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In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

In Australia hip fracture numbers are expected to double over 29 years and quadruple in 56 years

About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes

About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

Duloxetine reduces stress urinary incontinence and improves quality of life for women

Australian Government push to combat the obesity epidemic

Australian Government push to combat the obesity epidemic

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

Atkins responds to recent attacks from industry-funded groups

Atkins responds to recent attacks from industry-funded groups

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Only 23 percent of Americans currently eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day

Only 23 percent of Americans currently eat five or more servings of fruits and vegetables a day

Exercise helps overweight men with erectile dysfunction

Exercise helps overweight men with erectile dysfunction

New resources to better understand sleep

New resources to better understand sleep

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Hip fractures – less common but more numerous in an ageing nation

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies women with chest pain at high risk

Magnetic resonance spectroscopy identifies women with chest pain at high risk

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Novel findings on treatments for childhood obesity and early polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in young girls

Joint initiative to tackle cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Joint initiative to tackle cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke

Adolescents overeat fast food, but lean adolescents compensate for over-consumption by eating less later

Adolescents overeat fast food, but lean adolescents compensate for over-consumption by eating less later

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes, or high blood sugar, that only pregnant women get

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes, or high blood sugar, that only pregnant women get

Physical education gives children higher self esteem

Physical education gives children higher self esteem

Miracle camp for child burn victims

Miracle camp for child burn victims

Education improves health situation in Puerto Rico

Education improves health situation in Puerto Rico

People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better

People in Washington are living longer but not necessarily better