Being overweight or obese can cause damaging changes to the heart

A new UK study has found that being overweight or obese can change the structure of the heart, which could lead to heart disease and failure. Carried out by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), the teamed used data from 4,561 people to show the direct damage that can happen to the heart’s weight and size from carrying extra weight. The team used cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to study the …