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Body Fat May Affect Death Risk Among Breast Cancer Patients

by | October 30th, 2012

Having a very high or low body-mass index or high waist-to-hip ratio raises the risk of death among breast cancer patients, but this association varies some by race and ethnicity, a new study suggests.

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Study Shows Even Moderate Weight Loss Improves Female Urinary Incontinence

by | June 18th, 2010

Even a moderate amount of weight loss can go a long way toward relieving symptoms of female urinary incontinence in obese women.

A 2009 study by the University of California, San Francisco showed that women who lost as little as eight percent of their body weight experienced an average 47% reduction in episodes of both stress incontinence and urge incontinence, with some seeing the number of incontinence episodes drop by an astounding 70%.

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