Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTObesity is associated with reduced muscle mass and impaired metabolism. Epigenetic changes that affect the formation of new muscle cells may be a contributing factor, according to new research from...
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:00:00 PSTTraining that lasts as little as 12 weeks can be an effective treatment to limit cognitive decline following a stroke. Exercise can improve brain function in chronic stroke patients.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAre shrimp safe for people to eat who have high cholesterol? Learn about things to consider when eating shrimp and how to prepare them in a healthful way.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPatients with breast cancer can incorporate a variety of lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence, a new review suggests.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA weight loss program that incorporates a maintenance intervention could help participants be more successful at keeping off pounds long term.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTAround 40 percent of a child's weight is inherited from their parents, with 20 percent due to the mother and 20 percent due to the father, study finds.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTWalking for just 30 minutes three times per week could improve the quality of life for those with advanced cancer, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal has found.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTOlder Australians can reduce their time spent in hospital by walking an extra 4300 steps per day, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat are the risks of cholesterol and who should have a test? Learn about what to expect with the test, what the results mean, and treatment options.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research finds that gaining weight from the age of 20 may increase the risk of developing esophageal and stomach cancers later in life.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTObesity, or a high fat diet, can lead to changes in the immune system similar to those observed with aging. That's what research published in Experimental Physiology suggests.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTUsing a cutting-edge technique, researchers from the United Kingdom investigate the effect of active and inactive vitamin D levels on muscle strength.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearch reveals patients regain urinary and erectile function within a month.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study finds that having a genetic predisposition to a higher waist-to-hip ratio adjusted for BMI is linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTMonash University and Danish researchers have discovered a gene in worms that could help break the cycle of overeating and under-exercising that can lead to obesity.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that obesity caused by a high-fat diet increases immune system T cells, resulting in inflammation that raises cardiovascular risk.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research led by scientists from Yale University show how some insulin-producing beta cells survive the immune attack typical of type 1 diabetes.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTGastric bypass surgery is one of the most successful treatments for obesity and related disorders; however, some patients may not want to undergo surgery.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTDiets that contain whole grains speed up metabolism and increase calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion, finds new research.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTHaving convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood residents.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTNew mouse study shows prenatal exposure to bisphenol A increases obesity risk in the offspring by lowering sensitivity to an appetite-controlling hormone.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe heavier someone is, the less likely they are to have what many people might call a "good death", with hospice care and a chance to die at home, a new study finds.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTContrary to previous data, a new study finds that some health measures in postmenopausal women, such as body mass index (BMI), tend to worsen if the women marry and to improve if they divorce or...
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTPlastic surgeons and other cosmetic professionals are familiar with the challenges posed by patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seeking cosmetic procedures, reports a survey study in...
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTA study of over 33,000 people, published in the journal BMC Public Health, indicates that public health strategies that aim to prevent adult weight gain in the whole population have the potential...