Mediators of socio-economic status and obesity risk

Individuals from a lower socio-economic background have a higher risk of obesity. Researchers have examined what factors mediate this association.

16/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

Dietary behaviours and academic achievement

Dietary behaviours could be associated with higher academic achievement according to new research.

15/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

Weight loss classes for treating obesity

Offering overweight and obese individuals 12 months of weight loss classes could prevent thousands of cases of obesity-related diseases.

08/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

4th Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative report launched

Yesterday Minister of State for Health Promotion Marcella Corcoran Kennedy launched the 4th report from the Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI).

05/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

Childhood obesity could be linked with a 4 times higher risk of diabetes

Children with obesity may have a four-fold greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) compared with children who are a normal weight.

03/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

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