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Length of stay and associated costs of obesity related hospital admissions in Ireland.
(BioMed Central, 2008-04)
Background - Obesity is the cause of other chronic diseases, psychological problems, obesity shortens the lifespan and puts strain on health systems. The risk associated with childhood obesity in particular, which will ...
Living longer and feeling better: healthy lifestyle, self-rated health, obesity and depression in Ireland.
(Oxford Journals, 2009-07)
Background: The combination of four protective lifestyle behaviours (being physically active, a non-smoker, a moderate alcohol consumer and having adequate fruit and vegetable intake) has been estimated to increase life ...
Food marketing in Irish schools
Purpose - Schools are thought to represent a growing marketing opportunity for food advertisers in many countries. Marketing of unhealthy food to children is linked to the increased prevalence of obesity worldwide. This ...
Body mass index, overweight and obesity in adolescents in Europe and the United States
(American Medical Association, 2004-06)
Overweight and obesity have increased globally among children, adolescents, and adults. The World Health Organization (WHO) designates obesity as one of the most important public health threats because of the significant ...