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Body size may have greater influence on women's lifespan than men

Body size may have greater influence on women's lifespan than men

Obesity can be risk factor for developing renal cell carcinoma, confirms study

Obesity can be risk factor for developing renal cell carcinoma, confirms study

Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea

Study shows link between air pollution and increased risk of sleep apnea

Location of epigenetic changes co-locate with genetic signal causing psychartric disorder

Location of epigenetic changes co-locate with genetic signal causing psychartric disorder

Technology helps reduce the yearning for unhealthy food

Technology helps reduce the yearning for unhealthy food

Excess belly fat may lead to a reduction in gray matter

Excess belly fat may lead to a reduction in gray matter

Study finds correlation between perceived maternal stress and overweight children

Study finds correlation between perceived maternal stress and overweight children

Hormone therapy effective in reducing prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, shows study

Hormone therapy effective in reducing prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, shows study

Obese women could achieve weight loss and improvements in health with intermittent fasting

Obese women could achieve weight loss and improvements in health with intermittent fasting

Biomarkers identified that could predict the risk of stroke

Biomarkers identified that could predict the risk of stroke

Newly discovered biomarkers can help identify heart condition in patients who have three 'clinical risks'

Newly discovered biomarkers can help identify heart condition in patients who have three 'clinical risks'

Women with persistent vasomotor symptoms more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer

Women with persistent vasomotor symptoms more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer

Study assesses link between Vitamin D intake and obesity in occupational asthma patients

Study assesses link between Vitamin D intake and obesity in occupational asthma patients

Higher doses of radiation during x-ray for obese people raise cancer risk

Higher doses of radiation during x-ray for obese people raise cancer risk

X-rays may double the risk of cancer for obese patients

X-rays may double the risk of cancer for obese patients

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Childbirth delivery mode linked with woman’s risk of developing pelvic floor disorders

Consumption of milk cereal drinks in infancy associated with twofold overweight risk

Consumption of milk cereal drinks in infancy associated with twofold overweight risk

Pregnant women and extremely obese people at high risk of flu complications

Pregnant women and extremely obese people at high risk of flu complications

Weight change in middle-aged, elderly Chinese Singaporeans related to increased risk of death

Weight change in middle-aged, elderly Chinese Singaporeans related to increased risk of death

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications

Malnutrition in children with Crohn's disease linked with increased risk of surgical complications