Navigation Links
Where You Put on Pounds May Influence Clot Risk
Date:10/26/2009

Big hips in women, wide waists in men spell trouble, study finds

MONDAY, Oct. 26 (HealthDay News) -- The location of excess body fat appears to affect the risk of dangerous blood clots in veins, although that location differs in men and women, a new Danish study indicates.

The 10-year study found that bigger hips are associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women but not men, while a wider waistline was associated with increased risk in men, according to a report published online Oct. 26 in the journal Circulation.

Obesity in general is an established risk factor for VTE, which occurs when a blood clot blocks a vein. When VTE happens in a leg, it is known as deep vein thrombosis. In a lung, it is a pulmonary embolism. A particularly deadly form of VTE, thromboembolism, occurs when a clot travels from a leg to a lung.

Researchers at Aarhus University Hospital followed more than 57,000 Danish men and women, aged 50 to 64 when the study started, assessing the relationships between body mass, fat distribution and VTE. The initial analysis showed that waist circumference was associated with VTE risk in both men and women.

"When hip circumference was adjusted for waist circumference, the association between hip circumference and VTE was eliminated for men but was still significant for women," the report said. "In contrast, when waist circumference was adjusted for hip circumference, the association between waist circumference and VTE was eliminated for women but was still significant for men."

"Further studies are needed to explain the associations," they wrote.

The Danish study results echoes those of an American study reported earlier this year, said Lyn Steffen, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and a leader of that study.

