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Body Mass Index - 31 News Result(s)
  • Too Much Television Could Lead to a Higher Body Mass Index
    Too Much Television Could Lead to a Higher Body Mass Index

    According to a new study, the more hours peoplespend watching television each day, the higher the likelihood that they will have a greater body mass index

  • Excess Body Fat And Weight May Cause Cardiovascular Disease; Eat These Foods To Lose Weight
    Excess Body Fat And Weight May Cause Cardiovascular Disease; Eat These Foods To Lose Weight

    An increase in the fat mass and body mass index (BMI) is directly linked to increased risk of blood vessel diseases.

  • Steep Drop in BMI Could Indicate Alzheimer's in Elder Women
    Steep Drop in BMI Could Indicate Alzheimer's in Elder Women

    A recent study has found that women with a gene variant associated with Alzheimer's disease experience a steeper decline in body mass index (BMI) after the age 70.

  • Higher BMI May Support the Spread of Blood Cancer
    Higher BMI May Support the Spread of Blood Cancer

    As body mass index (BMI) increases, so does the growth and spread of the blood cancer multiple myeloma, a study warns.

  • Obesity Rate Increases Among Women in the US
    Obesity Rate Increases Among Women in the US

    A report released by US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday said more than 40 percent of US women are obese compared to 35 percent of men.

  • Eat Pasta to Cut That Extra Flab
    Eat Pasta to Cut That Extra Flab

    According to researchers, eating pasta -- the fundamental component of Italian Mediterranean tradition -- can lead to a decrease in the body mass index (BMI) as well as decrease the likelihood of both general and ...

  • Why Obese Women Have Uncontrollable Urge to Eat
    Why Obese Women Have Uncontrollable Urge to Eat

    Women with severe obesity often report an underlying drive to eat continually because their brain's reward centres continue to respond to food cues even after they have eaten and are no longer hungry, a study ...

  • Bigger Waistline May Increase Liver Cancer Risk: Study
    Bigger Waistline May Increase Liver Cancer Risk: Study

    High body mass index (BMI), increased waist circumference and type 2 diabetes mellitus may increase the risk of liver cancer, a new study has found.

  • Do You Eat Like Your Friend On Social Media? Study Says We Copy Our Virtual Friends? Eating Habits
    Do You Eat Like Your Friend On Social Media? Study Says We Copy Our Virtual Friends? Eating Habits

    A recent study says that the eating habits of social media users, be it junk or healthy, are more likely to get influenced by the peer group.

  • Global Calorie Intake May Rise With Increasing Body Weight And Height Of People: Study
    Global Calorie Intake May Rise With Increasing Body Weight And Height Of People: Study

    Average body height and body size are increasing in most countries around the world. This means that more food needs to be eaten by people to maintain the higher weight. Rising Body Mass Index ...

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