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Fat mass index is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular events

Investigating the relation between predicted lean body mass or fat mass and the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Poor diet can lead to blindness

Poor diet can lead to blindness

An extreme case of "fussy" or "picky" eating caused a young patient’s blindness.
Women having junk food, tackling weight gain

Scientists found hormonal link between diet and obesity

Obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or more, is common in many parts of the world. Obesity rates are...
Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Contrary to popular belief, not only obese and overweight but also non-obese and lean persons may be prone to type 2 diabetes. A recent study...
Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size

Excessive body fat around the middle linked to smaller brain size

Carrying additional body fat, particularly around the middle, might be connected to brain shrinkage, by an investigation distributed recently. For the study, scientists determined...
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed a simpler and more accurate method of estimating body fat

Forget BMI. Scientists developed a simple way to estimate body fat

Body Mass Index (BMI) is the most common method to access whether someone is overweight or fat. But many medical experts assume this method...
‘Apple shape’ more strongly linked to risk of heart attack in women

Apple shape more strongly linked to risk of heart attack in women, study

The new research from The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has discovered women with bigger waists relative to their...
High body fat levels links to increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, suggests study

High body fat levels links to increased breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women, suggests...

Among postmenopausal ladies with Body Mass Index (BMI), those with a higher muscle to fat ratio levels had an expanded hazard for intrusive bosom...
Friends’ genes may help friends stay in school, study suggests

Friends’ genes may help friends stay in school, study suggests

While there's logical proof to propose that your qualities have a comment with how far you'll go in school, new Stanford and somewhere else...

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