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Even `metabolically healthy ’ obese people have higher heart disease risk

(Reuters Health) - People who are considered metabolically healthy may still have a higher risk of developing heart problems if they are obese than they would if they weighed less, a recent study suggests.
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We describe here the longitudinal change in several modifiable CVD risk factors after participation in up to 3  years of Fit2Play™, a park-based afterschool program. Children ages 6–15 years old (N = 2261, mean age 9.0 years, 50% Hispanic, 47% non-Hispanic black, 54% male) who participated in Fit2Play™ for either 1–3 school years between 2010 and 2016 had height, weight, 4-site skinfold thickne sses, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, the progressive aerobic cardiovascular endurance run test, and health/wellness knowledge and behavior scores collected at the beginning and...
Source: Journal of Community Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Review ‐Symposium Source Type: research
ConclusionThis study shows that the number of students suffering from different types of NCDs is not negligible. Their lifestyle and family history of NCDs are responsible for this to a significant extent. Urgent initiatives should be taken to rein in the spread of NCDs among the youth of Bangladesh.
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
YSPH ’s Nicola Hawley believes that early childhood intervention is critical to addressing Samoa's epidemic rates of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.
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I’ve talked previously about the 7 Common Mistakes people make when they first start out on the Wheat Belly lifestyle, such as eating gluten-free foods or continuing to avoid fat. Make just one of these mistakes and it can impair your weight loss and health-regaining success. Set it right and wonderful things can happen. There are, however, several additional landmines that can explode in your path and deprive you of the kinds of extravagant successes you see on the Wheat Belly Facebook page. Among the additional common mistakes people make are: Continuing to consume soft drinks sweetened with aspartame–Big mi...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Wheat Belly Lifestyle aspartame calories iodine prebiotic resistant starch salt undoctored Weight Loss Source Type: blogs
(Natural News) Studies reveal that a hysterectomy, the surgical removal of the woman’s uterus, increased the risk of congestive heart failure by four times and doubles the likelihood of coronary heart disease. The procedure to excise the uterus is considered a standard procedure for treating certain conditions in the regions such as fibroids and endometriosis. However, there is little research...
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CONCLUSIONSThese results support strong efforts to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors and to treat cardiovascular risk factors aggressively in HCT survivors. This may reduce future ischemic heart disease and overall mortality in this high‐risk population. Cancer 2018. © 2018 American Cancer Society.
Source: Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
MONDAY, Jan. 8, 2018 -- Severely obese teens who undergo bariatric surgery to lose weight end up lowering their heart disease risk down the road, new research indicates. For the study, researchers tracked 242 adolescents for three years after they...
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(Nationwide Children's Hospital) Adolescents with severe obesity who had bariatric surgery showed significant improvements in cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to this study. Prior to bariatric surgery, 33 percent of the study participants had three or more defined cardiovascular disease risk factors. However, three years post-surgery only 5 percent of study participants had three or more risk factors; representing significant reduction in the overall likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease later in life.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Contributors : Reiner A Wimmer ; Nikolaus Wick ; Brigitte Hantusch ; Alexandra Leopoldi ; Martin Aichinger ; Monika H ämmerle ; Guibin Chen ; Manfred Boehm ; Johannes Zuber ; Dontscho Kerjaschki ; Josef M PenningerSeries Type : Expression profiling by high throughput sequencingOrganism : Homo sapiensThe prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) is increasing constantly and various risk factors such as obesity, aging, nutritional states and physical inactivity, in addition to genetic pre-dispositions in different populations has been identified. The consequences of high blood glucose include damaged blood vessels, l...
Source: GEO: Gene Expression Omnibus - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Tags: Expression profiling by high throughput sequencing Homo sapiens Source Type: research
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