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2014-07-17 16:11:31

High body mass index (BMI) is associated with multiple cardiovascular diseases.

2014-05-20 10:02:40

In patients with congestive heart failure, obesity and a larger waist size have paradoxically been associated with a better prognosis in the prior investigations.

2014-01-16 09:59:10

Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes.

As Waistlines Increase So To Do Health Care Costs, Says New Study
2013-12-17 06:54:18

If you’re looking for extra motivation to shed some pounds in 2014, consider this: new research appearing in the journal Obesity has found a correlation between health care costs and increasing body mass measurements.

Fat And Healthy? Experts Say Not So Much
2013-12-04 05:11:46

Can a person be obese and still be healthy? The answer is no, according to a new study, from the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute of Cancer Research, that appears in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.

2013-10-22 12:15:35

New results from a prospective study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology show that patients with a body mass index (BMI) in the obese range live on average two to three months less after a pancreatic cancer diagnosis, compared with healthy weight patients, even after adjusting for factors that are known to predict survival for patients with this disease, such as age and disease stage.

2013-07-22 23:20:13

Summarizing the findings of a 30-year study by the U.S National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Health News Wires has published an educational article and video that demonstrates the increased

Obesity Paradox: Obese Heart Patients Less Likely To Die
2013-03-18 05:42:18

Obese cardiac patients are actually less likely to die from their heart-related condition than those who maintain normal body weight, researchers from University College London claim in a new study.

2012-11-06 03:41:55

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta studied the records of nearly 1000 patients who were admitted to hospital with pneumonia and noted those who were obese were more apt to survive compared to those who were of normal weight.


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