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Obesity epidemic in Europe fuelled by lack of exercise and high fat diet

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 00:20

Obesity epidemic is slowly taking over the world. The fast paced lifestyle and careless way of living has further pushed up this epidemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that lack of physical inactivity and diets high in fats, salts and sugars has led to obesity and overweight is becoming "the new norm" throughout Europe.

Controlling appetite could help in preventing childhood obesity

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 21:47

Two studies have revealed that heartier appetite could help in tackling obesity and affect more rapid infant growth.

Childhood bullying can negatively affect kid`s health later in life

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 21:20

A new study has revealed that the negative impact of bullying on a child`s health remains even after a long period of time.

Training kids to pay less attention to food might help them eat less

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 17:30

In a new study researchers have reported using a single session of attention modification to decrease overeating in obese children.

Kids exposed to passive smoke respond less to asthma treatment

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 17:07

A new study has found that children exposed to cigarette smoke at home have lower levels of an enzyme that helps them respond to asthma treatment.

Childhood obesity has long-term effects on health

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 17:50

Childhood obesity can have long-term consequences - even when kids later lose weight, scientists say.

Childhood obesity could lead to type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease later in life

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:21

A new study has found that childhood obesity has long lasting consequences, even when kids lose weight.

How to find if your child will grow up to be overweight

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 15:31

Researchers, set up an interactive website to gather information about childhood predictors of adult body mass index (BMI) from the general public.

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