There may be far more underweight children in Britain than thought, researchers say today, warning that those who are too thin may face a greater threat to their health than those who are too fat.
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Sunday 07 April 2013
Scientists identify four DNA variations which may explain why some children become obese
Friday 05 April 2013
Dozens of cuts to red tape will come into force tomorrow, including reducing the age for buying Christmas crackers, saving businesses millions of pounds, the Government has announced.
Sunday 24 February 2013
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Wednesday 23 January 2013
Public health minister Anna Soubry claims it is easy to identify the poorest people in society by their weight
Saturday 15 December 2012
Friday 12 October 2012
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Friday 28 September 2012
A prominent Chinese government forensic scientist has questioned the cause of death of a murdered British businessman, casting doubt on the official version of a scandal that reached into the upper levels of the Communist Party.
Friday 31 August 2012
Parts of the Palace of Westminster were closed off this morning after smoke detectors in the basement of the historic building were activated.
Sunday 26 August 2012
The London Olympics have shown human beings at the peak of their fitness and capabilities, and now the Paralympics are about to do the same.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Monday 09 July 2012
Mothers who breastfeed reduce their risk of obesity decades later, research has shown.
Thursday 05 July 2012
Nuclear power returned to Japan's energy mix for the first time in two months today, hours before a parliamentary investigative commission blamed the government's cosy relations with the industry for the meltdowns that prompted the mass shutdown of the nation's reactors.
Friday 15 June 2012
The number of children suffering from obesity could be greater than official figures show, research has revealed.
Sunday 13 May 2012
Children should be taught how to grow and cook their own food at school as part of the national curriculum, to encourage them to eat more healthily as adults, MPs will say today.
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