Targeting obesity in young adults may prevent heart problems

03/8/2013 | HealthDay News

People who are overweight, especially as young adults, are at risk of developing an enlarged heart, raising their chances of cardiovascular disease, according to a U.K. study that was slated for presentation at the American College of Cardiology meeting. "Targeting obesity at a young age is exceptionally valuable to improving cardiovascular health and this study reaffirms this," said Dr. Eugenia Gianos of New York University Langone Medical Center.

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