Imaging from UK biobank participants shows that people with higher internal organ fat and thigh muscle fat spend more nights in hospital

New research presented at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Porto, Portugal (May 17-20) shows that middle-aged people who spend the most nights in hospital (and thus have the highest healthcare burden) have on average much higher levels of visceral fat (internal fat that surrounds their organs) and fat within their thigh muscles than those who spend no nights in hospital. …read more

Source: EurekAlert

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