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Obesity hurts our sex lives

Peter Griffin posted in on June 21st, 2010.

It is well established that obesity can negatively affect a person’s quality of life, health and life expectancy. New research, however, suggests that it is also bad for a person’s sexual health. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the sexual behaviour of over 12,000 French men and women aged between 18 […]

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Warmer homes help children with asthma

Peter Griffin posted in on September 24th, 2008.

This nine-page paper, written by researchers at the University of Otago, was published today in the British Medical Journal. The study examined 409 children in five NZ communities between the ages of 6 and 12 with diagnosed asthma, both before and after more effective heating was installed in their homes. The better heating included heat […]

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