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Blog Sep 16, 21

Does obesity in childhood affect employment prospects?

New blog by World Obesity's Tim Lobstein and Margot Neveux explores whether childhood obesity impacts employment.

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Blog Sep 10, 21

Body mass index: What is it really? 

A high Body Mass Index (BMI) does not necessarily mean that someone has obesity.

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News Sep 09, 21

New study suggests association between inconsistent sleep patterns and loss-of-control eating in youth

Research published in Pediatric Obesity links inconsistent sleep patterns & loss -of-control eating in youth.

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News Sep 06, 21

People with higher BMIs may avoid care because of stigma, suggests study

Study suggests patients with higher BMI may avoid seeking healthcare/switch doctors due to experiencing weight stigma.

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News Policy & Advocacy Sep 02, 21

An interview with Professor Knut-Inge Klepp

An interview with Prof Knut-Inge Klepp, CO-CREATE Project Coordinator at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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News Sep 01, 21

Weight loss diets before elective surgery do not reduce postoperative complications

Study suggests that weight loss diets before elective surgery are ineffective in reducing postoperative complications.

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News Blog Sep 01, 21

Food Systems: a policy priority for World Obesity

Advocacy on food systems is now a policy priority for World Obesity we are now taking forward in a number of ways.

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News Policy & Advocacy Aug 31, 21

WHO Consultation on Recommendations for the prevention and Management of Obesity

WHO is currently running a public consultation on draft Recommendations for the prevention and Management of Obesity.

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News Aug 30, 21

COVID News Digest - August 2021

We are compiling stories from credible sources representing all regions of the world, in relation to Obesity & COVID-19.

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