Recent News Headlines : Obesity

1,100 POUND WOMAN LEAVES HOME FOR FIRST TIME IN 25 YEARS -- TO FLY TO INDIA FOR WEIGHT-LOSS SURGERY


Indian bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala has devised a four-year plan to give Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty a chance at a normal, healthy life... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 1018

WEIGHT GAIN OVER ADULT LIFE LINKED TO GREATER DIGESTIVE CANCER RISK, SAYS STUDY


The study further highlights the importance of keeping a healthy weight throughout life to reduce the risk of developing these cancers... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 120

CRANE MOVES 'HEAVIEST WOMAN' FOR WEIGHT-LOSS OP


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14th February, 2017 10265

FRENCH CHILDHOOD OBESITY TRENDS DOWNWARD AS GLOBAL RATES RISE


In the US, where obesity is considered a national crisis, rates among children have stabilised for the first time in decades... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 478

WHO IS MILO YIANNOPOULOS? THE ULTRA-CONSERVATIVE PROVOCATEUR, BREITBART NEWS EDITOR AND DONALD TRUMP ADMIRER


For any Black Lives Matter activists who have snuck their way in, blacks have the highest obesity rates in America at 47.8 percent... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 897

IS SKIPPING BREAKFAST BAD FOR US? NEW STUDY FINDS LINKS WITH HEART DISEASE AND OBESITY


Skipping breakfast or eating late in the day could raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity according to a new study... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 2031

STUDY DISPELS MYTH OF LINKS BETWEEN BEING POOR AND OVERWEIGHT


But a study in the journal Preventive Medicine produces evidence that unemployed people are far more likely to be significantly underweight than the average person... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 1351

WEEKEND EXERCISE ON A PAR WITH DAILY WORKOUTS


Just 3.7 percent were weekend warriors, and 11 percent were regular exercisers... READ MORE

22nd January, 2017 8

AMERICANS ARE DITCHING DIETS -- AND NOW WE'RE FATTER THAN EVER


Weight Watchers and Nutrisystem are spending big bucks to tout their plans and their pitchwomen -- Oprah Winfrey and Marie Osmond, respectively... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 62

ANY EXERCISE CUTS RISK OF DYING FROM HEART DISEASE, STUDY FINDS


The risk of dying was about 30 percent lower in weekend warriors and insufficient exercisers versus those who were inactive... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 131

NHS DIABETES PREVENTION PLAN 'UNLIKELY' TO HAVE IMPACT, STUDY SUGGESTS


Matt Fagg, programme director for the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, said Around five million people in this country are at risk of Type 2 Diabetes... READ MORE

7th January, 2017 18

'I EXERCISE A LOT BUT DRINK A BIT TOO MUCH'


With its One You campaign, Public Health England wants to help middle-aged people stay in shape... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 140

NHS CHIEF CALLS ON PARENTS TO SHOW SOME 'TOUGH LOVE' IN OBESITY BATTLE


Britain's obesity levels are among the worst in the world, with two thirds of adults and one third of young children obese or overweight... READ MORE

27th December, 2016 934

BIG RESOLUTION WORLDS FATTEST MAN VOWS TO HALVE HIS SIZE


Juan Pedro, 32, has a good chance of losing half his body weight by about six months after his first surgery, according to his medical team... READ MORE

22nd December, 2016 32

QUEBEC MAN SUES RESTAURANT OVER CLAIM SALMON TARTARE PUT HIM IN COMA


Canuel is asking for a total of 515,000 in damages from the incident last May at Le Tapageur Bistro... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 1357

SUGAR TAX ON SOFT DRINKS COULD 'SIGNIFICANTLY' IMPACT OBESITY RATES, EXPERTS SAY


Experts said the proposed levy, due to be introduced in April 2018, was likely to have a significant impact on health and obesity rates... READ MORE

16th December, 2016 25

SMOKING AND DRINKING AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE AT LOWEST LEVEL ON RECORD


Stubbornly high rates of obesity also reflected wider social attitudes, she said... READ MORE

15th December, 2016 1030

TRUMP MAY POSE A THREAT TO MICHELLE OBAMA'S LEGACY -- AND THE HEALTH OF AMERICANS


The most visible piece of Obama's agenda is school lunch reform, which affects the meals of 31 million children... READ MORE

14th December, 2016 40

INDIA DOCTOR TO OPERATE ON '500KG' EGYPTIAN WOMAN


Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 36, will be flown on a chartered plane to Mumbai where bariatric surgeon Dr Muffazal Lakdawala plans to operate... READ MORE

