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Tall persons prefer conservative political parties: Study

Tall persons prefer conservative political parties: Study

Want to know which political party an individual will support? Then take note of the person's height.

Study links physical attraction with height controlling genes

A recent study has suggested that a person's choice of romantic partner can be determined by genes.

Overweight men have more sexual partners!

 A team of researchers has explored how many sex partners people have relative to their height and body mass.

Tall people are more likely to be slim

A country with a taller population may have to worry less about obesity as researchers have found that the genes that result in greater height correlate strongly with genes that reduce body mass index (BMI).

First born girls tend to be overweight compared to younger sisters

A new study has claimed that firstborn women are likelier to be overweight or obese as adults than second-born sisters.

Tall men in mid-thirties perceived to be most dominant

Tall masculine men who are around 35 years of age are perceived to be the most dominant.

Risk of oesophageal cancer decreases with height

Taller individuals are less likely to develop oesophageal cancer and its precursor, Barrett's oesophagus, according to a new study.

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.