But cause of death not pinpointed despite two post mortem examinations
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Monday 09 August 2010
The number of deaths in Moscow is twice as high as usual because of smog suffocating the city from ongoing wildfires nearby, the Russian capital's chief health official said today.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Getting clean is much easier said than done. The term, usually used with reference to coming off drugs or alcohol, could also be used to describe recovery from an Eating Disorder
Friday 16 July 2010
Parents who refuse to help their obese children lose weight are neglectful, researchers said today. While obesity alone is not a child protection issue, a "consistent failure to change lifestyle and engage with outside support indicates neglect", said the team, which included Russell Viner of the Institute of Child Health in London.
Monday 28 June 2010
Half the women of reproductive age in the UK are damaging their chances of having a baby by allowing themselves to get too fat, it was claimed today.
Tuesday 15 December 2009
The childhood obesity epidemic could be levelling off in affluent homes but rising among those from disadvantaged backgrounds, research suggests.
Tuesday 03 November 2009
The 30-year rise in child obesity may have peaked, researchers report. The increase in overweight and obesity among children which has continued without pause since the mid-1970s is now on a downward trajectory, according to latest figures.
Wednesday 23 September 2009
Three quarters of obese people were in denial over their weight problem and most thought their diet was healthy, researchers found.
Sunday 05 July 2009
Thousands of Lloyd’s of London “Names” will sleep easier following a ruling in the High Court that ends the threat of billions of pounds worth of personal liabilities; 34,000 Names faced having to pay billions of pounds to settle asbestos, pollution and health hazard claims from the early 1980s.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
At the age of seven, I'm told, I decided that my New Year's resolution would be to lose weight. I have no recollection of this, nor do I remember ever thinking that I was fat. I wasn't bullied or picked on, my home wasn't broken, and I was a happy and healthy.
Wednesday 11 March 2009
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Monday 05 January 2009
A link between obesity and ovarian cancer has been highlighted by a study of almost 95,000 women.
Wednesday 17 December 2008
Childhood obesity is determined before the age of five, new research revealed today.
Saturday 15 November 2008
The lives of pupils and teachers are being put at risk because the Government is "burying its head in the sand" over the dangers of asbestos in as many as 13,000 schools, MPs and medical experts have warned.
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