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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

Tackling obesity more urgent than ever

The Irish Heart Foundation urges the Government to follow UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lead through tough new actions to tackle obesity.

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Policy News   |   27th Jul 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

Half of ICU coronavirus patients have chronic heart disease

New figures show half of covid-19 patients in ICU have chronic heart disease

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Coronavirus News   |   8th May 2020

Smoking rates down but more needed to tackle obesity

The 2019 Healthy Ireland Survey finds less smokers but 60 per cent of people are obese or overweight

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Policy News   |   20th Nov 2019

Childhood Obesity it’s time for drastic action

The Irish Heart Foundation launches Childhood Obesity Manifesto

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Policy News   |   12th Nov 2019

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

Heart attack survivors struggle to make lifestyle changes

A new study of heart attack survivors shows many struggle with risk factors

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Heart News   |   21st Oct 2019

Over a quarter of adults have high cholesterol and high BP

High number of people affected by both high blood pressure and high cholesterol

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Heart News   |   18th Oct 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

Donegal parents want ban on junk food marketing to kids

Irish Heart Foundation's 'Stop Targeting Kids' campaign heads to Donegal

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Policy News   |   28th Aug 2019