The girl who should have weighed three stone was seized by Newport social workers last summer
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Sunday 15 April 2012
Surgeons, psychiatrists, paediatricians and GPs launched a campaign today to battle rising levels of obesity, saying current strategies are not working.
Monday 09 April 2012
We must nourish poorer children
Wednesday 04 April 2012
Tall women are at greater risk of ovarian cancer, new research has shown.
Friday 30 March 2012
Expanding waistlines are blamed today for soaring rates of kidney cancer which have more than doubled since the 1970s.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
Take a cow. Chop it into pieces. Sell the immediately edible bits to supermarkets, ship its hide to a handbag factory, and send leftover bones and internal organs to some sort of rendering plant.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
The meat product that's in all kinds of US food is causing a very unsavoury row
Tuesday 27 March 2012
Far from piling on the pounds, a chocolate habit can help keep you slim, new research suggests.
Friday 23 March 2012
The global pandemic of obesity that blights developed nations has driven a national obsession which has demonised fat and created a "fatist" society. For over two decades we have been subjected to a media vilification of those who dare to carry a few extra pounds and an incessant diatribe of diet propaganda purporting to possess the panacea for health.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Deaths from liver disease have reached record levels after rising 25 per cent in a decade.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
Man-made chemicals present in homes, schools, offices, cars and food are probably contributing to the sharp rise in obesity and diabetes in western societies, according to a review of scientific literature published today.
Friday 16 March 2012
There is, as usual, a belt-busting amount of fat-related news this week. Which? magazine accused the Government of failing to defuse the UK's famous ticking obesity time bomb. The title of Slimming Couple of the Year was awarded to Simon and Tracy Bartlett (pictured), who shed 15 stone in 18 months. And at the annual conference of the American Heart Association, the result of a major survey was announced. Sitting in front of a TV for several hours every day is, stunned delegates were told, likely to make you fat.
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