Health

Men with sensory loss are more likely to be obese

Men who suffer sensory loss, particularly hearing loss, are more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women, according to a new study published in the European Journal of Public Health.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19: Is obesity really more of a risk factor for men than women?

A new US study has added to the evidence that obesity is a risk factor for severe COVID-19. And in this paper, a particular finding has caught the media's attention: the apparently greater risk posed by COVID-19 to men with ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Obesity raises type 2 diabetes risk in women with PCOS

Women with obesity and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study presented virtually at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. Normal-weight women ...

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