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New clue into how diet and exercise enhance longevity

...stics that should shorten their livessuch as being overweight and having higher insulin levels in the blood, said White. However, both sets of Irs2 knockout mice exhibited other characteristics that marked them as healthier, said White. They were more active as they aged, and their glucose metabolism resembl...

Obesity found to be a risk factor for multiple myeloma

...iple myeloma. The effect was less pronounced among overweight or obese women, yet those women also had an increased risk. The study also looked at whether regular exercise is related to risk of multiple myeloma. There was not a clear effect of exercise on risk, although the results among women suggested tha...

Losing weight after pregnancy -- diet and exercise better than diet alone

...eight within six months have a lower risk of being overweight ten years later. As well as helping reduce body weight, exercise has the added advantage of improving the womens cardiovascular fitness and preserves fat-free mass dieting alone reduces fat-free mass, says Amanda Amorim, an epidemiologist working ...

Scientists find brown fat master switch

...tch in people might be a new strategy for treating overweight and obesity. The investigators said their next step is to rev up the control in mice and overfeed them to see if they are resistant to becoming obese. "Brown fat is present in mice and in human infants, where it keeps them warm by dissipating food ...

Study finds Western-style 'meat-sweet' diet increases risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women

...ociated with increased risk of breast cancer among overweight postmenopausal women. Specifically, high intake of the meat-sweet pattern was associated with a greater than twofold increased risk of ER+ breast cancer among these women. The results showed no overall association of breast cancer risk with the veget...

Fat horses face health problems

...ring the pioneering research were determined to be overweight or obese and may be subject to serious health pro... Horse Industry Board, the study hypothesized that overweight horses may suffer from insulin and sugar imbalances, chronic inflammation, and oxidative stress, a m...

A spoonful of sugar helps your waistline go down

... activity achieved the greatest health benefits in overweight subjects. The study, which will be published in th...eating plans. As part of a 12-week programme, 69 overweight women (average age 41 years; average body mass index [BMI] 32 kg/m2) were given advice on either die...

Researchers isolate new risk marker for overweight children

A study of 40 overweight children in Edmonton has revealed they all share s...DL cholesterol levels, which are typically high in overweight adults, remained in the normal range. In discovering high levels of apoB48 in these children, the...

Fat fish put obesity on the hook

... Disease Control and Prevention, the prevalence of overweight and obesity have risen steadily over the past 30 y...04). For children aged 25 years, the prevalence of overweight increased from 5.0% to 13.9%; for those aged 611 years, prevalence increased from 6.5% to 18.8%; and...

Gum disease in postmenopausal women linked to oral bone loss

...n and oral bone loss turned out to be strongest in overweight women, compared to normal weight or obese women. ...the study. However, the greatest risk was seen in overweight women. This was supported by a three-fold increase in these women. Other factors that we could not a...

Lack of sun does not explain low vitamin D in elderly who are overweight

BOSTON -- Its not yet clear why overweight elderly adults have low levels of vitamin D in their blood. However, researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) have found that lack of sun exposure may not account for low levels of v...

It's safe for obese moms-to-be to lose weight during pregnancy, new SLU research finds

...se women and men. We are witnessing an epidemic of overweight and obesity, Dr. Artal says. Pregnancy seems to be...ore in educating women, particularly those who are overweight or obese, about the importance of eating healthy and limiting the amount of weight they gain during ...

Story ideas from the Journal of Lipid Research

...arthritis, and some cancers. They explain that, in overweight or obese people, nutrients leak from fat tissue an...e ideas for therapeutic strategies that could help overweight and obese individuals lose their excessive amount of fat tissue. They suggest treatments that would ...

IMS updated recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy

...hat the majority of subjects in the WHI study were overweight or obese. Data from the WHI and Nurses Health Study suggest that long-term estrogen-only administration for 7 and 15 years, respectively, does not increase the risk of breast cancer in American women. Recent European observational studies suggest t...

100 percent juice not associated with overweight in children

... juice is not associated with young children being overweight or at risk for becoming overweight The research abstract, presented today at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in Toron...

Difficult births in obese women due to uterus failure

...egnant women, researchers found that almost 1 in 5 overweight women had to undergo an emergency Caesarean Sectio... Professor Sue Wray commented: "Our research shows overweight women are at considerably higher risk of having to undergo an emergency Caesarean Section birth and ...

Geisinger launches extensive study on obesity and related liver problem

...ectronic Health Record to learn why some obese and overweight people develop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and similar problems. "We need to look at what causes this disease and how we can treat it," Gerhard said. "Our patients are graciously giving us the means to answer those questions." Aside from th...

Study examines calorie restriction and glycemic load

...trition Science and Policy at Tufts. Thirty-four overweight but otherwise healthy men and women were assigned randomly to a low-glycemic-load (LG) or high-glycemic-load (HG) diet. At six months, the LG group had lost an average of 10.4 percent body weight, while the HG group had lost an average of 9 percent b...

Preventing obesity in children -- research highlights physical activity levels

... would appear to be commonsense that anyone who is overweight or obese has been doing less physical activity than other people, body fat and energy expenditure are both hard to measure accurately. It has not therefore been clear which factor eating too much or doing too little is most responsible for the risi...

Too much weight spells double trouble for couples trying to conceive

If both partners in a couple are overweight or obese, they are more likely to have to wait lon...fertility were, or would become, more common. If overweight and obesity actually is a cause of subfecundity, and if the obesity epidemic continues, this reduced...

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