Body mass index rises alongside economic growth
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Monday 05 January 2009
A link between obesity and ovarian cancer has been highlighted by a study of almost 95,000 women.
Wednesday 17 December 2008
Childhood obesity is determined before the age of five, new research revealed today.
Saturday 15 November 2008
The lives of pupils and teachers are being put at risk because the Government is "burying its head in the sand" over the dangers of asbestos in as many as 13,000 schools, MPs and medical experts have warned.
Thursday 09 October 2008
Thursday 11 September 2008
A metal-eating earthworm that can survive the toxic environment of heavily contaminated soils is being recruited in the fight to clean up the polluted land of former industrial sites.
Sunday 27 July 2008
Characters in novels often enter strange worlds by way of an invitation. It speaks volumes for Glen Neath's second novel that his unambitious, overweight narrator finds his invitation written on a piece of card attached to a lamppost: "Want to earn your ideal wage every week, but don't want to work from home?" As embarkation points go, it's hardly Alice's rabbit hole.
Thursday 24 July 2008
Too much tofu may affect a man's fertility, according to a study linking soya and low sperm count.
Saturday 12 July 2008
We are getting fatter but we think we are thinner, and the trend could have serious implications for the obesity epidemic, a study has found.
Thursday 06 March 2008
Chrissie Webber was 18 when she decided she wanted to be a nurse. But she was a size 22, and before she could get a hospital placement, she was told she had to lose weight. "The silly thing is that I cycled everywhere, I played badminton and tennis," she says. "I was generally healthy and fit."
Friday 22 February 2008
Primary schools have presided over a "shocking" increase in obesity among children as young as four, health campaigners warned yesterday.
Wednesday 29 November 2006
Israel's largest trade union began a sweeping general strike today, shutting down the country's only international airport and all the ports.
Sunday 04 June 2006
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Saturday 13 August 2005
Monday 13 December 2004
Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez reveals he has testicular cancer - and is losing his trademark long hair as a result
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