News tagged with circumference

Waist size predictor of heart failure in men and women

(PhysOrg.com) -- Adding to the growing evidence that a person’s waist size is an important indicator of heart health, a study led by investigators at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that larger waist ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Health
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Metabolic syndrome may increase risk for liver cancer

Scientists have confirmed that metabolic syndrome, a constellation of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease and diabetes, may also increase the risk of the two most common types of liver cancer, according to ...

dateApr 03, 2011 in Cancer
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Are infant growth charts misleading?

Pre-term infants who are born either smaller or larger than expected for their gestational age face an increased risk of poor growth and development. Smaller babies are in greater danger of experiencing neurodevelopmental ...

dateMay 21, 2010 in Health
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Cosmic particle accelerators get things going

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Cluster satellites have discovered that cosmic particle accelerators are more efficient than previously thought. The discovery has revealed the initial stages of acceleration for the first time, a process ...

dateNov 17, 2011 in Astronomy
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