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'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests

'Healthy obesity' is a myth, study suggests
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A study by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that 'healthy' obese people are still at higher risk of heart failure or stroke than the general population.
Date:
19/05/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds

Playing football boosts girls' confidence, study finds
Description
A study by scientists from the University of Birmingham has found that teenage girls who play football have higher levels of self-confidence than those who play other sports.
Date:
19/05/2017
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study
Description
Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
Date:
18/05/2017
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham backs Chinese orchestra's first concert in Britain

Description
One of China's most prestigious orchestras performed in the UK for the first time – backed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/05/2017
Categories:
International

Coveted Architecture Award Won by Alan Walters Building

Coveted Architecture Award Won by Alan Walters Building
Description
Birmingham Business School's new Postgraduate Teaching Centre has won a coveted regional architecture award.
Date:
18/05/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services
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