Obesity News

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Weight loss surgery cuts risk of fatal heart attacks

A new study has found that weight loss surgery is hugely beneficial for heart health in people with severe obesity.

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Obesity News   |   11th Nov 2019

Obesity related diseases to claim more than 90 million lives

New report from the OECD reveals the economic and social costs of obesity

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Obesity News   |   11th Oct 2019

More weight loss surgery urgently needed

RCPI Summer School on improving care for people who are overweight to take place next week

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Obesity News   |   20th Aug 2019

Screen time is not recommended for babies

New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under five

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Policy News   |   25th Apr 2019

Inaction on junk food marketing criticised

Children's Rights Alliance Report Card 2019

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Obesity News   |   26th Feb 2019

One in five 5-year olds overweight or obese

Growing Up In Ireland study shows childhood obesity a concern

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Obesity News   |   21st Feb 2019

Children presenting with Type 2 diabetes due to obesity

Young children presenting with diabetes

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Obesity News   |   25th Jan 2019

Social disadvantage and health – EU Report

European Commission Report finds people with low levels of education being 'left by the wayside'

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Obesity News   |   26th Nov 2018