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Combination of BMI and body shape predictor can help determine the risk of obesity-related cancers

Combination of BMI and body shape predictor can help determine the risk of obesity-related cancers

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Long-term steroid treatment may not be necessary for kidney transplant patients

Human brain adapts to loss of sensory information by tapping into visual cues

Human brain adapts to loss of sensory information by tapping into visual cues

Woman's body shape is a major driver of fat stigma

Woman's body shape is a major driver of fat stigma

Study shows that physical embodiment can occur without sense of touch

Study shows that physical embodiment can occur without sense of touch

Pediatric dietary mobile game improved children’s short-term food choices

Pediatric dietary mobile game improved children’s short-term food choices

Traveling in passenger cars with windows open is the safest way to prevent COVID-19 transmission

Traveling in passenger cars with windows open is the safest way to prevent COVID-19 transmission

Research shows the value of Multi-User Virtual Reality remote psychotherapy for eating disorders

Research shows the value of Multi-User Virtual Reality remote psychotherapy for eating disorders

Methamphetamine use linked to risky sexual behavior

Methamphetamine use linked to risky sexual behavior

Young people cite barriers to seeking help for eating disorders

Young people cite barriers to seeking help for eating disorders

GlobalData: One fifth of consumers trying to lose weight are concerned about related diseases

GlobalData: One fifth of consumers trying to lose weight are concerned about related diseases

Appearance-related teasing may increase risk for adolescent alcohol and marijuana use

Appearance-related teasing may increase risk for adolescent alcohol and marijuana use

New method to construct personalized gene networks may contribute to personalized treatments

New method to construct personalized gene networks may contribute to personalized treatments

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Patients with anorexia nervosa face similar health complications as their counterparts with low BMI

Anorexia rates rising in younger children

Anorexia rates rising in younger children

Study: Obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma

Study: Obese boys have double the risk of having children with asthma

Researchers find eating disorder trends that warrant increased screening

Researchers find eating disorder trends that warrant increased screening

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