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News on public health research and national as well as international health policies. Edited by MEDICA.de and several associations.

 
 

Heart: Obese Toddlers Show Warning Signs

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[12/03/2010] A new study found that obese children as young as three years old have elevated levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation that in adults is considered an early warning sign for possible future heart disease.Heart: Obese Toddlers Show Warning Signs - Read more

New Human Vaspin ELISA

( Exhibitor name: BioVendor - Laboratorni medicina a.s. )

[09/11/2009] Vaspin is a member of the serine protease inhibitor family. Vaspin was found to be expressed in the visceral adipose tissues of OLETF rats, an animal model of metabolic syndrome. Vaspin is also found...New Human Vaspin ELISA - Read more

New Human Omentin-1 ELISA

( Exhibitor name: BioVendor - Laboratorni medicina a.s. )

[09/11/2009] Omentin-1 is a newly identified secretory protein, highly and selectively expressed in visceral adipose tissue.Omentin-1 was shown to be the major circulating isoform in human plasma. Lean subjects...New Human Omentin-1 ELISA - Read more

Physicians: Less Respect for Obese Patients?

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[27/10/2009] Doctors have less respect for their obese patients than they do for patients of normal weight, a new study suggests. Physicians: Less Respect for Obese Patients? - Read more

Heart: Americans Concerned, but not Proactive

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[08/10/2009] The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) has released findings from a consumer survey. It revealed that 61 percent of Americans incorrectly believe that the processes related to heart disease do not begin until adulthood. Heart: Americans Concerned, but not Proactive - Read more

Obesity in Elderly: Waist-Hip Ratio Better for Gauging

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[06/10/2009] Body mass index (BMI) readings may not be the best gauge of obesity in older adults, according to new research. Instead the ratio of waist size to hip size may be a better indicator when it comes to those over 70. Obesity in Elderly: Waist-Hip Ratio Better for Gauging - Read more

New Mouse and Rat FGF-21 ELISA

( Exhibitor name: BioVendor - Laboratorni medicina a.s. )

[26/08/2009] FGF-21 is novel metabolic regulator produced primarily by the liver. FGF-21 is a potent activator of glucose uptake on adipocytes, protects animals from diet-induced obesity when overexpressed in...New Mouse and Rat FGF-21 ELISA - Read more

Type 2 Diabetes: „You Can Achieve a Lot Only by Changing Drinks”

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„You Can Achieve a Lot Only by Changing Drinks” [01/07/2009] 20 years ago type 2 diabetes was unknown in paediatrics. In the beginning of the nineties the first cases of the disease appeared in children and teenagers. Today there are about 500 cases of illnesses in Germany – and the rising trend continues. Type 2 Diabetes: „You Can Achieve a Lot Only by Changing Drinks” - Read more

RLS: Big Belly and Obesity Increase Risk

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[14/04/2009] A new study shows both obesity and a large belly appear to increase the risk of developing restless legs syndrome (RLS), a common sleep disorder characterised by an irresistible urge to move your legs. RLS: Big Belly and Obesity Increase Risk - Read more

Siemens Presents New MR Applications for Oncology

( Exhibitor name: Siemens AG, Healthcare Sector )

[06/03/2009] Siemens Healthcare exhibits its latest solutions in the field of Magnetic Resonance (MR) for Oncology at the European Radiology Congress ECR 2009 in Vienna. The syngo TimCT Oncology application...Siemens Presents New MR Applications for Oncology - Read more