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Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease

...ry about. In our thirties and forties, we often gain three to four inches in the midsection, said James A. de Lemos, M.D., F.A.C.C., a professor of medicine and director of the Coronary Care Unit at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Its a day-to-day, meal-to-meal battle, but its wort...

MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

...ere are too few radiologists who have been able to gain sufficient experience with this specific application,' she says. In order to evaluate the MRI scans, an experienced eye is needed. It is the radiologist that diagnoses the patient, not the magnet. In order to find these pre-invasive stages of breast ...

Hormone regulates fondness for food

...ny people over a long period of time, other people gain weight very easily. More studies are needed to find out how these brain responses vary in people with weight problems in general. Research is needed to find out how leptin triggers other chemicals in the brain and how alteration of these pathways con...

Diet foods for children may lead to obesity

...adulthood may induce overeating and gradual weight gain through the taste conditioning process that we have described," Pierce said. Pierce added that his team's "taste conditioning process" theory may explain "puzzling results" from other studies, such as a recent one from researchers at the University...

'Heroes of Chemistry' honored for medical, energy, environmental breakthroughs

...pical antipsychotics, Geodon does not cause weight gain on long-term therapy, which is a significant advantage. Also marketed under the trademark Zeldox, Geodon is available in more than 85 markets. It became the fastest growing atypical antipsychotic in the U.S. market in 2006 and had worldwide sales in ...

To gain muscle and lose fat, drink milk: study

...e drinking soy lost no fat. At the same time, the gain in muscle was much greater among the milk drinkers...tions of these results are obvious: if you want to gain muscle and lose fat as a result of working out, drink milk. As reported in the first phase of the ...

Theory of facial aging gets a facelift from UT Southwestern researchers

...ace is made up of individual fat compartments that gain and lose fat at different times and different rates as we age. The study involved injecting different types of dye into facial cavities of 30 cadavers. Despite at least 24 hours of settling time, the dye, rather than permeating the entire face, sta...

Fat is the new normal, FSU researcher says

...the population has fed even more collective weight gain as our perception of what is considered a normal b...conomists believe that people eat more -- and thus gain weight -- when food prices drop, but thats just part of the story behind the nations dramatic weight...

Program announced to improve care in developing areas for patients with blood disorders

...am that allows hematology-related professionals to gain educational and practical experience on a specific topic for up to 12 weeks at a host institution. The minimum stay for hematologists who volunteer for the program is two weeks. HVO training programs focus on local diseases and health conditions, ...

Speeding up CT scans with cellphone technology, ultrasound warning signal for breast cancer

...de ( glidec@karmanos.org ), says that they hope to gain FDA approval and introduce the device into general use. Further information about the device can be found at www.karmanos.org/cure . [Thursday, July 26, 2007, Papers at 2:30 PM (TH-D-M100J-6), 5 PM (TH-E-L100J-6), and 5:12 PM (TH-E-L100J-7).] ...

When minority patients have insurance and a medical home, their health care improves

...ities in health. Insurance coverage helps people gain access to health care, but the next thing you have to ask is access to what" says lead co-author Anne Beal, M.D., senior program officer at the Commonwealth Fund. We found many disparities in care; however, disparities are not immutable. This survey ...

How to lose weight and not go hungry: HU researcher develops drug that mimics feeling of 'fullness'

... that it was able to cross the intestinal wall and gain access into the blood stream. Once in the blood, it could make its way to the MC4R receptor and close the circuit to send out the full signal. The result is that a person seriously wishing to overcome obesity could take this compound orally in ord...

Metabolic syndrome points to heart health

Typified by high blood pressure, weight gain around the waist and problems regulating blood sugar, metabolic syndrome may also be associated with compromised heart structure and function, according to a paper published in the online open access journal BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. Ana Azeved...

Study identifies new regulator of fat metabolism

...es, the composition of the calories causes them to gain weight in different ways. The differences in weight gain reflect differences in metabolic rates, she explains. These, in turn, result in hormonal changes tha...

Study shows Diachrome improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes

...he risk of unwanted side effects, including weight gain or hypoglycemic events, and could place an added financial burden on the patient, said Cesar Albarracin, MD, lead investigator and a leader in the field of nutritional management of type 2 diabetes. This study shows that adding Diachrome to anti-dia...

Antipsychotic drugs increase risk of death in older people with dementia

...ne in 2000 to 2004 finds that uninsured people who gain insurance spend at the same rate as those who have had insurance continuously and insured people who lose insurance spend at levels similar to those who have been continuously uninsured (Article, p. 768). The authors suggest that "expenditures associ...

Brain-boosting pill alleviates post-chemotherapy fogginess

...students, athletes, soldiers or others who want to gain an edge in a competitive environment sometimes seek out the drug, calling it a genius pill. The application for cancer care is unique and entirely appropriate, Kohli said. Although some in the scientific community doubt the existence of chemo-brai...

Getting the word out: Babies are born to be breastfed

...ant than bottle-fed one and that breastfed infants gain weight more slowly, which has been linked to lower obesity risk....

New biodegradable magnesium stents for coronary arteries

...a lumen enlargement similar to the immediate lumen gain obtained with conventional metallic stents." The Article says the new biodegradable stents overcome the limitations of conventional permanent stents namely that they can cause thrombosis many months after implantation and thus regular dual antipl...

Human stem cell treatment restores motor function in paralyzed rats

..., adding that the goal is to provide a significant gain in functional mobility of the patients legs. This study builds on Marsalas previous work in rat models using human neuronal stem cells, published in October 2004 in the European Journal of Neurosciences. In that study, significantly improved moto...

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