News tagged with waist circumference

Sedentary TV time may cut life short

Couch potatoes beware: every hour of television watched per day may increase the risk of dying earlier from cardiovascular disease, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

dateJan 11, 2010 in Health
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BMI and waist circumference

Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are well known risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), but a new study reported in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation today now concludes ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Health
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Waist size predictor of heart failure in men and women

( -- 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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