8th December, 2016 2350


Yo-Yo Dieting 'Triggers Caveman Response Which Can Mean Weight Gain'... READ MORE

6th December, 2016 31

NO 10 RULES OUT FORCING OBESE PEOPLE TO UNDERGO TREATMENT TO GET BENEFITS


Theresa May's spokesman says sanctioning obese people who refuse help is not under consideration after report dismissed idea... READ MORE

5th December, 2016 457

SUGAR TAX COULD MEAN RISE IN GENERAL TAXATION, PRESSURE GROUP CLAIMS


The Treasury is expected to announce plans for taxes on sugary drinks which are forecast to raise ?520m a year... READ MORE

5th December, 2016 83

'DAILY MILE' CRAZE IN BRITAIN HOPES TO TACKLE NATIONAL OBESITY CRISIS


LONDON -- Torriano primary school in north London doesn't have lush green grounds or an outdoor running track or a leafy campus quad... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 6059

ONCE UNDERFED, BRAZIL'S POOR HAVE A NEW PROBLEM


Once underfed, Brazil's poor have a new problem obesity... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 1459

AS A FELLOW FATTY, HERE'S WHY I SUPPORT KIM JONG-UN'S CENSORSHIP OF CHINA'S SEARCH ENGINE


I once did amateur Photoshop on my thigh, using the rubber feature in Paint... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 16

GUT MICROBES MAY PLAY ROLE IN YO-YO DIETING, OBESITY


People go on diets over and over again -- and keep failing, Segal said... READ MORE

25th November, 2016 0

Trending News Headlines : Obesity

CHILDREN WHO DRINK FULL-FAT MILK END UP SLIMMER THAN THOSE ON SKIMMEDA


But research on more than 2,700 children found those given full-fat versions ended up with a significantly lower body mass index than those given semi-skimmed varieties... READ MORE

17th November, 2016 29343

EU COURT RULES THAT FATNESS 'CAN CONSTITUTE A DISABILITY'


Other employment lawyers have welcomed the ruling as holding back from setting a general principle prohibiting employers from discriminating on grounds of obesity ... READ MORE

18th December, 2014 3136

HEARTBURN 'COULD BE SIGN OF CANCER'


This is why Public Health England's Be Clear on Cancer campaign is focusing on how to spot the signs of oesophageal or stomach cancer... READ MORE

26th January, 2015 2785

JUNK FOOD SHORTENING LIVES OF CHILDREN WORLDWIDE, DATA SHOWS


The World Obesity Federation, which compiled the data, predicted that number would rise to 4.1 million by 2025... READ MORE

8th October, 2016 2745

TEST FITNESS AT PRIMARY SCHOOL, SAY HEALTH CAMPAIGNERS


Children at Montpelier school stand up and use their arms in class... READ MORE

16th June, 2015 2718

BRITISH CHILDREN AMONG THE LEAST ACTIVE IN THE WORLD, WITH EXERCISE 'STRIPPED OUT' OF MODERN LIVES


Research comparing 38 counties across the globe placed England, Scotland and Wales among the worst for physical activity... READ MORE

20th November, 2016 2711

CALL FOR TRAFALGAR SQUARE SMOKING BAN


Related Stories Smoking could be banned in Trafalgar and Parliament squares and London parks if a report by the city's Health Commission is implemented... READ MORE

15th October, 2014 2511

DOCTORS DEMAND A 20% TAX ON SUGARY DRINKS TO FIGHT UK OBESITY EPIDEMIC


Doctors demand a 20 percent tax on sugary drinks to fight UK obesity epidemic... READ MORE

12th July, 2015 2440

CHILDHOOD OBESITY LINKED TO IRREGULAR SLEEP AND SKIPPING BREAKFAST


The study, led by academics from University College London, challenges the widely-held view that soaring childhood obesity rates are caused solely by overeating... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 1514

MANY OF CANADA'S TROOPS ARE FAT


But it's a weight problem of another kind that's currently dogging the Canadian Armed Forces... READ MORE

29th October, 2016 1490

PUT CALORIE LABELS ON BEER, WINE AND SPIRITS, SAY PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS


Alcoholic drinks are fuelling obesity epidemic and most have no idea how many calories their drinks contain... READ MORE

31st October, 2014 1279

MEDITERRANEAN DIET 'AS EFFECTIVE AS STATINS' IN REDUCING HEART ATTACK RISK


Leading doctors call on medical bodies such as Nice to do more to promote healthy lifestyles rather than relying on cardiovascular drugs... READ MORE

