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Study finds a way of improving birth outcomes for obese women

London, Dec 10 (IBNS): Giving birth in a birth centre may be as safe for some obese women who have given birth before as it is for those with a lower Body Mass Index (BMI).

Body Mass Index associated with deaths from most causes: Study

New York, Oct 31 (IBNS): Body Mass Index (BMI), a measure of body fat, is linked to risk of death from every major cause except transport accidents, according to new research published in The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

Evidence that increased BMI causes lower mental wellbeing: Study

New Delhi, Sept 26 (IBNS): There is an increasing need to prevent obesity because of the consequences for mental as well as physical health, new research by academics at the University of Bristol has found.