New US estimate links obesity to 18% of deaths.

August 27, 2013

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines

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Date of publication: 16th August, 2013.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the research behind recent headlines which suggested that obesity is killing more people than thought.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Children of obese mums may die younger.

August 27, 2013

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the Headlines

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Date of publication: 14th August, 2013

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look behind the recent headlines which suggested that children of obese mothers were more likely to die earlier.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Why ‘fat gene’ mutation may make you obese

July 25, 2013

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the headlines.

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Date of publication: 16th July, 2013.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the original research behind recent headlines which suggest a genetic link to obesity.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Just a few extra pounds increases heart failure risk

July 25, 2013

Source: NHS Choices: Behind the headlines.

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Date of publication: 26th June, 2013.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: A closer at the research behind a recent news story which suggested that even a small weight gain could have significant impact upon one’s health.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Fatness in older women ‘may not be their fault’.

February 6, 2013

Source: NHS Choices – Behind the Headlines
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Date of publication: 7th January, 2013.
Publication type: News item.
In a nutshell: A closer look at the research behind recent headlines which suggested that weight gain in older females “may not be their fault”.
Length of publication: 1 web page.
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Is childcare “making kids chubbier”?

December 13, 2012

Source: NHS Choices

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Date of publication: 20th November, 2012.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the research behind recent headlines which suggested that children who go to nursery are more likely to be overweight than those cared for by their parents.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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‘Flab jab’ hopes are premature.

July 30, 2012

 Source: NursingTimes.net

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Date of publication: 18th July, 2012.

Publication type: Journal article.

In a nutshell: A closer look at the science behind recent headlines promising a weight-loss quick fix in the form of an injection.

Length of publication: 1 web page.

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