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Children of overweight women die younger: study

Children born from obese women were 35 percent more likely to die prematurely in adulthood, according to a study Wednesday that warned of a growing epidemic.

Children of overweight women die younger: study
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US convict who was 'too fat to execute' dies in jail

A 485-pound (220-kilogram) convicted murderer who escaped execution after his lawyers argued he was too fat to be put to death has died in prison.

US convict who was 'too fat to execute' dies in jail
Fat Malaysian orangutan put on diet

An obese orangutan has been put on a strict diet by Malaysian wildlife authorities after two decades of gorging on junk food handed out by tourists.

Fat Malaysian orangutan put on diet
WHO urges action against obesity as poor nations get fatter

Alarmed at expanding waistlines around the world, the UN's health agency has urged countries to get serious about reining in a ballooning obesity crisis.

WHO urges action against obesity as poor nations get fatter
Obesity weighs down on top soda guzzler Mexico

Artemio Martinez balanced his corpulent frame on a stool in a Mexico City street taco stand, downing a sweet soda and eating a final pork-filled corn tortilla.

Obesity weighs down on top soda guzzler Mexico
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Young obesity doubles death risk before 55: study

Men who are obese in their early 20s are twice as likely as peers of average weight to die before reaching the age of 55.

Young obesity doubles death risk before 55: study
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Australians getting fatter, more anxious: survey

Australians are smoking and drinking less than they were five years ago but are fatter and more anxious.

Australians getting fatter, more anxious: survey
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Skimmed milk ineffective against toddler obesity

Giving your toddler skimmed or semi-skimmed milk is unlikely to make inroads against the risk of obesity, a large study conducted among American children has found.

Skimmed milk ineffective against toddler obesity
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Less sleep leads to more eating, weight gain: study

Sleeping a mere five hours a night during a workweek with unlimited access to snacks isn't good for your waistline.

Less sleep leads to more eating, weight gain: study
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Obese likelier to die in car accidents: study

Obese people face a much higher risk -- of up to 80 percent -- of dying in a car collision compared with people of normal weight, researchers reported Monday in a specialist journal.

Obese likelier to die in car accidents: study
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Regular exercise raises life expectancy: study

Regular moderate exercise can raise life expectancy -- even among people who are overweight, a study said Tuesday.

Regular exercise raises life expectancy: study
Two-thirds of Australians overweight: study

Two-thirds of Australia's adult population are overweight or obese, a key study found Monday, with rates continuing to climb despite a drop in smoking and drinking.

Two-thirds of Australians overweight: study
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Obesity surgery is good for the heart: research

Bariatric surgery to help the obese shed weight also reduces risks of cardiovascular disease, according to a review published on Wednesday in the specialist journal Heart.

Obesity surgery is good for the heart: research
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Ministry of Transport: China-made trucks damage Kazakhstan roads

China-made trucks that ride Kazakhstan highways destroy the road’s surface: Kazakhstan Ministry of Transport.

Ministry of Transport: China-made trucks damage Kazakhstan roads
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US regulators approve new weight loss drug

US regulators on Tuesday approved the second new anti-obesity drug in 13 years, Qsymia, for use with exercise and a good diet in people who are obese or overweight with certain medical problems.

US regulators approve new weight loss drug
Quitting smoking adds even more pounds than thought: study

Quitting smoking leads to an average weight gain of four to five kilogrammes (nine to 11 pounds) in the first year -- "significantly" more than previously thought.

Quitting smoking adds even more pounds than thought: study