Weight loss varies little among diets

...and a BMI greater than 30 is considered obese.Obesity is a risk factor for many diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis.Although a variety of diets exist, including the low-fat diet and low-carbohydrate diet, evidence...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Children consume too much salt, raising risk of heart disease

...putting them at risk of future heart disease, the Centers for Disease Control...adults and increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke, she said."This...synergistic mix of diabetes, heart disease and obesity that collectively...

Jury won't consider 9 deaths linked to salmonella in Georgia trial of peanut plant owner

...for example, had also battled lung cancer and a brain tumor."They have cancer, they have diabetes, they have heart disease and their immune systems are compromised," Marler said. "There's no question they were infected. It's really...

On The Move

...Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Del.; Rush University Medical College's Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease in Chicago; The Heart Institute for Children at Advocate Hope Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill.; and the...

PTSD can lead to heart disease

...overview of PTSD and the risk of heart disease. The effects of PTSD can have...the risk of atherosclerosis and heart disease, Coughlin said. Those with PTSD...cholesterol that help protect against heart disease, he said.Studies of veterans...

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Gene discovery holds promise for heart disease treatment

...medicine to further lower the risk of heart disease. A new study in the New England...medication prescribed to fight heart disease. Statins decrease LDL or "bad...type of fat.A new frontier in heart disease is the understanding of genetics...

Rants & Raves

...walk inside stores without assistance and who look perfectly healthy, are not. Others medical problems, such as heart disease, kidney trouble, on dialysis, a multitude of things could be wrong with them. "Don't judge a book by its cover...

Analyst Notah Begay recovering from heart attack

...where a stent was inserted to unblock his right coronary artery. Begay, a Navajo from New Mexico, has a history of heart disease in the family.Golf Channel said Begay will be off the air indefinitely while he recovers.Begay, who won the last...

South trails in health, report says

...contains states with the highest rates of diabetes, heart disease deaths, infant mortality and cancer deaths."More...and burden of chronic diseases in the region, such as heart disease, hypertension and diabetes.The Kaiser report also notes...