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Parents oblivious to serious health consequences for obese kids


Parents of obese children don't recognise the serious health consequences of childhood weight gain, US researchers have found.

Genetic cause of common breast lumps discovered


Singaporean researchers have found that fibroadenomas, one of the most common breast tumours diagnosed in women of reproductive age, has a unique molecular basis that could be used to develop more accurate testing.

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Energy drinks increase binge drinking risk: Australian studyDrinking high-caffeine energy drinks could increase the likelihood of binge drinking, according to researchers from the Australian National University (ANU).

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