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Study reveals AI abdominal fat measure predicts heart attack, stroke(Twitter/GaryMonk)

AI abdominal fat measure can predict heart attack or stroke as per a new study

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 05:30 PM IST
New research finds abdominal CT scan can predict myocardial infarction (heart attack) or stroke better than overall weight or body mass index (BMI) through a fully automated method using deep learning - a type of artificial intelligence (AI)
Researchers found that overweight and obese individuals with MS have higher ceramide levels than people with the disease who are not overweight.(Unsplash)
Researchers found that overweight and obese individuals with MS have higher ceramide levels than people with the disease who are not overweight.(Unsplash)

Body mass index (BMI) plays significant role in progression of multiple sclerosis: Study

Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 02:55 PM IST
A recent study has identified a link between high levels of blood lipids and worsening of disease in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who are overweight or obese.
Infants with the highest weight gain velocity and body mass index had lower lung function at 10 years of age.(Shutterstock)
Infants with the highest weight gain velocity and body mass index had lower lung function at 10 years of age.(Shutterstock)

High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 12:59 PM IST
A new study says that excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma.
Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to several cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke and heart failure. High BP can be caused by obesity and high BMI.(Shutterstock)
Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to several cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke and heart failure. High BP can be caused by obesity and high BMI.(Shutterstock)

High blood pressure may be linked to higher BMI and obesity

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 10:44 AM IST
A higher Body Mass Index (BMI) and obesity could be linked to high blood pressure, says a new study.
Here’s how to calculate the ideal amount of calorie intake for your body.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how to calculate the ideal amount of calorie intake for your body.(Shutterstock)

How many calories to burn and eat for weight loss, here’s the right answer

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 09:04 AM IST
Weight loss tips: The reason we need to calculate how many calories to eat and burn is because every body is different. Basically, everyone’s metabolic rate (the rate at which body burns calories) is different.
The results suggest that the effect of adult BMI seems to be stronger on the knees, whilst childhood BMI might impact both knee and hip osteoarthritis risk.(Shutterstock)
The results suggest that the effect of adult BMI seems to be stronger on the knees, whilst childhood BMI might impact both knee and hip osteoarthritis risk.(Shutterstock)

Childhood obesity can increase risk of osteoarthritis in adulthood

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2018 04:30 PM IST
Obesity in children also makes them prone to develop knee and hip osteoarthritis as adults, says this new study.
Eating plant-based foods can lower risk of chronic disease, weight gain and death(Shutterstock)
Eating plant-based foods can lower risk of chronic disease, weight gain and death(Shutterstock)

A vegetarian diet can make you healthier, boost weight loss efforts

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2018 10:43 AM IST
Eating plant-based foods can lower chances of heart disease, weight gain and chronic disease, among other benefits, show the various studies presented at Nutrition 2018.
The choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass index.(Shutterstock)
The choice of garment colour is a predictor of body mass index.(Shutterstock)

Colour of clothes can reveal your weight problems. It can predict your BMI

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 12:48 PM IST
A new study reveals that women and men with higher BMI and body weight opt for a particular type of clothing.
See your doctor if your waist is bigger than your hips.(Shutterstock)
See your doctor if your waist is bigger than your hips.(Shutterstock)

Watch that beer belly for heart’s sake. It is worse than being overweight

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2018 03:40 PM IST
Do you have beer belly, but are otherwise not overweight? Beware, as experts say it is bad for the heart. Belly fat also reveals a sedentary lifestyle, low muscle mass, and eating too many refined carbohydrates.
A high metabolism can help you get to your goal.(Shutterstock)
A high metabolism can help you get to your goal.(Shutterstock)

Weight loss fail: Before spending hours in the gym, fix this problem first

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2018 11:07 AM IST
Your weight loss goals are not easy to achieve. If you feel that despite sweating it out in the gym, you’re unable to see the results on the scale, the answer could be in your metabolism. Ditch bad habits such as skipping meals or drinking less water. Here are some tips to reach your fitness goals.
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