Category Archives: Weight Loss

Climbers With Altitude Sickness Show Signs of Brain Bleeds Years Later

Mountaineers who’ve had the illness should gradually prepare for rising elevations, researchers say THURSDAY, Nov. 29 (HealthDay News) — Mountain climbers who develop a potentially fatal type of high-altitude sickness can have traces of bleeding in the brain long after they recover, according to a new German study. The study was expected to be presented…

Deep Belly Fat Could Weaken Men’s Bones, Study Suggests

Level of ‘visceral fat’ seemed to have an effect regardless of man’s overall weight WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28 (HealthDay News) — Obese men with a lot of deep belly fat are at greater risk for bone-thinning than other men, a new study finds. Although bone loss, or osteoporosis, is widely believed to be a health issue…

Alzheimer’s May Progress Differently in Women, Men

Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline By Denise MannHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) — Alzheimer’s disease may look and act differently in men and women, new research suggests. An emerging field known as gender-specific medicine has shown pronounced differences among the sexes in terms of heart disease and other…

Health Tip: Talking to Your Doctor About Weight

Questions to focus on (HealthDay News) — It can be embarrassing to talk with your doctor about weight. But he or she can help you choose a weight-loss plan, including specifics on any diet or lifestyle changes you’ll need to make. The Weight-Control Information Network offers these pointers for a weight-loss discussion between you and…

Losing Weight May Improve Sleep Quality

Shedding pounds through diet alone or diet and exercise aided shuteye, researchers say TUESDAY, Nov. 6 (HealthDay News) — Losing weight can help people who are overweight get a better night’s sleep, according to a new study. And sleep quality seems to improve whether the weight loss is achieved through dieting alone or by combining…