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Long-term effects of weight-reducing drugs in hypertensive patients

Siebenhofer, A., Horvath, K., Jeitler, K., Berghold, A., Stich, A. K., Matyas, E., Pignitter, N. and Siering, U. HYPERTENSION, OBESITY, WEIGHT, BLOOD PRESSURE All major guidelines for antihypertensive therapy recommend weight loss; anti-obesity drugs migh ...

Home versus center based physical activity programs in older adults

Ashworth, N. L., Chad, K. E., Harrison, E. L., Reeder, B. A. and Marshall, S. C. ARTHRITIS, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, OLDER PEOPLE, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Physical inactivity is a leading cause of preventable death and morbidity in developed countries. In additi ...

First Steps on health for young people

10.14655/6755-4379 Community Development Health Network Project to promote healthy lifestyle choices in young people This project will promote health awareness and encourage a more pro-active approach to looking after your health for 12-16 year olds.  Alt ...

Equal Health, Equal Opportunities

GGD Hart voor Brabant, Netherlands HEALTH PROMOTION, HOUSING, NUTRITION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Co-oporation of the municipality of Tilburg, 4 local agencies and NIGZ aimed at a 10 year period health promotion project in a deprived neighbourhood in Tilburg, Th ...

Community Health Shop

10.14655/6755-4365 Communith Development Health Network Community health initiative To create a Community Health Shop which would be open to all in the community, providing health information sessions, health checks in both the pharmacy and community sett ...

Advice to reduce dietary salt for prevention of cardiovascular disease

Hooper, L., Bartlett, C., Davey Smith, G. and Ebrahim, S. Salt, Food, Death, Cardiovascular disease, Blood pressure, Adults Restricting sodium intake in hypertensive patients over short periods of time reduces blood pressure. Long term effects (on mortali ...

Collaborative Work in Public Health? Reflections on the Experience of Public Health Networks

Mallinson, S., Popay, J., and Kowarzik, U. AIDS, BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH, HIV INFECTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL POLICY This paper aims to stimulate critical reflection and debate on the future development of multidisciplinary and collaborative public health prac ...

1992 World Declaration on Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organisation Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Physical activity In December 1992 the first International Conference on Nutrition (ICN) was held in FAO's Headquarters in Rome. The conference was jointly sponsored by the Food and Agricu ...

Active Living and Learning Initiative

Mayo VEC Physical activity, Coronary heart disease, Food, Nutrition, Obesity, Vegetables Co. Mayo VEC in association with The JCPE Support Service, Mayo Local Sports Partnership, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and Mayo Education Centre launched the i ...

Evidence for a Strong Genetic Influence on Childhood Adiposity Despite the Force of the Obesogenic Environment

Wardle, J., Carnell, S., Haworth, C. and Plomin, R. BODY MASS INDEX, ENVIRONMENT, GENETICS, OBESITY Body mass index (BMI) has been shown to be highly heritable, but most studies were carried out in cohorts born before the onset of the "obesity epidem ...

Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation

Willer, C. J. et al Research article on weight regulation and genes associated with body mass index Common variants at only two loci, FTO and MC4R, have been reproducibly associated with body mass index (BMI) in humans. To identify additional loci, we con ...

Foresight Tackling Obesities: Future Choices Project

Foresight OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY The project gathered scientific evidence from across a wide range of disciplines to inform a strategic view of the issue of obesity. The Project's Director was Sir David King, Chief Scientific Adv ...

Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects (DARE)

Centre for Review and Dissemination OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT DARE contains 15,000 abstracts of systematic reviews including over 6,000 quality assessed reviews and details of all Cochrane reviews and protocols. The database focuses on the effects of interventi ...

Warsaw Health School

Warsaw Health School Warsaw Health School provides a wide range of educational work to promote healthy lifestyle and health promoting behaviour among the inhabitnats of Warsaw and its surroundings. The mission of the Warsaw Health School is based on raisi ...

The Financial Cost of Healthy Eating in Ireland

Friel, S., Walsh, O., and McCarthy, D. Study on the cost of healthy eating in Ireland and the food choice among low-income households Access to and availability of healthy foods are the two main determinants of food choice among low-income households. Thi ...

Our children. Their future. Why weight?: Survey series & literature review on childhood obesity

Health Service Executive Study of obesity in children Ireland is in the throes of a global obesity pandemic. Obesity is threatening our children's wellbeing, their development and their future health as adults. Over 155 million school aged children w ...

PAN-EU Survey on Consumer Attitudes to Physical Activity, Body-weight and Health

European Commission Study of attitudes to exercise and physical activity Report on a cross-sectional study of the attitudes to physical activity, body-weight and health in the EU. The study was nationally representative so that inferences drawn from the d ...

Is there a Relationship between Food Insecurity and Overweight/Obesity?

Mirza, M., Fitzpatrick-Lewis, D., Thomas, H. CANCER, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, FOOD, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT The objective of this review was to determine if there was a relationship or association between food insecurity and obesity. Obesity has been identifie ...

Health Economics Model: The Cost Benefits of the Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland

Health Development Agency COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS, HEALTH ECONOMICS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Worldwide research has established that physical inactivity is an independent risk factor for coronary heart disease, and a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, obesity and h ...

Health and Lifestyle Survey for Northern Ireland (2002)

Health Promotion Agency Northern Ireland ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, LIFESTYLE, SMOKING In 2002, the Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland (HPA) conducted a Health and Lifestyle Survey of adults in Northern Ireland (HALS). The aim of the ...

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