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2 years 9 months ago

UK airlines warn of Olympics airport chaos

LONDON (AP) - British airlines say the government must do more to prevent severe delays and disruptions at London airports during this summer's Olympics. British Airways, bmi, easyJet and Virgin Atlantic say in a letter to the government that an Olympic surge in passengers means any security alert or bad...

4 years 3 months ago

Exercise counters DNA in obesity study

Even if obesity is in your DNA, exercise can help. British researchers studied over 20,000 people, determining their genetic risk of obesity. Those who had the most genetic variants for obesity inherited from their parents, did have the highest Body Mass Index. But the at-risk people who were...

4 years 5 months ago

Excess weight affects memory

The more an older woman weighs -- the worse her memory. A study out of Northwestern University found for every one point increase in Body Mass Index, a woman's memory score dropped a point. Researchers looked at the brain function and weight of over 8500 postmenopausal women. Those...

4 years 10 months ago

Many obese adults can blame their DNA

A new study finds some people who are severely obese are missing entire sections of their DNA. Researchers in London studied the genes of teens and adults who had learning disabilities and found they were all missing the same portion of DNA. They were also all obese. Researchers...

4 years 10 months ago

Obesity linked to missing DNA

A new study finds some people who are severely obese are missing entire sections of their DNA. Researchers in London studied the genes of teens and adults who had learning disabilities and found they were all missing the same portion of DNA. They were also all obese. Researchers...

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