Political views and welfare attitudes impact obesity perception

Weight stigma, welfare attitudes, and politics in a British survey.

Weight control may help women live longer

Maintaining a healthy weight may help women live to 90, 95, or 100.

Most overweight individuals do not risk increased mortality

BMI’s link with mortality may also vary by age, per two decades of data on more than half a million US adults.

Alcohol and smoking to blame for premature deaths among night owls

Staying up late at night has little impact on how long ‘night owls’ live.

Hip replacement surgery: NHS needs to change weight policies

BMI policies reduce access to hip replacement surgery.

People with strong legs are less likely to develop heart failure after a heart attack

Heart attack patients with strong legs have better prognosis.

Study discovers obesity amplifies loss of COVID-19 vaccination immunity

Obesity-associated factors contributing to reduce longevity of COVID-19 vaccine immunity.

High blood caffeine levels may reduce the body weight and type 2 diabetes risk

It may be worth exploring the potential for calorie-free caffeinated drinks.

Childhood BMI has limited effects on mood and behavioral disorders

Child body weight is unlikely to have a big impact on children's mood or behavioural disorders.

Lifelong excess weight almost doubles the risk of womb cancer

This study is the first of its kind to look at the effect of lifelong greater BMI on womb cancer risk.

Study found a strong connection between COVID-19 mortality risk and obesity

Those from ethnic minorities who have a higher BMI were most at risk of dying from COVID-19.

Binge-watching TV is linked to potentially fatal blood clots

Take breaks when binge-watching TV to avoid blood clots.

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