Associations between body mass index, body composition and bone density in young adults: findings from a southern Brazilian cohort

This study aimed to evaluate the association of body composition components and obesity with bone density.
Source: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - Category: Orthopaedics Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Combining weight-bearing exercise with aerobic pursuits was the most effective way to reduce the likelihood of developing obesity in a massive survey of 1.7 million US adults.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news
The majority of doctors will tell you that there is nothing you can do to reverse fatty liver and that health problems such as cirrhosis and liver failure may be in your future that they will address with the awful “solution” of liver transplant. The truth is the opposite: fatty liver is easily and readily reversible in virtually everybody, provided you take action before irreversible changes take place and are given the right information and tools. In this video, I discuss the three basic phenomena that drive fat deposition, liver damage, and inflammation that lead to this condition: Carbohydrate consumption ...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Open bowel flora carbohydrates carbs Inflammation NAFLD nash triglycerides undoctored wheat belly Source Type: blogs
The fat surrounding a tumor — and not the tumor itself — appears to drive better cancer responses among obese patients compared with patients of normal weight.Medscape Medical News
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Authors: Barr RD, Ladas EJ Abstract Introduction: Obesity compromises survival in children with cancer in high-income countries (HICs) and is accompanied often by sarcopenia. In low and middle-income countries (LMICs), where the great majority of children live, the prevalence of under-nutrition is as high as 95% in those with cancer. Nutritional support improves clinical outcomes, including survival.Areas covered: This narrative review describes the evolution of attention to nutrition in children with cancer and the increasing understanding of this relationship. An initial focus on obesity in children with acute le...
Source: Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Expert Rev Anticancer Ther Source Type: research
The objectives of this study were to determine the longer-term trends in childhood obesity and hyperlipidemia among residents of Fukushima Prefecture 5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake. METHODS: We evaluated the changes in he...
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AbstractFat-mass and obesity-associated protein (Fto) plays important roles in energy metabolism. It also acts as a demethylase and is most abundantly found in the brain. In the present study, we examined the spatial and temporal changes of Fto immunoreactivity after five minutes of transient forebrain ischemia in the hippocampus. In the control group, Fto immunoreactivity was mainly observed in the nucleus of pyramidal cells in the CA1 and CA3 regions as well as the polymorphic layer, granule cell layer, and subgranular zone of the dentate gyrus. Fto immunoreactivity was transiently, but not significantly, increased in th...
Source: Metabolic Brain Disease - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
(Universit é catholique de Louvain) Olivier Feron, a University of Louvain researcher, studies how cancer spreads through the body via metastasis.His major discovery was that cancer cells multiply by using lipids as food. His latest discovery, published in the scientific journal Nature Communications, is that lipid storage promotes cancer invasiveness.A new drug currently being tested to treat obesity may also help fight metastasis.
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Conclusion: There was a high prevalence of MetS and abnormal ECG among the studied population. Abnormal ECG findings were more common in men with no differential association in people with or without MetS. However, a significant association existed between certain components of MetS and ECG abnormalities in men only. Male gender and HDLc were independent predictors of ECG Abnormalities.Keyword: Electrocardiography, metabolic syndrome, africans.
Source: African Health Sciences - Category: African Health Source Type: research
Background: The 2017 ACC/AHA Guideline categorized blood pressure into 4 levels:normal (SBP
Source: African Health Sciences - Category: African Health Source Type: research
Introduction: Hypertension is a cause and consequence of chronic kidney disease globally. The other factors that work in concert with hypertension to cause CKD are yet to be clearly elucidated. Studies have identified proteinuria, dyslipidemia, obesity, smoking and family history of CKD as renal risk factors. Due to the high morbidity and mortality associated with occurrence of CKD including the enormous financial burden involved in its management, the knowledge of prevention and understanding of the risk factors for development of CKD is highly essential. Therefore, Identifying well defined risk factors that display stron...
Source: African Health Sciences - Category: African Health Source Type: research
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