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3 May
The WHO said Tuesday that "epidemic" overweight and obesity rates are linked to over 1.2 million deaths annually across Europe, calling for swift policy changes to reverse the dangerous trend.
10 Mar
Scientists have validated claims that natural plant extracts can prevent and treat diseases chronic diseases such as malaria, diabetes, hypertension, cancer
24 Jan
The Global Health Advocacy Incubator’s (GHAI) Healthy Food Policy Advocacy Fund has said the newly implemented excise duty of N10 per litre on non-alcoholic and sweetened beverages will save over 12 million Nigerians from obesity and related sicknesses.
5 Dec
The Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg) has stressed the need to integrate lifestyle medicine in the management of COVID-19 pandemic and obesity in the country.
15 Nov 2021
Ahead of World Diabetes Day (WDD), November 14, medical experts have alerted to rise in diabetes cases and complications.
6 Nov 2021
Obesity is a health condition that is making a covert incursion into the lives of millions of children around the world and in Nigeria, says Doctor Ayodele Renner, a Consultant Paediatrician.
4 Nov 2021
Worried by the increasing rate of childhood and adolescent obesity in the country, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Environment for Health Development Initiatives
3 Nov 2021
Danish pharmaceuticals group Novo Nordisk, the world's leading insulin maker, said Wednesday it is raising its full-year profit targets after sales of its anti-obesity and diabetics treatments boosted its bottom line in the third quarter.
9 Aug 2021
Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has said there is no limit to what the nation can achieve with healthy people, stressing that unhealthy living
4 Jul 2021
Raising healthy children means making healthy lifestyle choices for them which also includes preventing obesity as it can pose health risks for them now or in the future. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 39 million children under the age of 5 were obese in 2020. Back in 2026, over 340 million children and…
18 Mar 2021
Experts have charged government, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), sports organisations, health and education authorities to develop policies of building environments supportive
18 Nov 2020
More than four billion people could be overweight by 2050, with 1.5 billion of them obese, if the current global dietary trend towards processed foods continues, a first-of-its-kind study predicted Wednesday.

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