Body Mass Index (BMI) News and Research

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Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure that relates body weight to height. BMI is sometimes used to measure total body fat and whether a person is a healthy weight. Excess body fat is linked to an increased risk of some diseases including heart disease and some cancers.
Antidepressants and beta-blockers are partly linked to postmenopause weight gain

Antidepressants and beta-blockers are partly linked to postmenopause weight gain

Analyzing individual anatomy of nasolabial triangle helps in safety planning of plastic surgeries

Analyzing individual anatomy of nasolabial triangle helps in safety planning of plastic surgeries

Obesity and BME status may place individuals at high-risk of contracting COVID-19

Obesity and BME status may place individuals at high-risk of contracting COVID-19

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Common chemotherapy drug may be less effective in overweight, obese breast cancer patients

Dysregulated inflammation in severe COVID-19

Dysregulated inflammation in severe COVID-19

New 3D printed insoles can improve foot health of people with diabetes

New 3D printed insoles can improve foot health of people with diabetes

New study comprehensively profiles environmental factors linked to childhood obesity

New study comprehensively profiles environmental factors linked to childhood obesity

Obesity and COVID-19: Cause or effect?

Obesity and COVID-19: Cause or effect?

Air pollution, smoking and built environment may play a role in childhood obesity

Air pollution, smoking and built environment may play a role in childhood obesity

Chemist develops new drug to treat type 2 diabetes without undesired side effects

Chemist develops new drug to treat type 2 diabetes without undesired side effects

Vegetarians have lower BMI and are less extroverted than meat-eating people

Vegetarians have lower BMI and are less extroverted than meat-eating people

COVID ‐19 stay‐at‐home orders influence health behaviors of patients with obesity

COVID ‐19 stay‐at‐home orders influence health behaviors of patients with obesity

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection not harmful in first trimester pregnancies

Maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection not harmful in first trimester pregnancies

Drinking fruit juice in early years associated with healthier dietary patterns later

Drinking fruit juice in early years associated with healthier dietary patterns later

Findings on emotional eating may help treat eating disorders

Findings on emotional eating may help treat eating disorders

Study reveals how a fat cell's immune response worsens obesity

Study reveals how a fat cell's immune response worsens obesity

Deep vein clots in critical COVID-19 illness

Deep vein clots in critical COVID-19 illness

Study shows antihypertensive drugs do not raise serum levels of ACE2

Study shows antihypertensive drugs do not raise serum levels of ACE2

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Researchers find a 'skinny' gene

Teens develop septic shock due to COVID-19

Teens develop septic shock due to COVID-19