The 83 rare variants are the ones that affect skeletal growth and can influence height by more than two centimeters, or almost 8/10 of an inch.
A German-led study suggests that tall people are less likely to have cardiovascular diseases and diabetes but are exposed to greater risk of having cancer.
Exposure to light can affect children's body mass, a new study is reporting.
People use facial feature cues to judge men's height, weight and masculinity, a new study reported.
According to the lead manufacturer of crash dummies, Humanetics, the latest dummy will be obese.
An international team of researchers discovered that height is mostly determined by genes.
Height can predict a person's risk of developing esophageal cancer. New research reveals that taller individuals are less likely to develop esophageal cancer.
A new study found that shorter people are more likely to have Barrett's esophagus and esophageal cancer in comparison to taller people.
A new study reported that teenagers who get less sleep have an increased risk of obesity.
Previous studies show that short men are more likely to experience depression after joining the military. However, new findings suggest something different. Researchers found that both short and tall men in the military are more likely to suffer depression than their average-height counterparts.
A new study found that shorter men tend to live longer than taller men,
The latest Gallup poll crowned Mississippi as America's most obese state.
Researchers reported that the 'obesity paradox' is a myth.
A Utah mother gave birth to a 14 pound boy, who is believed to be America's heaviest baby born in 2013.
Researchers found that adults are unaware of how many calories they should intake everyday.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.