Obesity News

Majority favour banning celebrity endorsement of junk food

Ireland faces losing a generation of children to obesity-related disease

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Obesity News   |   22nd Apr 2021

Children in disadvantaged schools at higher risk of obesity

The latest results from the Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI)

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Obesity News   |   15th Oct 2020

Programme for Government plan on childhood obesity welcome

The Irish Heart Foundation has welcomed provisions contained in the new Programme for Government document

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Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2020

Obesity and COVID-19

Why are people living with obesity at increased risk of severe disease with Covid-19?

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Coronavirus News   |   22nd May 2020

Majority of people want clearer food labelling

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the public to back the introduction of clearer labelling on foods

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Obesity News   |   4th Mar 2020

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