Wednesday, June 20, 2012


Women who receive liposuction to remove subcutaneous fat must exercise after surgery to avoid gaining visceral fat deep in their abdomens, which can be a long-term health risk, according to a study of 36 Brazilian women ages 20 to 35. Liposuction may "trigger a compensatory increase of visceral fat, which is effectively counteracted by physical activity," researchers reported. The New York Times (tiered subscription model)/Well blog (6/13), blog (6/15)