Results from the Healthy Ireland Survey 2017

The Department of Health in the Republic of Ireland have published the results of the Healthy Ireland Survey 2017. The survey included people aged 15 years of age and over.

24/10/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

Results from the Northern Ireland Health Survey 2016/17

The Department of Health in Northern Ireland have published the results of the Health Survey 2016/17.

24/10/2017   by Sarah Cassidy  

Junk food advertising spend is nearly 30 times more than spend on health

Spending on junk food advertising by the food industry is nearly 30 times higher than the spend on promoting healthy eating by the government.

20/10/2017   by Anne Parle  

10-fold increase in children with obesity over the past four decades

A new study published in the Lancet reports that the levels of obesity in children and adolescents has risen 10-fold in the last 40 years. 

20/10/2017   by Anne Parle  

Rates of breastfeeding increasing in Ireland

The Institute of Public Health (IPH) have published a new report on breastfeeding on the island of Ireland. The report found that breastfeeding rates are increasing across the island of Ireland.

11/10/2017   by Anne Parle  

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