Monthly Archives: December 2004
With the time for New Year's resolutions uncomfortably close, latest data from a huge nationwide study shows that obesity is up, as is drinking by women.
Immigrants who have lived in the United States for at least 15 years are nearly as obese as U.S.-born adults
Just in time for the holidays, McGill researchers have identified a new way to reduce fat and cholesterol levels in the body.
Women and people under 50 who have diabetes are not using aspirin, despite the fact that it has been found an effective and inexpensive means to reduce risk of first and subsequent heart attack.
A recent study suggests that their nutrient value has declined in recent decades.
Dental visits usually result in patient recommendations to floss or reschedule more appointments to treat a cavity, however, some patients are learning they may be at risk for a stroke too.
Anger and other negative emotions may be triggers for ischemic stroke, according to a study published in the December 14 issue of Neurology.
Race may play an important role in determining a person's obesity and fitness levels, shows a new study.
Overweight and obesity in young adulthood and middle age may have devastating effects on future Medicare expenditures.
Diabetics who do not have good control over their blood sugar levels are more susceptible to oral health problems than non-diabetics.
Scientist: chylomicrons gather on arterial walls and may be as dangerous or more dangerous than low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in causing strokes and heart attacks.
Obesity is likely to affect individuals in low-income areas where fresh fruits and vegetables may not be as plentiful.
Researchers found a greater risk of heart attack associated with Vioxx than Celebrex.
Angioplasty and stenting, the same techniques used to clear arteries blocked by heart disease, can also be used on the carotid artery to prevent stroke.