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Being overweight causes depression and lowers wellbeing, a largescale new study has proved.(Unsplash)

Study suggests being overweight might cause depression and lower well-being

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PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2021 09:00 PM IST
  • While the dangers of being obese on physical health are well known, researchers are now discovering that being overweight can also have a significant impact on mental health.
Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Obesity may protect patients, with severe bacterial infection, against death

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2021 12:27 PM IST
A new study reveals that being overweight or a higher BMI or obesity can benefit the patient with a bacterial infection, highlights whether it is connected with functions in the immune system and how they're regulated.
Healthier people are more likely to opt into wellness programs, exercise trends, vitamins and other preventive health measures.(Shutterstock)
Healthier people are more likely to opt into wellness programs, exercise trends, vitamins and other preventive health measures.(Shutterstock)

Workplace wellness programmes benefit healthy employees more than others

Bloomberg | By Faye Flam, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 10:25 AM IST
A new study suggests that wellness programs at the workplace usually benefit people who are already health conscious and are more likely to enroll in them and make healthy choices.
Apart from diabetes, other modifiable contributors to early death are physical inactivity, high blood pressure, smoking and alcohol use.(Shutterstock)
Apart from diabetes, other modifiable contributors to early death are physical inactivity, high blood pressure, smoking and alcohol use.(Shutterstock)

Being underweight brings higher risk of early death than overweight

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 09:23 AM IST
A major compounding factor is the overall health of the population, as low weight could be driven by malnourishment, tuberculosis, cancer or other illnesses.
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