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‘Obesity paradox’ not found when measuring new cases of cardiovascular disease

Via Top Health News -- ScienceDaily

Although obesity is a well-known risk factor for getting cardiovascular disease, a controversial body of research suggests that obesity may actually be associated with improved survival among people who have cardiovascular disease. However, a new study finds that the 'obesity paradox' is not present among people with new cases of cardiovascular disease.

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