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Professor Elizabeth Dowler on the banning of online junk food adverts

Professor Elizabeth Dowler, expert in food and nutrition, discusses the new rules targeting junk food adverts for children which have resulted in the banning of the first online adverts.

Wed 04 Jul 2018, 10:21 | Tags: Children, Health, obesity, wellbeing, Sociology, Food

Banning super-size chocolate in hospitals good public health move

Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, an expert in public heath from the University of Warwick, comments on the removal of super-size snacks from NHS hospitals.

Mon 16 Oct 2017, 15:09 | Tags: WMS, Health, diabetes, obesity, wellbeing

More and more people are gaining more and more weight. Dr William Tigbe explains why obesity is a problem.

On World Obesity Day, Dr William Tigbe comments on the personal, social and medical costs of weight gain.

Wed 11 Oct 2017, 09:51 | Tags: WMS, Health, obesity

Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

One in three cases of dementia could be prevented if more people looked after their brain health throughout life, according to an international study in the Lancet. However Dr Joanna Collingwood, Associate Professor School of Engineering says individuals can't modify all of the highlighted factors.


Female obesity – the food industry needs to take action

Professor Nick Spencer, Emeritus Professor of Child Health comments on England's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies call for women to take charge of their weight as she highlights obesity as the biggest threat to women's health.

Fri 11 Dec 2015, 13:33 | Tags: WMS, Health, diabetes, obesity, Expert comment, Health and Medicine