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Users of social media at risk of low self-esteem

From movies to magazines, traditional media has long been criticised for perpetuating unrealistic beauty standards—thin ideals that generate low self-esteem […]

Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in the […]

It takes two minutes to change your perception of body size

A new study from Macquarie University has found that people’s perception of their own and other people’s body weight can […]

‘Healthy bodies’ best for men, but for women, thin is beautiful

A new study from Macquarie University being published in PLOS ONE has found that both genders consider an unhealthily low […]
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