Body fat distribution linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer

In the first prospective study of directly measured body fat distribution and prostate cancer risk, investigators found that higher levels of abdominal and thigh fat are associated with an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the findings may lead to a better understanding of the relationship between […]

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How interval training affects ‘belly fat’ in obese 70-year-olds

By today’s estimates, one-third of adults aged 65 or older are obese. This growing obesity trend, along with the decrease in our level of physical activity as we age, seriously raises our risk of diseases and death. We know that aging leads to a gradual decrease in lean body mass (LBM). Put simply, LBM is the entire weight of your […]

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Diet-helpers: Apple cider vinegar stimulates the metabolism and helps in Slimming

How does Apple cider vinegar on weight loss? In recent years, there have been statements that Apple cider vinegar helps against several health problems. Experts noted that Apple cider vinegar can also activate the metabolism, causing the body to use fat for the production of energy, instead of storing this fat, Obesity and obesity can lead. The scientists of the […]

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Meghan Markle's Response to Being Called a "Fat Lady" Was Perfect

Royal pregnancies are subject to endless scrutiny and there are bound to be at least one or two, uh, awkward moments. The key is to take it all in stride, and that’s exactly how Meghan Markle responded to being called a “fat lady” during a visit to an animal shelter on Wednesday. The Duchess of Sussex, who happens to be […]

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MRI effective for monitoring liver fat in obese patients

MRI provides a safe, noninvasive way to monitor liver fat levels in people who undergo weight loss treatments for obesity, according to a new study published in the journal Radiology. Obesity is a major U.S. public health issue, with more than two-thirds of American adults considered overweight or obese. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is common in obese patients. The condition […]

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Obese mice lose a third of their fat using a natural protein

To the great surprise of cancer researchers, a protein they investigated for its possible role in cancer turned out to be a powerful regulator of metabolism. The Georgetown University-led study found that forced expression of this protein in a laboratory strain of obese mice showed a remarkable reduction of their fat mass despite a genetic predisposition to eat all the […]

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