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# Obesity

This year
Opinion: Operation Transformation is not the problem, it's the Government that lags behind
Dr Catherine Conlon
Last year
Patients with obesity left in 'distress' by Ozempic dispensing guidance - doctor
High demand drives Irish shortage of weight-loss drug Saxenda
Donnelly: Sugar tax will remain despite WHO saying artificial sweetener could cause cancer
All time
Cancer patients advised not to ignore weight loss during treatment
‘We don’t stigmatise other conditions in the way that we stigmatise the problem of excess body weight'
Poll shows huge support for calorie labelling on menus despite plans being shelved
WHO warns of obesity 'epidemic' in Europe, links problem to Covid lockdowns
Trials of new obesity drug found it can result in weight loss of two stone in six months
Ireland has the second highest obesity rate in the EU
Poll: Should junk food ads be banned?
‘Gaining health rather than losing weight’: HSE to deliver online event on obesity
Irish Heart Foundation urges government to follow UK's lead and tackle obesity
Lose 5lbs to help save the NHS money, says UK Health Secretary
Doctors warn against obesity patient 'stigma' in post-pandemic health system
Social media ads for pizza and donuts targeted as Irish Heart Foundation takes aim at 'junk food marketing'
Call to extend sugar tax as part of 'drastic actions' to tackle childhood obesity
Poll: Should there be a ban on selling sweets beside shop checkouts?
Energy drinks contain up to 17 spoons of sugar and twice as much caffeine as an espresso
Childhood obesity report calls for ban on vending machines in schools and 'No Fry Zones'
Poll: Are 'no fry zones' around schools a good idea?
Trinity College scientists discover major link between obesity and how the body fights cancer
One fifth of obese 13-year-olds in Ireland believe they are just the right weight
Poll: Should under-16s be banned from buying energy drinks?
Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease
Children who watch extra junk food adverts consume more calories
Almost a quarter of the world will be obese by 2045 researchers warn
Sugar Tax: Nanny State gone mad or a step in the right direction?
Sarah O'Brien
People who wolf down their food could lose weight simply by eating slower
Obesity: 'We have gained one pound a year over the past twenty years'
Dr John Sharry
Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families
Poll: Do you think Irish people are health-conscious?
The new sugar tax: Has the government gone far enough?
Ciara Wright PhD
'Maths won't combat the obesity crisis, PE will'
In 1975, one in every 100 Irish children was obese. Now, it's one in every 10
FactCheck: Do taxes on sugary drinks actually work?
This surgery could help solve Ireland's obesity crisis and save the country billions
Over €1 million spent last year on surgeries for morbidly obese people
Obesity 'epidemic' affects one in 10 people worldwide - study
Children with TVs in their bedroom far more likely to be overweight, study finds