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Researchers identify marker of heart disease in low-birthweight babies
Some low birth weight
infants have large particles rich in apolipoprotein C-1, a blood protein that could put them at risk for heart disease later in life, according to a national study led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center researchers. For the study, Peter O. Kwiterovic...
American Dietetic Association statement on new 'MyPyramid'
...Take a personalized approach to dietary advice and weight
management, recognizing one size does not fit all. Eat a variety of foods from every group in balance and in moderation. Pay attention to calorie consumption. Achieve a balance between food and regular physical activity. The American Dietetic Ass...
Obesity hits below the belt: Overweight Americans suffer higher rate of knee cartilage tears
...ican Journal of Preventive Medicine. All the extra weight
Americans are lugging around accounts for up to 45...ct the problem is not complex. "A population-based weight
management program could decrease future burden on orthopedic and medical-care systems due to menisc...
The Cochrane Library newsletter, 2005, issue 2
...hological interventions. People, who want to loose weight
benefit from behavioural and cognitive behavioural interventions which are aimed to help people take control of food stimuli, reinforce good behaviour, develop methods of self-monitoring and problem solving, as well as learning to set realistic goals...
Being obese, underweight, associated with increased risk of death
...ited States, concern about the association of body weight
and a higher risk of death has also increased, acc...ciated with different levels of BMI (calculated as weight
in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) from the nationally representative (NHANES) ...
Researchers determine two arthritis medications are safe and effective for children
...mplicated than adults due to the wide variation in weight
between a baby and a teenager. Patients three to 17 years of age with polyarticular-course rheumatoid arthritis (where arthritis affects at least five joints) were recruited to the study at 32 centres in 13 countries. The children were given either m...
Propensity for obesity, diabetes, may occur in utero
...ion to a glucose stimulus. Even on rat chow, body weight
began to increase around day 55, and 2-HC rats wer... if an obese/insulin resistant mother brought body weight
and plasma insulin levels back to normal before becoming pregnant. Malathi Srinivasan. Ph.D, Suhad...
Study finds possible mechanism for link between sleep disturbances and metabolic syndrome
...with ahigh-fat diet--are associated with excessive weight
gain and the onset ofmetabolic syndrome in some pe... Clock gene fed a regular diet gained aboutas much weight
as normal mice that were fed a high-fat diet. The mice witha mutation in the Clock gene showed even...
Relatively few US adults report having a healthy lifestyle
...ng, improved diet, increased physical activity and weight
control, as the key to prevention and control of c...ter health. The 40.1 percent maintaining a healthy weight
were likely to be younger, better educated and also in general better health. Only 23.3 percent of p...
Report reveals need to improve physical health of people with schizophrenia
...ess contributes to premature death. Excessive body weight
increases the risk of ill health, and is the bigge...hizophrenia should start with regular and frequent weight
monitoring and address exercise, and lifestyle advice. Switching of antipsychotic medication to one ...
ENDO 2005 press conferences
...ill include new research highlighting a successful weight
loss program, the effect unfiltered coffee has on cholesterol, physical effects of extended exposure to high altitudes on climbers and the skeletal health of rowers versus runners. These four new studies will be featured on Monday, June 6 at 10:00 a...
College education protects middle-age caucasian women against obesity
...ces in the association between education level and weight
change for middle-aged women, according to an arti...dex (BMI) and changes in BMI. BMI is calculated as weight
in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. Researchers followed 2019 women whose averag...
Role of soy foods in addressing obesity to be topic of Illinois forum
...hallenge facing the U.S., human studies on soy and weight
loss, industry perspectives, and the economic, cultural and sociological impacts of obesity. The forum will be at the Hawthorn Suites, 101 Trade Center Drive, Champaign.Registration is $195, with a reduced fee of $75 available for academic and govern...
Obesity in middle age increases risk of dementia in later life
...ely to have dementia compared with those of normal weight
(body mass index 18.6-24.9). Body mass index predicted dementia more strongly among women. For example, obese women were 200% more likely to have dementia than women of normal weight, while obese men had a non-significant 30% increase in risk. Both ...
Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise
...d that the 22 female and 16 male participants lost weight
and improved their exercise capacity on the progra...ogram (mL/min/kg) to 35.3 mL/min/kg. Average body weight
decreased from 92.5 kg to 90.9 kg (203.5 pounds to 200 pounds). "We were surprised that we saw such...
Treating children with chronic hepatitis C
...e treatment ranging from mild flu-like symptoms to weight
loss to leucopenia (a decrease in white blood cell count). One girl developed diabetes mellitus, a rare but permanent side effect associated with interferon. She continued treatment and achieved sustained viral response. All other side effects resolv...
All low-fat diets are not equal, Stanford study shows
...udy required that participants maintain a constant weight
so that any changes in blood cholesterol would be ...able to the diets themselves-not to any changes in weight
brought on by the diets. When changes in weight
were observed, the participants' calories were chan...
MRI study shows hormone leptin alters brains, may ease cravings of people with obesity gene
... and morbidly obese lost about half of their body weight
while regulating their own food intake. Impact: The findings suggest Leptin may play a role in modulating personal behavior and perhaps food cravings. Background: Leptin is a protein hormone that plays an important role in regulating bo...
Fracture risk lower for black women than white women at all bone mineral density levels
...D and fracture was weakened when adjusted for body weight
and other risk factors, especially among black women. The absolute incidence of fracture across the pooled BMD distribution was 30 percent to 40 percent lower among black women at every BMD tertile. "We have demonstrated that reduced BMD of the hip ...
Exercise in cold water may increase appetite, UF study finds
... reported that women who swam did not lose as much weight
as those who jogged or cycled." For her study, pu...udy is that cold water temperature could frustrate weight
loss by increasing caloric intake. This study also provides some theoretical insight to the mechanis...
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