Tuesday March 24, 2015
Teenagers in Ireland are drinking less alcohol, have improved communication with their parents and are in generally better health than a decade ago.
Thursday March 05, 2015
Organisers of the prestigious World Press Photo awards have revoked a major prize after receiving "misleading information" regarding the entry, which portrayed the Belgian town of Charleroi.
Wednesday March 04, 2015
The World Health Organization has called for a dramatic drop in the consumption of sugar, "hidden" in everything from fizzy drinks and ketchup, as it steps up the fight against obesity.
Thursday February 12, 2015
Public health scientists in Britain are benefiting from funding from companies such as Coca-Cola, Mars and Nestle, whose products are widely held to be responsible for the obesity crisis, an investigation has revealed.
Thursday February 05, 2015
Restaurants and takeaways look set to be compelled to display calorie details on their menus.
Friday January 09, 2015
US soda giant Coca-Cola plans to cut up to 1,800 jobs in a cost-saving move, the company has said.
Monday January 05, 2015
An "imaginary meal" pill has been developed by scientists to fight obesity.
Friday December 19, 2014
Scientists at Maynooth University have identified a protein that has the potential to prevent the development of obesity-driven diabetes.
Thursday December 18, 2014
Europe's top court has ruled that obese people can be considered as disabled, meaning that they can be covered by an EU law barring discrimination at work.
Friday December 05, 2014
Being obese can shorten life by eight years and condemn a person to almost two decades of ill-health, new research has shown.