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Obesity increases the incidence, rate, and severity of knee dislocations

A study of more than 19,000 knee dislocations in the US between 2000 and 2012 has shown the devastating impact that obesity is having on traumatic injuries. The study, from Brown University, was conducted due to the correlation of increasing rates of...
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Water with school lunches to prevent obesity

Encouraging children to drink plain water with their school lunches could prevent more than half a million children in the USA from becoming overweight or obese, a new study from the University of Illinois suggests. Not only will the incidence of overweight...
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Obese older adults that have undergone cardiac surgery at higher risk of poor functioning

Obese older adults, that have undergone cardiac surgery, are known to have an increased number of post-operative complications. A recent study from the University of Pennsylvania has analysed the impact of these complications on overweight and obese people’s...
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