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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.

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well: Study

New York, Aug 18 (IBNS): Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women being conducted by researchers at the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) and in China. These findings appear in the Aug. 17 issue of JAMA Network Open.