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A Matter of Fat Saddlebags, spare tires, muffin tops we've dreamed up as many names for body fat as Starbucks has for coffee. Even as otherwise sensible, well-adjusted adults, many of us spend a huge amount of time d ...
Mar 15 2007 11:09am
The Myth About Reducing Fat I don’t know how many of my female friends struggle from the age-old problem of extra flab along their inner thighs. While exercise videos about toning the thighs fill the infomercials ad infinitum, ...
Aug 14 2007 8:43am
... you cut way down on carbohydrates instead of fat. We actually really need a lot of good f ... more
Feb 12 2008 12:07pm
How and Where Fat Is Stored Predicts Disease Risk Better than Weight Newswise — A new study in mice indicates that overeating, rather than the obesity it causes, is the trigger for developing metabolic syndrome, a collection of heath risk factors that increases an ...
May 12 2008 11:55am
Liposuction--Still Not the Best Way to Lose Weight In our quick-fix culture, it's not a huge surprise that the popularity of liposuction is rapidly on the rise. Over 323,600 patients underwent the surgery in 2005, according to the American Academy o ...
Jul 30 2007 3:28pm
Hormone May Govern Desire to Eat Researchers have found that leptin, a hormone that helps stave off hunger pangs, may also govern the desire to eat. Leptin is a hormone that is produced by fat cells and swims around in the bloodstrea ...
Aug 10 2007 3:54pm
More reason to lose weight Leading nutritionist at Harvard Dr. Willett says that next to smoking, keeping a lean body is the most important advice for staying young and healthy. Fat cells create an imbalance in insulin l ...
Jan 05 2008 3:03am
With so many wonderful reasons to get healthy and stay that way you'd think it would be ea ... more
Jan 05 2008 6:36pm
Slimming pill ‘tricks’ body into burning fat SCIENTISTS have created an exercise pill that tricks cells into thinking they are undergoing serious exertion and so helps the body burn extra fat. The drug hints at radical new potential treatments ...
May 01 2007 1:10pm
Effect of broccoli, soy on cancer cells explained Eating foods like broccoli and soy has been linked to lower cancer rates, and California researchers said on Sunday that they may have discovered the biological mechanism behind the Using cells in a ...
Apr 16 2007 3:29pm
Watch the soy intake if you have had or are at high risk for breast cancer though.  Soy wo ... more
Jan 23 2009 6:29pm
Cell Phone Warning It seems that no matter where you go, there's someone on their cell phone: in the car, the gym, the Laundromat; I've even heard of people answering their phone during sex! I can't think of any call th ...
Jul 08 2007 5:00pm
My story with MS an a bone marrow stem cells transplant On the road to a bone marrow stem cell transplant in 2006     I was Dx in 2000 at age 28 when I lost my eyesite in my left eye of course. Gained my eyesite back with steroids. ...
Mar 23 2009 2:59am
Well thank you for such kind words!  I know I was on the same floor that I did my transp ... more
Sep 08 2009 9:32am