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This page shows the latest childhood obesity news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

Healthcare prevention plan worthy, but funding an issue

Healthcare prevention plan worthy, but funding an issue

It also wants to see childhood obesity halved by 2030, extending healthcare workers’ ability to ‘prescribe’ community activities to help tackle loneliness, and deploy technology to help predict illness.

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  • Takeda and SportInspired launch Active Communities, Brighter Future Takeda and SportInspired launch Active Communities, Brighter Future

    Building on the government’s 2016 childhood obesity strategy, the first phase of the project aims to promote healthy eating and wellbeing by introducing five simple activities into the participant’s ... By increasing the level of sport among young

  • Mobile campaign aims to tackle childhood obesity Mobile campaign aims to tackle childhood obesity

    The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation plans to tackle childhood obesity through mobile communications as part of a campaign co-developed by mobile engagement firm OpenMarket. ... Jay Emmet, general manager of OpenMarket, explained the benefits of adding

  • I quit! I quit!

    Agency: Internal campaign. Childhood obesity is a major problem in the US (and something of a worry for us too). ... With the second worst rate in the US, the Georgia Children's Health Alliance has launched a controversial Strong4Life childhood obesity

  • Learning to share

    on a project called 'Together Let's Stop Childhood Obesity'.

  • Diet education has no long-term effect on childhood obesity

    An education programme which initially cut the level of obesity in children was no longer effective three years after the intervention. ... The authors first said that the study provided some hope that simple interventions could reduce obesity levels.

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  • The Chinese diabetes challenge The Chinese diabetes challenge

    childhood obesity in China is to diabetes and chronic diseases what melting glaciers are to climate change: a warning signal of times to come.'.

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  • New insights into making behavioural change work

    Lifestyle conditions, or noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), include obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis [1]. ... For example, scientists from the Universityof Warwick and Coventry University undertook a project to

  • How will child public health be prioritised? by Alison Wall

    She has a particular interest in childhood nutrition and combating childhood obesity. She writes for a number of professional nursing and public health journals.

  • Communicating the prevention message by Tam Fry

    Tam Fry, spokesperson of the National Obesity Forum, discusses how prevention is key to tackling the childhood obesity epidemic in the UK. ... time they are ten. It will be a tragedy if the Prime Minister’s strategy to tackle childhood obesity

  • Say Communications

    Tam Fry, spokesperson of the National Obesity Forum, discusses how prevention is key to tackling the childhood obesity epidemic in the UK. ... Is obesity the new smoking? The healthcare PR team at Say communications analyses the question posed by NHS

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