A Harvard University study of 92,000 people found the average male had gained 10kg by age 55 and the average woman 8.6kg - bad news for their health, researchers say. Photo: AFP

Even modest weight gain in adulthood raises your risk of major illness, study shows

Putting on as little as 5kg by middle age may substantially increase the likelihood you will suffer from major illnesses, US researchers say

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A Harvard University study of 92,000 people found the average male had gained 10kg by age 55 and the average woman 8.6kg - bad news for their health, researchers say. Photo: AFP
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