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Being too short or tall ups depression risk in military men

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 17:51

Both short and tall men in the military are more at risk for depression than their uniformed colleagues of average height, a new study has found.

Shorter men live longer: Study

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 13:56

Being short could actually make you live longer than your peers, a new study suggests.

Mystery behind differences in height between men and women revealed

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 11:17

Researchers from the University of Helsinki have tried to find genetic factors that could explain individual differences in several traits, including BMI, height, blood pressure and lipid levels.

Adult height linked to heart disease

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 14:58

A new study has suggested a connection between an adult`s height and the prevalence of coronary artery calcium (CAC), a direct marker of plaque in the arteries that feed the heart.

Drinking milk in pregnancy helps kids gain height

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 22:28

A new study has found taking milk during pregnancy benefits children well into their early adulthood. It helps the children gain better height than those whose mothers did not take it adequately.

Bigger and healthier: European men grow 11cm in a century

Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 10:47

The average height of European men grew by a surprising 11 centimeters from the early 1870s to 1980, according to new research published on Monday.

Taller postmenopausal women at greater cancer risk

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:44

The taller a postmenopausal woman is, more chances she has to develop cancer, a new study has suggested.

How much we shrink with age depends on our health habits

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 12:31

Your height is still in your hands even if you avoided veggies and milk as a child, a new study has revealed.

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