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Obesity Could Be Related to More COVID-19 Mortality 09 Sep 2020

Obesity Could Be Related to More COVID-19 Mortality

Obesity may be one reason some countries or communities have been hit hard by the coronavirus, researchers say.

Midriff Fat in Men Worsens Prostate Cancer 02 Sep 2020

Midriff Fat in Men Worsens Prostate Cancer

A man with 40inch (103cm) waist or above has a 35 per cent higher risk of dying from prostate cancer than one who wears a 35inch (90cm) or lower trouser size, a research suggests.

Less BMI in later life if breastfed 13 Jun 2020

Less BMI in later life if breastfed

Children who are breastfed may be less likely to be obese as teenagers, even if they are genetically predisposed to the condition.

Obesity Increases Incidence, Severity, Costs of Knee Dislocations 14 May 2018

Obesity Increases Incidence, Severity, Costs of Knee Dislocations

TEHRAN – The obesity epidemic is resulting in a higher risk of knee dislocations as well as serious vascular injuries and higher treatment costs, a new national study finds. A new study of more than 19,000 knee dislocation cases in the US between 2000 and 2012 provides a painful indication of how the nation’s obesity […]

Physical Inactivity, Restless Sleep Exacerbate Genetic Risk of Obesity 25 Oct 2017

Physical Inactivity, Restless Sleep Exacerbate Genetic Risk of Obesity

Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to new results. Low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity, according to results of a large-scale study presented at the American Society of Human Genetics […]

WHO endorses Iran’s obesity prevention program 07 Sep 2017

WHO endorses Iran’s obesity prevention program

TEHRAN — Officials from the World Health Organization have endorsed Iran’s obesity prevention program which aims to curb overweight and obesity among teenagers and preschoolers. During a meeting held in Tehran on Tuesday, Dr. Francesco Branca, WHO Director of the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development and Dr. Ayoub Al Jawaldeh, WHO Regional Advisor […]

Childhood overweight, obesity doubled in Iran 04 Sep 2017

Childhood overweight, obesity doubled in Iran

TEHRAN — With the number of undernourished children decreased by half over the past two decades, overweight and obesity have doubled among the Iranian children, said an official with the Ministry of Health. Some 20 years ago children were mainly suffering from malnutrition, but currently the situation is reversed. Now, overweight and obesity are posing […]