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Research shows severely overweight people in Scotland undergo bariatric surgery too late

A RECENT study has found that patients in Scotland with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery too late. The study, which was funded by the National...

Cancer caused by obesity could overrun healthcare systems expert warns

A PUBLIC health expert has warned that healthcare systems could be overrun unless greater efforts are made to research links between obesity and cancer Professor...

Dundee experts to probe links between obesity and diabetes

University of Dundee experts will attempt to transform the way obesity is treated as part of a €16 million project. Academics from the University’s School...

Obesity epidemic among men in UK is fuelled by fat-shaming and bad banter

While more than half of the male population of Britain are on a diet (55 per cent) more than a third (32 per cent) try...

Scottish Enterprise ridiculed for “bonkers” suggestion driverless cars could boost healthy eating

SCOTTISH Enterprise has been ridiculed for a "bonkers" suggestion that a fleet of driverless cars loaded with fruit and veg could help tackle the...

Two-year-olds referred for obesity treatment by Scots health board

THIRTY children aged between two and four were referred for obesity management treatment by a Scottish health board last year. NHS Lothian referred a total...

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