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Body mass index is the most well-known way of measuring fat
stored in the body, but waist circumference and waist-to-hip
ratio measure different types of fat that may increase the risk
of certain health problems.
Proton-pump inhibitors relieve acid reflux, but people who take
them long-term may be more susceptible to certain bacterial
infections, pneumonia, and bone fractures.
Results of the JUPITER trial showed that people with low LDL
cholesterol but with a high C-reactive protein level who took the
statin rosuvastatin had a dramatic decrease in risk of serious
Results of drug trials and studies: selenium does not lower
prostate cancer risk, lifestyle factors have a definite effect on
longevity, and a possible correlation between physical warmth and
opinion of warmth of personality.
Since having a carcinoma removed, I've gotten a full-body
examination by a dermatologist every six months. I recently went
to a new dermatologist, who just took a quick look at my back,
arms, and legs. I wonder what the standard is for a full-body