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Strongest evidence yet that being obese causes depression

New research from the University of South Australia and University of Exeter in the UK has found the strongest evidence yet that […]

Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is ass…

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children […]

Link between obesity and liver cancer

New research from Monash University and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has found a previously overlooked group of obese people […]

Yo-yoing weight, BP, cholesterol and blood sugar may raise heart attack and str…

Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher […]

Unhealthy lifestyle responsible for 45,000 cases of bowel cancer in next decade

A large proportion of bowel cancers in Australia are preventable by adopting a healthy lifestyle – particularly for men. A […]

Rethinking the health and weight debate

Swinburne researchers are part of a new wave of health professionals challenging our perception of weight and health. While it’s […]

Exercise is best for managing osteoarthritis

Exercise is the new front runner for treating osteoarthritis ahead of surgery and medications state new Australian guidelines. Released by […]

We inherit the dangerous fat from Dad and the good fat from Mum: Denmark

Brown fat cells burn off a lot of calories, whereas an excess of white fat cells make us overweight and […]

Fighting obesity – could it be as plain as dirt?

Investigating how clay materials can improve drug delivery, UniSA researcher and PhD candidate Tahnee Dening serendipitously discovered that the clay […]

Weight is an unspoken concern in many GP visits

Despite growing levels of obesity in the Australian population, new research has found that weight is not discussed in GP […]