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obesity


Andrew Lavender from Curtin University takes a look at how to start undoing a sedentary lifestyle Perhaps your GP has recommended you exercise more, or you’ve had a recent health …

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 few extra kilos after the …

Obesity is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer – but women with a normal BMI could still be at risk Women with excess body fat, even if they …

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

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 the turf war There was …

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 calling for an end to …

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 in the following three years. …

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 diet and Exercise for Adults …

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 Medicaid data shows black, Asian …

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 Competition and Consumer Commission (the …

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 wake-up call to improve our …

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 a “clustering” effect has been …