The Minnesota group followed more than 20,000 people for more
'/>"/>

Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Skin cells may provide early warning for cancer risk elsewhere in body
2. How should mental, neurological and substance use disorders be treated where resources are scarce?
3. iJETs Survive/Thrive Webinar Series Continues With Pandemic Influenza: Where Do We Stand?
4. Wheres the science? The sorry state of psychotherapy
5. Where surgery was the standard, casting may be the future
6. Outbursts: Where did Their IQ points Go and What were They Thinking?
7. Where is President Obamas Health Care Plan?
8. Teen Birth Rates Higher in States Where Religion Is Widespread
9. Does the distance a patient has to travel affect where they choose to get their care?
10. Medical Arts Radiology Chooses Optimum Lightpath to Speed Anytime, Anywhere Access to Patient Data and Communications
11. NYCs Only Walk-in Botox Clinic, SmoothMED - Where Boytox Hits Men Right in the Brow!
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:11/26/2014)... WOODLAND HILLS, CA (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... implants costing thousands of dollars, the prosthodontists at the Anacapa ... that paying for dental procedures can be daunting for some. ... to pay for the procedures they offer. , “No dentist ... functioning and beautiful set of teeth,” said Dr. Mamaly Reshad, ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Howell, NJ (PRWEB) November 26, 2014 ... issues,” and Florida-based SeniorNet, a nonprofit organization providing the ... have teamed up to help seniors navigate the rough ... will focus on educating seniors on the topic of ... through the somewhat complicated process of applying for this ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc., a ... award the 2014 Lync Pioneer Award ... as a great honor to ISI, who continues ... Specifically, ISI offers an integrated collaboration reporting and ... including voice, video, Lync IM, and conferencing. ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... Call 866-997-4948 (Us-Canada Toll Free) Tel: +1-518-618-1030 with ... sales(at)researchmoz(dot)us , Researchmoz.us announces a new research report ... deep study of the report on the diabetes topic ... The global glucose monitoring market has a growth rate ... diabetics in the world. Their numbers have prompted the ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... 26, 2014 Bunion Bootie, the newest ... in an early celebration of the early holiday shopping ... offered at the promotional price of $29.95 each (normally ... addition to any automatic discounts applied when buying more ... website for complete details. It’s simple: purchasing more ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Doctors Offers 6 Tips on How to Pay for Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry 2Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Doctors Offers 6 Tips on How to Pay for Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry 3Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Doctors Offers 6 Tips on How to Pay for Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry 4Health News:Anacapa Dental Art Institute Doctors Offers 6 Tips on How to Pay for Cosmetic, Restorative and Implant Dentistry 5Health News:Senior Planning Services Teams Up with SeniorNet To Educate Seniors On Medicaid Planning 2Health News:ISI Telemanagement Solutions, Inc. has been Awarded the 2014 Microsoft Lync Pioneer Award 2Health News:Latest Report on Diabetes Market 2014 - Global Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast by Researchmoz.us 2Health News:Latest Report on Diabetes Market 2014 - Global Market Size, Share, Trends and Forecast by Researchmoz.us 3Health News:Bunion Bootie Temporarily Lowering Prices for Holiday Shopping, Starting Today! 2
... small Pacific Islands, which consists of the some of ... the global conservation map//, and is said to be ... ,Martin Puta Tofinga, Minister of Environment, ... announced the establishment of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area ...
... under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed that hospitals ... use of car parks. The BBC reports that trusts had ... this service. ,The hospitals, which earned the maximum ... The Department of Health figures show that University Hospital Birmingham ...
... in the April issue of Radiology says that ultrasound is ... and also assess// the effectiveness of chemotherapy. Researchers at the ... a study where they examined the largest group of women ... cancer during pregnancy. ,"Ultrasound identified 100 percent of ...
... that promotes body growth, is produced in the brain according ... // The researchers have been able to trace the origin ... the brain in charge of memory and emotion – called ... the fact that more growth hormones are produced in females ...
... on cancer have proposed that cancer patients should be ... their care. // ,National standards in the ... standards could be enforced by the National Institute of ... the aspects of cancer services that would be standardized ...
... alcohol is not a sign that drinkers remain uninfluenced by ... like red bull after alcohol, to maintain sobriety. // ... after drinking vodka mixed with red bull felt less drunk, ... Souza-Formigoni, PhD, in a news release said “The person is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Phoenix Islands To Be Protected Under Global Conservation Map 2Health News:Phoenix Islands To Be Protected Under Global Conservation Map 3Health News:Charging Car Park Fees From Cancer Patients Is Morally Wrong, Says Macmillan Cancer Relief 2Health News:Ultrasound Can Detect Breast Cancer in Pregnant Women 2Health News:Alcohol-illusion: Alcohol and Energy Drinks Combo, Maintains Sobriety? 2
(Date:11/26/2014)... and NEW YORK ... As the leading distributor of market intelligence, ... new research report by IQ4I Research and Consultancy focusing ... To learn more about IQ4I Research visit: ... Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Global Market – Forecast to ...
(Date:11/26/2014)...  goBalto, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based clinical ... of Red Herring,s Top 100 Global award. ... award in 2013, marking its emergence as a top ... Herring,s Top 100 Global list has become a mark ... Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize ...
(Date:11/26/2014)... EMERYVILLE, Calif. , Nov. 25, 2014 ... nanotechnology company focused on the development of ... more accurate testing in hospital and pre-hospital ... Standards Organization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification.  The certification ... (BSI), one of the world,s leading certification ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MarketResearch.com: Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market to Reach $175 Billion by 2020 Says IQ4I Report 2MarketResearch.com: Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Market to Reach $175 Billion by 2020 Says IQ4I Report 3goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 2goBalto Selected as a 2014 Red Herring Top 100 Global Company 3Nanomix Receives ISO 13485:2003 Certification 2
... , ... Oldsmar, Fla., July 27 Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC ... leaders in stem cell innovation today announced a research and ... regenerative technology leader and stem cell research company. The partnership ...
... , LOUISVILLE, Ky., July 24 ... in the treatment of heart failure, we failed to make ... world,s first phase-one FDA-approved clinical trial using "c-kit-positive" adult cardiac ... being conducted by a team of University of Louisville physicians ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd. 2Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd. 3Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd. 4Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd. 5
Merocel Ophthalmic Products provide the surgeon with fiber free products for fluid,control and safe cleaning of fine microsurgical instruments. The exclusive Merocel,material is highly absorbent,...
Hard protective shields for post-operative or post-injury use. Universal, or Left/Right specific. Packaged 12 per box....
Hard protective shields for post-operative or post-injury use. Universal, or Left/Right specific. Packaged 12 per box....
Hard protective shields for post-operative or post-injury use. Universal, or Left/Right specific. Packaged 12 per box....
Medicine Products: