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A Kaiser Permanente study showed that over 800,000 young kids aged 3 to 17 found that those in the upper range of typical weight had a 26 per cent greater chance of developing hypertension than those closer to the average weight.
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Precarious employment is associated with rising body mass index, according to a University of Illinois at Chicago study. The study adds to the body of research showing that unstable employment might have a negative impact on health outcomes
Long-term outcomes for patients with higher BMI getting unicompartmental or "partial" knee replacements (UKR) are improved when the implant is put using a cementless rather than cemented technique, according to a study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery.
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According to a study published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, long-term outcomes for patients with higher BMI receiving unicompartmental or "partial" knee replacement (UKR) are enhanced when the implant is implanted using a cementless rather than cemented approach.
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A study from the University of Illinois Chicago links precarious work with increases in body mass index. The study adds to a growing body of evidence that precarious work may contribute to poor health outcomes.
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According to new research, being slightly underweight has probably been associated with a higher mortality risk than being overweight or obese, which increases the risk of death by anywhere between 22 per cent and 91 per cent--significantly more than previously believed.
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According to a study, a greater intake of free sugars - both added sugars and those present naturally in honey and fruit juice - is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The findings back up the global dietary recommendation to keep free sugar consumption under 5% of t
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An increased diet of free sugars - both added sugars and those found naturally in honey and fruit juice linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study. The findings support the global dietary recommendation to limit free sugar consumption to less than 5 per cent
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Researchers found that carrying far too much weight, including a midriff bulge, from middle age onwards has been linked to an increased risk of physical frailty in old age.
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According to the senior study author Wendy L. Bennett, M.D., M.P.H., an associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, although 'time-restricted eating patterns' - known as intermittent fasting - are popular, rigorously designed studies have not
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A significant global public health concern, dementia now affects 50 million individuals and is projected to reach more than 150 million cases by 2050. An ongoing global problem is obesity, which is typically assessed by body mass index (BMI). Previous research has revealed that obesity in mi
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Childhood body mass index is unlikely to have a big impact on children's mood or behavioural disorders, according to a new study.