Body Mass Index Associated with Deaths from Most Causes

A study conducted by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, published in The Lancet on the 30th October found an association between Body Mass Index (BMI) and death risk.

Researchers collected data from various sources such as, anonymous data from the UK Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) and the Office of National Statistics covering 3.6 million peoples’ primary care records and 9% of the UK’s general population. […]