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Research paper finds obesity myths are still accepted at face value

In a study titled "Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity" published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors scoured popular media and scientific literature for obesity-related myths and presumptions and weighed them against scientifically proven facts.

24 Feb 2013 - 6:31AM

In a study titled "Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity" published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors scoured popular media and scientific literature for obesity-related myths and presumptions and weighed them against scientifically proven facts.

Research paper finds obesity myths are still accepted at face value
Studly links breathing disorders to insomnia
Study draws link between statins and survival rates in cancer fight
Hong Kong has right conditions for outbreaks of drug-resistant superbugs
Prevention key to containing new avian flu outbreak

The unexpected outbreak of influenza A(H7N9) on the mainland marks the first time the virus has been detected in humans. As of Friday, there were 16 confirmed cases, of which six have been fatal.

7 Apr 2013 - 1:43AM

The unexpected outbreak of influenza A(H7N9) on the mainland marks the first time the virus has been detected in humans. As of Friday, there were 16 confirmed cases, of which six have been fatal.

Prevention key to containing new avian flu outbreak