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Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

... of metabolic syndrome over an eight-year period. These included blood levels of glucose, HDL-cholesterol and triglycerides, as well as waist girth and blood pressure. Results showed a modest positive association of having the metabolic syndrome as a whole, according to Kabat. Of the 4,888 ...

Penile extender increased flaccid length by almost a third says independent clinical study

... of zero to three, where three represents significant improvement. Penile length during erection scored 2.37 out of three and sex life 2.3. Penile girth scored 1.1. "A number of surgical procedures are available that aim to elongate the shaft of the penis or enlarge the penile girth" says Dr ...

You May Be the Key to Cancer Prevention

... important thing you can do to lower your risk of cancer," Brooks said. Another important risk factor cited by the cancer society is the increasing girth of the average American. Poor nutrition, lack of exercise, and excess weight are likely at the root of as many as 188,277 cancer deaths annually, ...

Fat Horses Face Health Problems

... measurements were also taken to allow the research team to calculate body weight and body mass index (BMI). These measurements include girth circumference, neck circumference, body length, and height. Each horse was checked for signs of laminitis and blood was drawn to ...

Low Levels of Testosterone may Increase the Risk of Death in Older Men

... cytokines, which contribute to many diseases. Another characteristic that distinguished the men with low testosterone was a larger waist girth along with a cluster of cardiovascular and diabetes risk factors related to this type of fat accumulation. Men with low testosterone are three times ...

Early Life Growth Spurts Protect Against “Bad” Cholesterl

... of the harmful low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. The researchers found that the effects of the growth spurts in either height or girth could not be explained by weight at birth, which is a well known factor in adult health, or lifetime socioeconomic status. Source-Newswise SR