Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Obesity may impact mortality in COVID-19 patients

Reports coming in from COVID-19 patients in Italy and China, as well as data from the H1N1 influenza pandemic, suggest that obesity is likely a pre-existing condition that can exacerbate COVID-19, researchers in the George ...

Overweight & Obesity

High-fat diet consequences include mental fatigue, researchers say

Obesity has been shown to place physical stress on the body, but new research suggests that excess weight may also cause mental fatigue. The research, originally slated for presentation at the APS annual meeting at Experimental ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

The ova of obese women have lower levels of omega-3 fatty acids

Researchers from the UPV/EHU, Cruces Hospital, the IVI Clinic Bilbao and Biocruces Bizkaia have discovered that the oocytes—immature ova—from obese and overweight women have lower concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Summary of preliminary data about obesity and severity of COVID-19

In a Nature Reviews Endocrinology "Comment," authors from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), the Boston Children's Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health call for more research about the relationships ...

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