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Obese young adults likely to die earlier than thin folks
People who are overweight during young adulthood are likely to die earlier than those who are slim, according to a new research. ANI

Impulsive alcoholism ups risk of premature death
A new study has revealed that people with current drinking problems and poor impulse control are more likely to die in the next 15 years. ANI

Babies' first 1,000 days vital to their long-term health
The first 1,000 days of a child's life - the nine months in the womb and the first two years out of it - determines their health prospects for life, a new research has suggested. ANI

Moderate intake of wine may protect against, rather than promote, weight gain
A new study from Spain has suggested that the association between alcohol consumption and body weight may appear only with heavier drinkers, but light-to-moderate consumption of wine may actually protect against weight gain. ANI

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