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You can help if your patients’ willpower on weight is flagging, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen Many of us are probably carrying around a …

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer – but women with a normal BMI could still be at risk Women with excess …

Is being overweight or obese really just a matter of personal responsibility – and if not, how can health stakeholders help people lose weight? Megan …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in …

Weight stigma and discrimination are more prevalent than discrimination due to sexual orientation, gender or ethnic background, new research shows The World Obesity Federation is …

Most people who diet will regain 50% of the lost weight in the first year after losing it. Much of the rest will regain it …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Intentional Weight Loss for Overweight and Obese Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Is More Better? In the Intensive …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Racial/ethnic variation and risk factors for allopurinol-associated severe cutaneous adverse reactions Analysis of US …

A Federal Court has found Heinz made a false or misleading representation to consumers about its Little Kids Shredz products In June 2016, the Australian …

What is your real ‘biological age’, and what does this mean for your health? Biological age calculators are a crude measurement but can be a …

Living in a community where being overweight is common may incline individuals to becoming so themselves, a new study suggests The US researchers wrote that …

Pharmacists can help as patients consider weight management in the New Year, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen The statistics are sobering—Australia is …