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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

WAIST-TO-HIP RATIO

Men with waist-to-hip ratio of one or more were 34% more likely to die over 12 years

Men with a waist-to-hip ratio of one (1) or more were 34% more likely to die over the 12.8 year follow-up compared to those with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 to 0.95 according to a study from Scotland that looked at 20,117 adults, 18- to 86-years-old from a nationally representative sample of the Scottish population that were linked to hospital admissions and death records. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 3:55 pm | [0] comments

WAIST-TO-HIP RATIO

Women with waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 or more were 34% more likely to die over 12 years

Women with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 or more were 34% more likely to die over the 12.8 year follow-up compared to those with a waist-to-hip ratio of 0.85 to 0.95 according to a study from Scotland that looked at 20,117 adults, 18- to 86-years-old from a nationally representative sample of the Scottish population that were linked to hospital admissions and death records. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Dec 21, 2010 3:40 pm | [0] comments

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

RISK OF DEATH

Women with the smallest waist-to-hip ratio also have the lowest risk of death

Women with the smallest waist-to-hip ratio also have the lowest risk of death according to a study from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 6:34 am | [0] comments

RISK OF DEATH

Men with the smallest waist are least likely to die

Men with the smallest waist have the lowest risk of death according to a study from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 6:25 am | [0] comments

RISK OF DEATH

One-fifth of women with largest waist-to-hip ratio are 50% more likely to die than second one-fifth

The one-fifth of women with the highest waist-to-hip ratio were 50 pecent more likely to die during an 11-year follow-up than the one-fifth of women who were second to the largest waist-to-hip ratio according to a study from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Apr 11, 2007 6:06 am | [0] comments

Wednesday, June 02, 2004

Bigger hips, smaller waist associated with a lower risk of death

Larger hips are associated with a lower risk of death for both men and women after adjusting for a person's waist measurement or body mass index (BMI) or both according to a study from the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, The Danish Cancer Society, in Copenhagen, Denmark. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Jun 02, 2004 1:29 pm | [0] comments
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