6th September, 2015 1158

HEALTH CHIEF: OBESITY WARNING LETTERS TO PARENTS MUST NOT BE WATERED DOWN


Dame Sally Davies was speaking as new figures emerged from the child measurement programme that showed levels of obesity among children were still getting steadily worse... READ MORE

3rd November, 2016 1076

GPS SHOULD NOT WORRY ABOUT OFFENDING OBESE PATIENTS, FINDS STUDY


More than three-quarters of patients said yes to weight-loss programmes in trial of 30-second intervention by doctors... READ MORE

25th October, 2016 1055

GOOD NEWS: MEN WHO MARRY INTELLIGENT WOMEN 'LIVE LONGER'


Ms Bennett explains that the single most important thing a person can do to increase their protection against dementia is staying physically and mentally active ... READ MORE

4th August, 2016 1053

'WORLDA??S FATTEST MAN', WHO WEIGHS MORE THAN 78ST, ENTERS MEXICAN HOSPITAL FOR LIFE-SAVING TREATMENT


Mr Pedro's mother said that his health and obesity worsened after he had a road accident at the age of 17... READ MORE

16th November, 2016 1048

PROF BRUCE KEOGH: WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY PLAYS A CRUCIAL PART IN NHS FUTURE


They had typical ailments of old age congestive heart failure, diabetes, serious breathing problems and urinary tract infections... READ MORE

20th January, 2015 1029

'IF THINGS GO WRONG, I DRAW A LINE UNDER IT AND MOVE ON'


However, when people learned to be kinder to themselves they quickly got back to healthy eating, lost weight and kept it off... READ MORE

8th January, 2016 1008

WORLD ENTERING ERA OF GLOBAL FOOD INSECURITY WITH MALNUTRITION AND OBESITY SIDE BY SIDE WITHIN COUNTRIES, SAYS LEADING FOOD EXPERT


World entering era of global food insecurity with malnutrition and obesity side by side within countries says leading food expert... READ MORE

12th July, 2015 1005

MULTIPLE COFFEES A DAY KEEP THE DOCTOR AWAY


In fatty liver disease patients, which affects almost 40 per cent of Australians, damage was down 24 per cent... READ MORE

18th November, 2015 900

OKLAHOMA: THE US CITY THAT WENT TO WAR ON OBESITY


Oklahoma The US city that went to war on obesity... READ MORE

7th November, 2015 809

OBESITY EXPERTS CALL FOR STRICTER RULES ON JUNK FOOD ADS TARGETED AT CHILDREN


Children's poor nutrition worldwide including in the UK leads to stunted growth as well as obesity... READ MORE

18th February, 2015 785

CHILDHOOD OBESITY: MAY GOVERNMENT DILUTED PLANS, CLAIMS DISPATCHES


Childhood obesity uk's 'inexcusable' strategy is wasted opportunity, say experts... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 746

PERSONAL TRAINERS IN GP SURGERIES AND JOB CENTRES WILL TACKLE INACTIVITY, SAY EXPERTS


We know that physical activity programmes only attract around 4 percent of public health funding at present, Grey-Thompson said... READ MORE

5th November, 2015 739

WHY MY CYCLING CLOTHING COMPANY USES MODELS WITHOUT HELMETS


Conversely, HOY Vulpine is our road cycling range and all the riders always wear helmets... READ MORE

5th February, 2016 665

HIGH-FAT MEDITERRANEAN DIET DOES NOT CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN, STUDY FINDS


The Mediterranean diet, with a high fat content from olive oil and nuts, does not cause people to gain weight, a major study has found... READ MORE

7th June, 2016 618

NEW 'EXERCISE PILL' COULD BE A GAME CHANGER IN FIGHT AGAINST OBESITY


Pretty much all signs of heart disease went when mice were given this drug, the unit's deputy director Sean McGee has told AAP... READ MORE

14th September, 2016 603

TRIAL TO INVESTIGATE LINK BETWEEN WEIGHT, FITNESS AND CANCER RECURRENCE


Women who are overweight or obese have a higher risk of breast cancer... READ MORE

6th June, 2016 568

NUTRITION EXPERTS ALARMED BY NONPROFIT DOWNPLAYING ROLE OF JUNK FOOD IN OBESITY


Its website claims the group wants to be the voice of science in research on obesity... READ MORE

11th August, 2015 544


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