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Obese women 40 per cent more likely to get cancer Obese women have around a 40 per cent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of a healthy weight, according to new figures. Obesity increases a woman's risk of developing at least seven types of cancer -- including
Science Daily | Mar 17, 2015 01:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Global economic impact of diabetes revealed in new study Diabetes reduces people's employment chances and wages around the world, according to a new study. Researchers studied the economic impact of type II diabetes worldwide, and were surprised to find not only a large cost burden in high-income countries, but
Science Daily | Mar 17, 2015 01:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Losing weight substantially reduces atrial fibrillation Obese patients with atrial fibrillation who lost at least 10 percent of their body weight were six times more likely to achieve long-term freedom from this common heart rhythm disorder compared to those who did not lose weight, according to a study.
Science Daily | Mar 16, 2015 5:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A breakfast of champions for diabetics For people with type-2 diabetes, blood sugar surges -- glucose spikes after meals -- can be life threatening, leading to cardiovascular complications. A new study demonstrates a new way to suppress deadly glucose surges throughout the day by eating a high
Science Daily | Mar 16, 2015 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Physicians want to learn more about diet, cardiovascular disease prevention Most physicians are aware of the importance of lifestyle factors in preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) -- and believe diet is as important as statin therapy and exercise, according to a new survey.
Science Daily | Mar 16, 2015 1:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bariatric surgery appears to cut risks for serious asthma-related events Bariatric surgery can significantly reduce the risk of asthma attacks -- also called exacerbations -- in obese patients with asthma, research shows. The report is the first to find that significant weight reduction can reduce serious asthma-associated eve
Science Daily | Mar 13, 2015 3:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Birth weight and pregnancy complications associated with the enamel defects A cross-sectional representative study aimed to assess the association between birth weight and severity of defects development of enamel (DDE) in the primary dentition. The sample was comprised 1,309 children five years of age, enrolled in kindergarten i
Science Daily | Mar 13, 2015 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nine superfruits and super seeds to add to your diet Although there is no universal standard definition of a super seed or superfruit, they are often described as providing a number of nutrients and health benefits all in one package. A new article describes nine seeds and superfruits that fit the bill for
Science Daily | Mar 12, 2015 9:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues In the continuing debate over how much vitamin E is enough, a new study has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient tied up in the blood stream, and prevent vitamin E from reaching
Science Daily | Mar 12, 2015 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Healthy eating, exercise, and brain-training program results in slower mental decline for older people A comprehensive program providing older people at risk of dementia with healthy eating guidance, exercise, brain training, and management of metabolic and vascular risk factors appears to slow down cognitive decline, according to the first ever randomized
Science Daily | Mar 12, 2015 01:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend