Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People with diabetes 4 times more prone to long COVID

Diabetes increases the odds that a COVID-19 infection will be severe, and folks with diabetes may be up to four times more likely to develop long-lasting symptoms, new research suggests.

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity linked to higher risk of broken bones in women

New research being presented at the European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Maastricht, the Netherlands (4-7 May), has found that women with obesity and overweight, particularly women with high waist circumference, are more ...

Oncology & Cancer

Remaining increase in cancer risk after high childhood BMI

Men who had a high body mass index (BMI) as children are at an elevated risk of obesity-related cancer later in life, even if their weight was normal in young adulthood, according to a new study from University of Gothenburg.

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