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Food adverts during family TV shows encourage junk food consumption

A new report that contains research conducted at the University of Liverpool has found that six in ten food adverts shown during family programmes push junk food, including fast food, takeaways and sweets. Normally, these adverts would be banned from...
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Obesity during pregnancy directly results in foetal overgrowth

A recent study published in JAMA Paediatrics has suggested that being obese during pregnancy increases the risk of giving birth to an atypically large infant, this is independent of other health effects such as diabetes that may also be present. A large...
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Weight management programme can induce remission in type 2 diabetics

An intensive weight management programme has been shown to induce remission in patients with type 2 diabetes at one year, without the help of medications, according to a new randomised controlled trial. The study has been published in The Lancet and...
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