Study protocol for BeWEL: The impact of a BodyWEight and physicaL activity intervention on adults at risk of developing colorectal adenomas
- Is adiposity at normal body weight relevant for cardiovascular disease risk? Tanaka, S.; Togashi, K.; Rankinen, T.; Perusse, L.; Leon, A.S.; Rao, D.C.; Skinner, J.S.; Wilmore, J.H.; Bouchard, C. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Feb2002, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p176
Examines the relation between adiposity and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in normal weight individuals. Measurement of percentage body fat and fat mass; Cross-sectional study using the sample of white people aged from 17 to 60 years from the Quebec Family Study and the Heritage Family...
- Sitting increases risk of developing diabetes. // Occupational Health;Dec2012, Vol. 64 Issue 12, p4
The article presents the study made by the Leicester and Loughborough Universities in Great Britain, which showed that sitting for long periods could increase the risk of diabetes, heart disease and even death.
- Predictive validity of health-related fitness in youth: a systematic review. J R Ruiz // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Nov2009, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p909
The objective of the present systematic review was to investigate whether physical fitness in childhood and adolescence is a predictor of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, events and syndromes, quality of life and low back pain later in life. Physical fitness-related components were:...
- Abdominal adiposity values associated with established body mass indexes in white, black and hispanic Americans. A study from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Okosun, I S; Tedders, S H; Choi, S; Dever, G E A // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Oct2000, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p1279
PURPOSE: To determine whether white, black and hispanic young (17â€“39 y) and middle-aged (40â€“59 y) adults, and elderly (60â€“90 y) Americans have the same values of abdominal adiposity (estimated from waist circumference (WC) at the established levels of overweight (body mass...
- Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Ades, Philip A. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2010, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p112
The authors reflect on the concept of the obesity paradox. They mention that several epidemiological studies have found a positive relationship between obesity and mortality. In contrast, they also cite that various cross-sectional and retrospective database studies have found opposite...
- Long-term effects of weight loss on pharmaceutical costs in obese subjects. A report from the SOS intervention study. Agren, G.; Narbro, K.; Naslund, I.; Sjostrom, L.; Peltonen, M. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Feb2002, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p184
Investigates the long-term effects of weight change on medication for diabetes and cardiovascular disease in severely obese subjects. Changes in the use and costs of medication in relation to treatment and weight change; Results of the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) intervention study.
- Body weight perception among Sri Lankan cardiac patients. Jayawardena, Ranil; Punchihewa, Pavani; Ranathunga, Ishara; Lokunarangoda, Niroshan; Pathirana, Anidu Keerthi; Santharaj, Wijeyasingam Samuel // BMC Obesity;7/4/2016, Vol. 3, p1
Background: Misperception of body weight by individuals is a known occurrence. However, it is a potential target for implementing obesity reduction interventions in patients with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The aim of this study was to describe the association between self-perception...
- health wire. // Consumer Reports on Health;Nov2012, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p2
The article presents several health news briefs as of November 2012. Topics include a study of the beneficial effects of flavonol antioxidants found in dark chocolate on blood pressure, research into the correlation of blood types with the risk of heart disease, and a report on the effectiveness...
- Aspirin fights colorectal cancer. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;9/16/2015, pA02
The article reports on the advantages of aspirin in lowering cardiovascular risk and risks of developing colorectal cancer, as announced by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.