Obese heart patients 'do better'

18 March 2013

New research from UCL found that obese heart patients are less likely to die early than their normal weight counterparts. "One of the more sensible explanations may be that when obese patients present to their doctor, they are given more aggressive treatment because they are seen as very high risk," said Dr Mark Hamer (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health). Read: BBC News More: Daily Mail Hindustan Times