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Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Dallas [US], April 22 (ANI): People with abdominal obesity and excess fat around the body's midsection and organs have an increased risk of heart disease even if their body mass index (BMI) measurement is within a healthy weight range, according to a new Scientific Statement.
Texas [US], April 20 (ANI): A recent study has found that while the poor neck and head postures are indeed the primary determinants of neck pain, body mass index, age, and the time of the day also influence the neck's ability to perform sustained or repeated movements.
Edinburgh [Scotland], April 9 (ANI): Obesity is linked to heavier periods and may be caused by delayed repair of the womb lining, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology.
Updated : 2 years ago IST
Washington [US], March 21 (ANI): People with obesity who are hospitalised with COVID-19 have a significantly higher rate of ICU admissions and longer duration of ICU stay compared to people with a normal body mass index (BMI), suggest the findings of a recent study.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
Washington [US], February 7 (ANI): Pregnant women had higher symptoms of depression and anxiety during the lockdown in the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain, according to the findings of a new study.
Updated : 2 years, 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 23 (ANI/Mediawire): The death trap
Obesity is responsible for 20 per cent of cancer deaths in women and 14 per cent in men. The death rate increases 10 per cent for every 5 unit increase in BMI (Body Mass Index). 40 per cent of the cancers diagnosed since 2014 ar
Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): Automated deep learning analysis of abdominal CT images produces a more precise measurement of body composition and predicts major cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and stroke, better than overall weight or body mass index (BMI), according to a st
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
Washington [US], October 26 (ANI): Exposure to higher air pollution levels and greater population density during the early months of life may be associated with an increase in children's body mass index (BMI).
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
Washington [US], September 16 (ANI): Heart transplant patients who received hearts from severely obese donors had similar short-term outcomes and long-term survival as patients who received hearts from non-obese donors, according to new research.
Dallas [USA], September 15 (ANI): Patients with psoriasis treated with biologic therapy, which are protein-based infusions to suppress inflammation, had a significant reduction in high-risk plaque in heart arteries, over one-year, according to new research.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
Sophia Antipolis [France], August 31 (ANI): Losing weight could prevent or even reverse diabetes, according to late-breaking research.
New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI): COVID-19 has been especially leading to complications in patients with obesity (or overweight) and Body Mass Index (BMI) more than 30, a preliminary result of a study at Sir Gangaram Hospital observed.