Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
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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.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
A “sleep diet” may be the best way to slim for someone with an inherited tendency to put on weight, research suggests.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Surgeons, psychiatrists, paediatricians and GPs launched a campaign today to battle rising levels of obesity, saying current strategies are not working.
Monday 09 April 2012
We must nourish poorer children
Wednesday 28 March 2012
The meat product that's in all kinds of US food is causing a very unsavoury row
Friday 06 January 2012
Babies resulting from frozen IVF embryos are bigger at birth than IVF babies created from "fresh" embryos that are transferred to the womb within days of conception, a study has found.
Thursday 15 December 2011
More than one in four young women first have sex below the age of 16 - a greater proportion than previous generations, figures suggest.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Two men have been arrested in Northern Ireland by police investigating the poisonous gas deaths of two teenagers.
Thursday 24 March 2011
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests