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Health benefits of quitting smoking could be improved by controlling weight gain

Controlling a person's weight after they have given up smoking could help maximi...ng is beneficial for lung function but may lead to weight gain. Previous studies have reported the effects of quitting smoking and weight change on lung funct...

Diabetes medication pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve predictors of cardiovascular risk

...ed with a higher number of cases of increased body weight (20 vs. 2; p...

Reconstruction of the lower jaw with a fibula autotrasplant

...caused the tumour to reach 10cm diameter and 400gr weight in a few months. After confirming the diagnosis the decision was taken to carry out surgery, given that the infirmity was continuing to evolve, which could have caused serious psychological damage to the child. The operation involved the extirpation...

Arm lift surgery generally safe, minor risks need to be considered, Mayo Clinic finds

...me patients. Dr. Knoetgen explains that in massive weight loss patients, an arm lift can help treat rashes t...is surgery's popularity primarily to the growth in weight loss surgeries such as gastric bypass surgery, since massive weight loss typically results in large ...

Low-fat dairy foods may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

...ple." Lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise and weight are established risk factors for type 2 diabetes. ... suggested that dairy consumption may help control weight and blood pressure and reduce the risks of health problems such as coronary artery disease and gout....

Carbonated soft drinks and sleeping pills cause heartburn during sleep

...nes with other types of sleeping pills, and losing weight can all help reduce nighttime heartburn."...

Digestive Disease Week 2005 spotlights breakthrough research in digestive health

...e choices on digestive health The effect of diet, weight and obesity surgery on the GI tract Novel targeted therapies for Crohn's and other inflammatory bowel diseases Technological advancements and improved efficacy in diagnosing GI disorders DDW is jointly sponsored by the American Association for the...

University of Manchester launches new anti-MRSA product

...que soft-edge radiused-corner design and its light weight also means it is easy for hospital staff to keep clean and move, thus further preventing the harbouring of bacteria. Professor Stephen Bush, Director of The University of Manchester's Centre for Manufacture, who led the design and production team for...

Study: Physicians need to be more vocal about encouraging diabetic patients to exercise

...ly to have no physical impairment and be of normal weight and better health status than those who were inactive. The research is believed to be the first-population based study to assess the influence of social and environmental factors on the physical activity behavior of people who have diabetes and live ...

Soft drinks consumption may increase the risk of childhood obesity

...of a sweetened soft drink--would prevent excessive weight gain in most Americans." The prevention of childhood obesity is of great importance. It has been estimated that 25% of obese children are already showing signs of glucose intolerance and "a child who is diagnosed with type II diabetes mellitus a...

Can rice bran oil melt away cholesterol?

...rapolated to humans, a person with an average body weight of 154 pounds would get around 560 IU, which is close to the 400 IU of Vitamin E normally taken. (The upper tolerable intake of Vitamin E is 1500 IU). Researchers have been investigating natural ways (besides diet and exercise) to achieve lower ch...

Work fatigue and working overtime are associated with weight gain

...blished study "Psychosocial working conditions and weight gain among employees" is part of the ongoing Helsi...ssociations between various working conditions and weight gain. Fourth of women and 19% of men reported that they had gained weight during the previous year....

High overnight blood pressure linked to increased blood sugar levels

...t the onset of diabetes with the help of exercise, weight loss and diet changes. In addition to the potential for developing diabetes, the higher glucose and insulin rates could contribute to the increased rate of cardiovascular problems among non-dippers, says Mark Supiano, M.D., professor of geriatric med...

Those at high-risk for skin cancer burnt by own behaviour

...essionals who educate people to quit smoking, lose weight and exercise more," says Dr. Wang. "It seems we are all teenagers inside, and believe we are invincible to the cumulative dangers of these activities." Immediately after diagnosis for melanoma, however, patients made significant changes to reduce the...

UCLA researchers find common gastrointestinal condition keeps patients up at night

..., caffeine, onions, chocolate and alcohol. Losing weight may also help alleviate GERD symptoms. 5 About Digestive Disease Week Digestive Disease Week (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastro...

Obesity linked to colorectal and esophageal cancers

...se Week 2005 (DDW). Studies also show that losing weight may decrease the chances of developing colorectal ...the serious health implications of carrying excess weight on the body. A high body mass index is now associated with cancers of the digestive tract and other...

New methods offer alternatives for patients undergoing obesity surgery

... and effective. All patients achieved significant weight loss, ranging from 15 to 49 kilos at month nine. ...roplasty helped obese patients achieve significant weight loss without enduring an invasive procedure," said Dr. Roberto Fogel, lead investigator on the study...

Biologic therapies for bowel disease show promise in clinical trials

...e are diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, fatigue and weight loss. "Crohn's and ulcerative colitis are serious and complex diseases with varied treatment options. Unfortunately, the available therapies are not effective in many patients.," said John Johanson, M.D., of the University of Illinois. "These findi...

The link between physical activity and ovarian cancer

...th physical activity observed in women with normal weight suggests that other factors also come into play. Another possibility is that regular moderate physical activity enhances the immune system and improves the antioxidant defense systems both of which may help prevent cancer. This would help to explain...

Weighing the evidence: A forum to examine the latest news about overweight, obesity and mortality

...H will look at methodological issues in studies of weight and mortality. Frank Hu - Associate Professor of N...he American Cancer Society, will give an update on weight and mortality in ACS studies. Donna Stroup Director, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion at th...

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