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Australians living in regional areas are more likely to be overweight or obese, according to a report released today by the AIHW. A second report, also available today, reveals a …

Australia is facing a resurgence of cardiovascular disease – the country’s number one killer A deadly combination of obesity and type 2 diabetes, in addition to rising rates of atrial …

New data presented at a cancer conference suggests that more than three in five Australian breast cancer survivors are overweight or obese – and that it’s likely to increase their …

Self control, the harms of pot, and fat genes: how the 44-year-old Dunedin study keeps on giving Gita Mishra, The University of Queensland After almost four-and-a half decades and from …

Tackling obesity by offering the opportunity to attend a weight loss program during a routine consultation is effective, welcomed by patients and takes 30 seconds of physicians’ time, according to …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Expectations and responsibilities regarding the sale of complementary medicines in pharmacies: perspectives of consumers and pharmacy support staff One-on-one semi-structured interviews …

Protection, promotion, prevention are three key pillars for good public health and provide a framework for improving the public’s health, PHAA CEO Michael Moore says Adequate investment by governments and …

Popping a pill that makes your body think it has exercised could soon be possible, say Deakin University medical scientists. But don’t let your gym membership lapse just yet—at this …

An experimental study has looked at the effectiveness of tobacco-like strategies in turning young people off sugary drinks Participants were 604 New Zealand young people aged 13-24 years who reportedly …

Another reason to lose weight: being obese can increase age of the brain by 10 years Researchers from the University of Cambridge and Yale University examined the intracranial volume, cerebral …

Women are being encouraged to ensure their body mass index is within a healthy range before pregnancy to ensure the best outcomes for their babies. A new study by University …

A study of 3.9 million adults published today in The Lancet has confirmed that being overweight or obese is associated with an increased risk of premature death and is second …