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Postmenopausal women who are "apple" shaped have greater risk of heart problems

Postmenopausal women who are "apple" shaped have greater risk of heart problems

Researchers discover protein involved in nematode stress response

Researchers discover protein involved in nematode stress response

People infer personality traits by looking at body shape

People infer personality traits by looking at body shape

Simple way to measure abdominal obesity index

Simple way to measure abdominal obesity index

New device for accurately placing hemodialysis catheters on kidney patients

New device for accurately placing hemodialysis catheters on kidney patients

Salads should be selected carefully by people slimming for summer

Salads should be selected carefully by people slimming for summer

Normal weight people with fat belly may have more chance of heart problems

Normal weight people with fat belly may have more chance of heart problems

Sweet tooth gene linked to less body fat, research shows

Sweet tooth gene linked to less body fat, research shows

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

New analysis describes how childhood obesity 'pandemic' promotes cancer

Higher waist and hip size strongly linked to heart attack risk among women

Higher waist and hip size strongly linked to heart attack risk among women

Tissue-based soft robot could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics

Tissue-based soft robot could lead to advances in bio-inspired robotics

Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult

Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult

Cross-sex hormone therapy may improve eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Cross-sex hormone therapy may improve eating disorder symptoms in transgender people

Study demonstrates for the first-time neurons moving in postnatal neurogenesis

Study demonstrates for the first-time neurons moving in postnatal neurogenesis

Researchers study space-exposed worms to improve understanding of regenerative health

Researchers study space-exposed worms to improve understanding of regenerative health

BMI and fat carried around the waist can be good indicators of obesity-related cancer risk

BMI and fat carried around the waist can be good indicators of obesity-related cancer risk

Researchers estimate duration of sun exposure required to obtain recommended doses of vitamin D

Researchers estimate duration of sun exposure required to obtain recommended doses of vitamin D

Individuals with BED may experience broad array of physical illnesses, study reveals

Individuals with BED may experience broad array of physical illnesses, study reveals

Discrimination experienced by overweight adolescents can lead to increased emotional problems

Discrimination experienced by overweight adolescents can lead to increased emotional problems

Study explores economic decision-making in lean and corpulent men

Study explores economic decision-making in lean and corpulent men