Obesity News

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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

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