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Fats in the body can be quite normal these days. With the almost easy ways to get things done because of the revolutionary technology that everyone can use, a sedentary lifestyle can be inevitable. The thing is, it is not ideal to have excess fats seen here and there. Take into account that being overweight…

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Obesity is one of the most common problems of these days. Both genders can be affected by the condition. Most people do not have any idea they are obese until they experience different medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, gout, breathing problems and other related. Some of the factors linked to obesity…

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Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition when the blood pressure is above the normal range. This is the long term force of blood against the person’s arterial walls that becomes high that can, later on, lead to health diseases-conditions. The blood pressure can be determined by the amount of blood that the heart…

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Asking older adults how much they weighed in the past can help to predict their risk of heart failure, according to recent research. Ideally, doctors treating older people would have ready access to accurate weight histories from lifelong medical records. In reality, however, medical records tend not to accompany people as they change their primary…

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One of the healthiest nations – the Japanese – have the longest life expectancy and are one of the countries with the lowest obesity rates. According to science, this is mostly because of their diet. While the obesity rates across the world vary between 15 and 30 percent (which is quite high), Japan is keeping…

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Obesity rates in children have been rising for years, and the consequences of that extra weight may be showing up in cancer cases. A new review found that certain cancers associated with people over 50 now affect people at younger ages more frequently. And obesity may be to blame. Of the 20 most common cancers…

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The latest tally of Americans adults affected by diabetes finds more than 23 million struggle with the blood sugar disease. Of those, the vast majority — 21 million cases — are caused by type 2 diabetes, which is often linked to overweight or obesity, according to the report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control…

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Obese men with advanced melanoma skin cancer seem to have a survival benefit over their slimmer peers, a new study suggests. Among men who received treatment for the potentially deadly cancer, obese patients lived an average of 47 percent longer than those with a healthy body weight, researchers found. For women, however, weight did not…

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Living in a neighborhood with a high rate of obesity might raise the odds that you and your children will become plus-sized, too. That’s according to a new study involving more than 1,500 U.S. Army families. The researchers say their findings may help explain why high obesity rates in the United States tend to cluster…

Diabetes mellitus is a state of chronic hyperglycemia that results from either an insulin deficiency, insulin resistance or both. There are several risk factors that have been identified. Presence of any of these risk factors increases the likelihood of a person to develop diabetes mellitus. The risk factors include: Family history Diabetes is a disease…

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