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Saturday 20th July 2019

Obesity Articles


Orthopaedic ops to be deferred for smokers and obese patients

8th October 2015

Patients who smoke or are obese in Wales will have their orthopaedic operations deferred until they shed the pounds or quit smoking.

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Three year old diagnosed with diabetes

17th September 2015

Obese three year becomes youngest to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

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Call to reduce portion sizes in supermarkets

15th September 2015

Researchers say reducing portion sizes offered in supermarkets could help tackle obesity.

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Rosacea half environmental and half genetic

10th September 2015

New research suggests rosacea is caused half by nature and half by lifestyle.

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Boost obese teens' mental health

6th August 2015

New study finds weight loss surgery may improve severely obese teens' mental health.

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Tescos to ban sugar-added drinks

27th July 2015

Tescos plan to ban sugar-added drinks from their stores, in a bid to tackle childhood obesity.

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New warning issued over sugary drinks

30th June 2015

Scientists claim sugary drinks kill 184,000 adults a year.

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Red wine could help you lose weight

22nd June 2015

New research finds an ingredient in red wine can help combat obesity.

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Bowel cancer linked to childhood obesity

26th May 2015

Research suggests being overweight in adolescence is linked to greater risk of bowel cancer later in life.

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Obesity becoming more common and starting early

20th May 2015

Figures show UK children are becoming obese at a younger age.

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