Obesity

UK's huge Covid-19 death toll linked to its high obesity rates, new study finds

UK's huge Covid-19 death toll linked to its high obesity rates, new study finds

8 hours ago   |   The Mirror

The World Health Organisation says the findings must be “a wake up call to governments” to tackle obesity which researchers blame for hundreds of thousands of extra deaths
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Morbidly obese mother who weighed 31st branded 'selfish' for relying on daughter to look after her

Morbidly obese mother who weighed 31st branded 'selfish' for relying on daughter to look after her

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Two years ago, Claire, from Southampton, weighed 31st, had been confined to her bed for eight years. In last night's episode of Shut-Ins: Britain's Fattest People, she revealed...
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Michèle Lamont on Stigma

1 day ago   |   Social Science Space

LISTEN TO MICHÈLE LAMONT NOW! The study of stigma, is, says Michèle Lamont , a “booming field.” That assessment can be both sad and hopeful, and in this Social Science Bites...
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Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine 'may not work as well if you're fat'

Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine 'may not work as well if you're fat'

1 day ago   |   The Mirror

Scientists in Italy claims their research shows that obese people - anyone with a BMI over 30 - may need bigger doses, or another top-up jab, to protect them against Covid-19
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Pfizer Covid vaccine may not work as well on obese people, study finds

Pfizer Covid vaccine may not work as well on obese people, study finds

2 days ago   |   Metro

People who are severely overweight may not be able to generate enough antibodies to fight off infection Pfizer's Covid vaccine could be less effective when used on obese...
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Covid weight loss warnings may have fuelled rise in eating disorders after obesity link, experts warn

2 days ago   |   The Sun


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Dignity and Respect: People-First Language with Regard to Obesity

2 days ago   |   Harvard

Simar Singh Bajaj and Fatima Cody Stanford. 2021. “ Dignity and Respect: People-First Language with Regard to Obesity .” Obes Surg.
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Pfizer vaccine may be less effective in people with obesity, says study

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Healthcare workers with obesity found to produce only about half the antibodies healthy people do Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The...
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Covid vaccine may be offered in fast-food restaurant car parks

Covid vaccine may be offered in fast-food restaurant car parks

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   2 articles

The suggestion came as Government advisers warn that poor, obese, men and ethnic minorities are at more risk of being admitted to hospital by the disease.
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The genetics of relatively healthy obesity

The genetics of relatively healthy obesity

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge In general, obesity is linked with a large range of health problems-for most people, at least. But, for a substantial minority of those who are overweight, obesity is...
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What today's Budget announcements mean exactly for your money, job and wages

What today's Budget announcements mean exactly for your money, job and wages

The Chancellor unveiled extensions to the furlough scheme, business rates relief, the £20 boost to weekly Universal Credit payments and the stamp duty holiday - here's your... Read more ...

SAS star's cryptic tweet on 'dealing with setbacks' amid Ant Middleton sacking

SAS star's cryptic tweet on 'dealing with setbacks' amid Ant Middleton sacking

SAS Who Dares Wins star Jason Fox has made a very cryptic tweet after his co-star Ant Middleton was sacked from the Channel 4 show Read more ...

Bavaria SR41 review: This £250k sportscruiser gives a lot of bang for your buck

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Bavaria's latest model promises to blend the best of its sportscruiser range with its classy R-Line range. Does it succeed? Jack hits a wintry Solent in the Bavaria SR41 to... Read more ...

VIDEO: Sunseeker Superhawk 50 - owner's upgrade

VIDEO: Sunseeker Superhawk 50 - owner's upgrade

A busy family life set Tom Wiggin on a quest to find an affordable used sportscruiser that he could transform into the ultimate fast dayboat. Several caught his eye, but were... Read more ...

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Reds in fight for goal machine Haaland & Klopp to reject international...

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‘Mourinho looked straight at us, to see his face after Anfield defeat was...

‘Mourinho looked straight at us, to see his face after Anfield defeat was priceless!'

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Life after death: Stephen Hawking rejected an afterlife in scathing attack...

Life after death: Stephen Hawking rejected an afterlife in scathing attack - 'Fairy story'

LIFE after death is a fairy tale for people afraid of the dark, at least according to theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. The late scientist staunchly believed there is no... Read more ...

What's in Rishi Sunak's Budget?

What's in Rishi Sunak's Budget?

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