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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 […]

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 […]

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 loss reverses heart condition in obesity sufferers

Australian research shows for the first time that obese people who are suffering from atrial fibrillation can reduce or reverse […]

Exercise makes the blood of obese people healthier

Exercise can reduce inflammation in obese people by changing the characteristics of their blood, according to new research published in […]

Body weight bias weighs on minds of fitness instructors

The research, published in Body Image, examined how a fitness professional’s perceptions of a hypothetical client’s motivation to exercise, as well […]

RACP releases new position statement to tackle obesity

Doctors have warned that the obesity health crisis is increasing chronic diseases like diabetes and stronger preventative action is needed […]

Healthy habits the key to ‘no-diet’ diet

Bond University researchers have shown the effectiveness of a weight-loss regime that keeps the kilos off for at least a […]