Being too short or tall ups depression risk in military men

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.

Mystery behind differences in height between men and women revealed

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.

Taller postmenopausal women at greater cancer risk

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

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

Babies `wake up taller after a sleep`

Babies bed down for 4.5 hours extra every day for two days just before a growth spurt.

Babies `wake up taller after a sleep`

Babies bed down for 4.5 hours extra every day for two days just before a growth spurt.

New genetic variants linked to height identified

A new study has identified uncommon genetic variants that determine how tall a person will be.

New genetic variants linked to height identified

A new study has identified uncommon genetic variants that determine how tall a person will be.

Youthful looks, height `define beauty` in women

Regardless of cultural differences, the common traits that define beauty in women are youthful looks, tall and narrow waists with long arms, says a new study.

Nicolas Sarkozy`s `height of style`

Sarkozy has once again showed that he is too sensitive about his height.

How complex genetic variations determine height

The combined effect of numerous minute genetic variations in many of our genes determines our height, according to a new Australian study.

How complex genetic variations determine height

The combined effect of numerous minute genetic variations in many of our genes determines our height, according to a new Australian study.

People with lung disease ‘more likely to be shorter’

Researchers have found that individuals who develop chronic lung disease are more likely to be shorter in height than the general population.

People with lung disease ‘more likely to be shorter’

Researchers have found that individuals who develop chronic lung disease are more likely to be shorter in height than the general population.

Taller people are happier than shorter ones

Taller people are much happier with their lives than shorter peers, says a new study by US academics.