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Lesbians more likely to be overweight than straight women, study finds

The authors of the study say sexual identity should be considered as a “social determinant of health”. Lesbians more likely to be overweight than straight women, study finds Independent.ie Lesbian and bisexual women are at greater risk of being overweight than heterosexual women, research suggests. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/lesbians-more-likely-to-be-overweight-than-straight-women-study-finds-37839086.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37839115.ece/93738/AUTOCROP/h342/new.PNG Email Lesbian and bisexual women are at greater… Read More »

Researchers beg overweight volunteers come forward to test out their 'fat pill'

Fat pill which tricks the brain into thinking it is full is going to be tested on humans – and it could be available to take within five years The pill suppresses appetite by tricking the gut into feeling full with hormones Forty volunteers of varying high weights are needed for the study in London… Read More »

How we are getting fatter – 62pc of population overweight

39pc of those aged 15 years and older binge-drink on a regular basis, consuming more than three pints or six pub measures of spirits in one sitting. Photo: Stock Image How we are getting fatter – 62pc of population overweight Independent.ie Ireland’s population is rising – but it’s fatter and drinking more. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/how-we-are-getting-fatter-62pc-of-population-overweight-37697992.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37697703.ece/ef74e/AUTOCROP/h342/GettyImages-901390188%201.jpg Email… Read More »