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Regular Exercise, Maintaining Normal BMI Reduces Incidence of Heart Failure
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Sedentary lifestyle may cause hard-to-treat heart failure

"Previous studies have consistently found an association between low levels of physical activity, high BMI, and overall risk of heart failure," said Jarett Berry, associate professor at UT Southwestern Medical Centre in the US. DNA, 2 months ago

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Rugby-Scotland centre Bennett out for up to a year after knee surgery

"Mark Bennett has undergone ACL reconstruction at BMI Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow.
 DNA1 month ago

Thin body ideals make overweight consumers spend more, according to study

Seeing thin objects prompts high-BMI consumers to make more indulgent spending decisions.
 DNA1 month ago

Your belly fat may up risk of cancer

Besides high body mass index (BMI), individuals with increased belly fat may be at a greater risk of developing cancer, including of the breast and bowel, especially in older adults, researchers have warned.Being overweight or obese is the single biggest ...
 Prokerala1 day ago

Eating avocado may help lose weight

Want to shed those extra kilos? Try avocados, which may help lower body weight, body mass index (BMI) as well as lead to smaller waist circumference, researchers have found.The findings, published in the journal Internal Medicine Review, showed that avocado ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago Eating avocados may help shed extra kilos: study  Business Standard3 weeks ago

Both obesity and low BMI may up migraine risk in women

Young women with obesity or underweight conditions may be at an increased risk for migraine, according to a study.Migraine is a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.The study revealed that people who ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Carbs in evening may impact prediabetic men

Middle-aged men with high body mass index (BMI) and prediabetes condition cannot process carbohydrate-rich foods in the evening, as it may have a negative effect on their blood glucose regulation, a study has showed.The findings showed that the internal clock ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
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Waist Circumference, BMI Helps Predict Kidney Function Decline

by Julia Samuel on May 22, 2017 at 4:41 PM Research News Fat can have differing effects on health and metabolism depending on its location in the body. Although higher BMI has been associated with development of CKD, it may be important to consider where ...
 Med India3 days ago
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New Adolescent Obesity Indicator More Accurate Than BMI

by Julia Samuel on May 17, 2017 at 12:59 PM Health Watch Highlights The body mass index may not be a good indicator to assess body fat in adolescents between the ages of 8 and 17. Using BMI percentiles, researchers noted that adolescents are incorrectly ...
 Med India1 week ago Neck Circumference May Be an Independent Predictor of Sleep Apnea  Med India1 month ago Obesity, Weight Gain is a Risk Factor For 11 Types of Cancer  Med India2 months ago
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Growing Vegetables as Part of School-Based Intervention Improves BMI in Children

by Julia Samuel on May 9, 2017 at 1:43 PM Child Health News Various factors influence childhood obesity. Though parent feeding practices have been shown to be influential, but that influence has also been shown to change with age. Factors such as access to ...
 Med India2 weeks ago
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