Category list : Obesity
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The UK is just behind the countries of Scandinavia and Central Europe as well as smaller nations like Cuba, Bermuda and Andorra when it comes to health worker density, according to a major study.
Children prescribed antibiotics and indigestion medicine could be at greater risk of obesity, because of their impact on bacteria in the gut, according to a new study from the US.
Nursing Times has launched a new online learning unit for nurses on the management of obesity.
The obesity crisis among Year 6 schoolchildren has reached new heights, latest figures reveal.
Every NHS hospital in England has agreed to cut sales of sugary drinks on their premises as part of efforts to curb rising levels of obesity.
The current challenges facing the midwifery profession in England and Scotland have been laid bare by a new investigation by the Royal College of Midwives.
The Royal College of Midwives and Slimming World are calling for clearer guidance on healthy weight management for expectant mothers, along with more support, training and equipment for midwives.
The Royal College of Nursing has backed a call to tackle the marketing of unhealthy food and drinks to children via catch‐up TV after an analysis revealed that viewers of Britain’s Got Talent on demand were bombarded with adverts for unhealthy food and drinks
Health professionals must identify children at risk of obesity at a much earlier age and offer families better support in combating poor lifestyle choices, according to a hard-hitting report by MPs.
Overweight and obese people are twice as likely to survive if admitted to hospital for any kind of infectious disease, according to a major new study on the so-called “obesity paradox”.