Overweight & Obesity

Obesity—the deadly disease that nobody dies of

New research presented at the European and International Conference on Obesity (ECO ICO 2020), held online this year (1-4 September), reveals that obesity and the illnesses it causes rarely appear as an official cause of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Apathy, not depression, helps to predict dementia

Apathy offers an important early warning sign of dementia in individuals with cerebrovascular disease, but depression does not, new research led by the University of Cambridge suggests.

Neuroscience

Preserving stroke care during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic, with reported cases in more than 200 countries, is a worldwide crisis challenging all aspects of health care systems around the globe. Managing the pandemic has required some drastic changes and allocation ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus appears to strike men, overweight people harder

In the emergency rooms of virus hotspots around the world, medical staff are seeing a greater number of men than women suffering severe symptoms of COVID-19, with obesity emerging as another potentially aggravating factor. ...

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