Initial research suggests if your grandparents were obese, you have a greater chance of being obese as well. Photo: iStock

A University of Queensland study is one of the world’s first to investigate whether obesity and chronic diseases can be passed down three generations.

10 November 2014

An investigation of more than 100 published papers associated with two former University of Queensland academics has not revealed any further instances of research apparently not supported by data.

20 January 2014