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Obesity: The urgent need to tackle Britain’s weight problem

Tam Fry FRSA, Chairman of the National Obesity Forum provides his opinion on the urgent need to tackle Britain’s weight problem.
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Reducing obesity and improving health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Following a report by PHE which reviewed how different factors such as obesity have affected COVID-19 risk and outcomes - Nutritionist Zoe Davies from Action on Sugar and Action on Salt shares insights into their new evidence-based plan.
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Obesity in Europe: An urgent and relevant health priority for policymakers

Jacqueline Bowman-Busato, EU Policy Lead at the European Association for the Study of Obesity, explains why obesity in Europe is an urgent and relevant health priority for policymakers, NGOs, research funders, health professionals and the public.
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How can medical marijuana help people lose weight?

Michael Jacobs, marketing and creative content specialist at GotVape.com offers his insight into how medical marijuana has the potential to help people lose weight.
Sugary drinks tax and the war on obesity

Taxes on sugary beverages and ultra-processed food: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies

Discussing taxes on sugary beverages, important components of noncommunicable disease (NCDs) and obesity prevention strategies.
Global Food Research

Global Food Research: Will front-of-the-package warning labels change our eating habits?

The Global Food Research Program shares their perspective on targeting ultra-processed foods with front-of-the-package warning labels, which is the only impactful approach.
diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

The rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy

Tammy Z Movsas, MD, MPH, discusses how the Zietchick Research Institute aims to identify the main stimulus for the rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy during pregnancy.
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Solving the obesity epidemic: Is Artificial Intelligence the answer?

Dr. S. Vincent Grasso, Global Practice Lead: Healthcare & Life Sciences at IPsoft discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) may hold the key to solving the obesity epidemic and relieving pressure on healthcare services.
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Dame Sally calls time on childhood obesity

Dame Sally calls time on childhood obesity, writes Tam Fry FRSA, Chairman of the National Obesity Forum.
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Profil – leading the way in diabetes and obesity research

As a full-service CRO for early clinical trials in diabetes and obesity, Profil has brought together experts so that we can offer you unrivalled service.
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Global Obesity: A ticking time bomb

Here, Professor Barry M. Popkin and colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) examine research on global obesity.
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Are plasticizing chemicals contributing to the worldwide epidemic of obesity?

Here, UC Davis focus on the prevalence of Bisphenol A (BPA) and further explore how this plasticizing chemical can be contributing to the worldwide epidemic of obesity.
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Sugar tax: Noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies

The Global Food Research Program, University of North Carolina in the U.S. share their perspective on how taxes on sugary beverages are important components of noncommunicable disease and obesity prevention strategies.
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World Pancreatic Cancer Day: We must prioritise pancreatic cancer awareness

Ahead of World Pancreatic Cancer Day, Professor Matthias Löhr, a member of the UEG Public Affairs Committee, explains why we must increase pancreatic cancer awareness.
Number of people with obesity

Number of people with obesity doubles in 20 years

The number of people with obesity in England has almost doubled in the last twenty years from 6.9 to 13 million, according to new data by Diabetes UK.
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Exercise during pregnancy helps restore tissues of obese mothers

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that exercise immediately before and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body.
obesity research

Funding obesity research in the U.S. today

Here, we find out about the role that the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a publicly-funded institute, when it comes to funding obesity research in the U.S. today.
cardiovascular diseases

Cardiovascular diseases – how to prevent them

Cardiovascular diseases are on the rise, but so is confusion as to how to prevent them. Shaun Ingram, MD of Cardiac Science takes a look at the data, shares his views and strikes a cautious note of optimism.
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Beyond the current obesity epidemic

Obesity is a growing problem around the world, with many negative consequences for both individuals and societies. Research by Professor Barry M. Popkin and his colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) aims to lead us beyond the current obesity epidemic.
Global Food Research Program

The Global Food Research Program: obesity and NCD prevention through changing diets globally

Research, policy work and evaluations of large-scale regulatory and fiscal efforts to reduce consumption of reduce intake of unhealthy ultra processed foods

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