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# obese - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese
# Healthy Ireland
# Healthy Ireland

Three in every five Irish adults are overweight or obese

Nov 20th 2019, 7:02 AM 19,150 Views 35 Comments

The number of smokers in Ireland has fallen again, with 17% of the nation smoking according to the latest Healthy Ireland survey.

# obese - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease
# Obesity Paradox
# Obesity Paradox

Study shows overweight people twice as likely to survive when hospitalised for infectious disease

May 26th 2018, 9:45 AM 11,588 Views 12 Comments

The study into the so-called “obesity paradox” looked into the health over 35,000 patients in Denmark.

# obese - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Children are spending longer in front of a screen and it's putting their health at risk
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Children are spending longer in front of a screen and it's putting their health at risk

May 17th 2017, 8:44 AM 9,858 Views 21 Comments

A new report tracks childhood obesity over 12 years.

# obese - Friday 1 April, 2016

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Apr 1st 2016, 8:57 AM 12,374 Views 1 Comment

Here are the stories you need to know as you get back to work.

Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse
# Weighty Issue
# Weighty Issue

Latest research shows Ireland's obesity problem is only getting worse

Apr 1st 2016, 7:39 AM 24,582 Views 123 Comments

A new study from The Lancet said that this will occur by 2025. Men in Ireland have the highest BMI in Europe.

# obese - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death
# Maternal Health
# Maternal Health

Weight gain between pregnancies linked to increased risk of stillbirth and infant death

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:10 AM 8,486 Views 16 Comments

Babies of mothers who gain more than 11kg between pregnancies have about a 50% greater risk of their baby dying in the first four weeks of life.

# obese - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini
# Transformation
# Transformation

'World's fattest woman' loses 32 stone, buys her first bikini

Oct 20th 2015, 10:40 AM 46,583 Views 26 Comments

Catrina Raiford once weighed half a tonne.

# obese - Monday 12 October, 2015

There are just two weight management clinics in Ireland. This is a problem, say doctors
# Obesity
# Obesity

There are just two weight management clinics in Ireland. This is a problem, say doctors

Oct 12th 2015, 10:47 AM 11,594 Views 19 Comments

Currently there are just two such clinics – at St Colmcille’s in Loughlinstown and at University Hospital Galway.

# obese - Monday 27 July, 2015

'I know it's not healthy to be fat. You really, really don’t have to tell me that'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I know it's not healthy to be fat. You really, really don’t have to tell me that'

Jul 27th 2015, 5:00 PM 1,698 Views 86 Comments

Reacting to journalist Lindy West’s article about being a “fat” bride, a contributor who wishes to remain anonymous says it gave her hope that even if she doesn’t lose weight, she has a future.

# obese - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

Alarming WHO report: Nearly ALL Irish adults likely to be overweight by 2030
# Full Irish
# Full Irish

Alarming WHO report: Nearly ALL Irish adults likely to be overweight by 2030

May 6th 2015, 7:28 AM 26,544 Views 97 Comments

On current trends, some 89 percent of Irish men will be overweight by 2030, and nearly half obese.

# obese - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?

Mar 19th 2015, 8:20 AM 26,409 Views 179 Comments

David Cameron wants to do it – should we do it here?

David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

David Cameron is planning to cut benefits for obese people

Mar 19th 2015, 6:01 AM 13,840 Views 37 Comments

Doctors have said the plan may actually cost money, not save it.

# obese - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it's about health, not body image
# Health
# Health

Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it's about health, not body image

Jan 24th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,913 Views 79 Comments

We don’t need a nation of size 8s and Disney-proportioned cartoon characters, but we do need to admit that being overweight is not healthy.

# obese - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Love your weekend lie-in? It could make you fat
# Snooze Button
# Snooze Button

Love your weekend lie-in? It could make you fat

Jan 22nd 2015, 3:00 PM 22,899 Views 21 Comments

‘Social jetlag’ is also linked to metabolic disorders, inflammation and diabetes.

# obese - Monday 5 January, 2015

'Laughed at by shop assistants': 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis
# Humiliation
# Humiliation

'Laughed at by shop assistants': 40% of overweight people abused on a weekly basis

Jan 5th 2015, 1:05 PM 17,506 Views 91 Comments

This comes in a new study from Slimming World about the abuse faced.

