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Childhood obesity linked to mental health problems

1 May 2019

Overweight seven-year-olds are at greater risk of emotional problems such as anxiety or depression by the time they reach the age of 11, according to a study co-authored by Dr Praveetha Patalay (UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science).

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