Obesity related cancer trends in young adults

A recent study published by The Lancet found that there is a rising trend in obesity related cancers in young adults aged between 25 and 49 years compared to older generations in the United States.

07/02/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

Report on determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity

The World Cancer Research Fund have released a report on the determinants of weight gain, overweight and obesity as part of their Continuous Update Project which has identified 12 cancers causally linked to greater body fatness.

14/11/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Mandatory calorie labelling on food outside of the home

The Department of Health and Social Care, England is holding a consultation on implementing mandatory calorie labelling on all food and drink served outside of the home, including restaurants, cafes and online third party takeaway platforms.

 

25/09/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

The role of deprivation in abdominal obesity

A study conducted amongst adults living in Hong Kong suggests that deprivation is strongly associated with abdominal obesity.

19/09/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Study suggests that obesity alone does not pose higher risk of mortality

Earlier this month a study titled ‘Individuals with obesity but no other metabolic risk factors are not at significantly elevated allā€cause mortality risk in men and women’ was published online in Clinical Obesity.

10/08/2018   by Sinead Hurley  

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