# obese - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

7 in 10 Irish men are overweight or obese but they're less likely to diet than women
# Men's Health
# Men's Health

7 in 10 Irish men are overweight or obese but they're less likely to diet than women

Dec 9th 2014, 3:56 PM 8,264 Views 43 Comments

Report finds men’s food choices are dictated by taste, habit and convenience.

# obese - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall
# Overweight
# Overweight

Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Oct 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,134 Views 12 Comments

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# obese - Thursday 3 July, 2014

HIQA are looking for comments on referral thresholds for gastrointestinal procedures
# Recommendations
# Recommendations

HIQA are looking for comments on referral thresholds for gastrointestinal procedures

Jul 3rd 2014, 6:13 PM 7,681 Views 6 Comments

Draft recommendations have been published.

# obese - Friday 13 June, 2014

Some obese people may not be obese at all - here's how
# Going To Waist
# Going To Waist

Some obese people may not be obese at all - here's how

Jun 13th 2014, 10:34 AM 26,868 Views 90 Comments

Researchers at NUI Maynooth say that there may be a problem with how we measure weight.

# obese - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Darina Allen: A shared meal was once the bedrock of family life – its loss is a serious problem for society
# Home Cooking
# Home Cooking

Darina Allen: A shared meal was once the bedrock of family life – its loss is a serious problem for society

May 13th 2014, 8:00 AM 216 Views 37 Comments

Not surprisingly the decline in home cooking closely mirrors the rise in obesity – and it has also undermined our social skills.

# obese - Monday 10 March, 2014

Rate of obesity among Irish children stabilising - except at disadvantaged schools
# Health
# Health

Rate of obesity among Irish children stabilising - except at disadvantaged schools

Mar 10th 2014, 12:52 PM 10,643 Views 50 Comments

There is concern about the level of overweight among Irish children, as 20 per cent of them are obese.

# obese - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

One quarter of primary school children overweight (and 12 per cent saying 'no' to fruit)
# Primary Concern
# Primary Concern

One quarter of primary school children overweight (and 12 per cent saying 'no' to fruit)

Mar 4th 2014, 9:02 AM 9,260 Views 89 Comments

Over 1,000 children were surveyed as part of a wide-ranging study carried out by UCC. Clear lifestyle differences were observed amongst children in the ‘overweight’ category.

# obese - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet
# Sweet Tooth
# Sweet Tooth

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet

Feb 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 473 Views 88 Comments

The Department of Education has stopped short of taking a concrete step that would reduce the amount of junk food eaten by children in schools: banning junk food vending machines from schools.

# obese - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

This is what it is like to be a five-year-old in Ireland
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

This is what it is like to be a five-year-old in Ireland

Nov 27th 2013, 3:10 PM 29,896 Views 38 Comments

Their parents like them, they’re adjusting well to school, but 20 per cent are overweight.

# obese - Monday 23 September, 2013

Is your cat or dog obese? It could be guilty of 'emotional eating'
# Food Is Not Love
# Food Is Not Love

Is your cat or dog obese? It could be guilty of 'emotional eating'

Sep 23rd 2013, 12:13 PM 6,560 Views 16 Comments

Just like humans, animals can feel stressed out too sometimes, which could be making them emotional eaters, a study finds.

# obese - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Ryanair, female bishops and obese kids: The week in numbers

Sep 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 5,962 Views 3 Comments

Plus: how much money is the Government hoping to get from the sale of Bord Gais Energy?

# obese - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service
# Heavy Work
# Heavy Work

Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service

Jul 16th 2013, 12:22 PM 20,278 Views 51 Comments

There’s a market for everything.

# obese - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Poorer women more likely to be obese after childbirth
# Health Issues
# Health Issues

Poorer women more likely to be obese after childbirth

Jun 11th 2013, 9:56 AM 6,118 Views 31 Comments

Lower household income, smoking and lower levels of breastfeeding are all contributory factors.

# obese - Monday 17 September, 2012

Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed
# United States
# United States

Man who weighs over 34 stone says he's too obese to be executed

Sep 17th 2012, 9:46 PM 25,873 Views 75 Comments

Ohio death row inmate Ronald Post shot and killed a hotel clerk in northern Ohio almost 30 years ago.

# obese - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic
# Health
# Health

Ireland faces diabetes epidemic

Aug 18th 2011, 1:04 PM 929 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of Irish people are suffering from undiagnosed diabetes, according to the results of a VHI Healthcare screening project.