Obesity

Dr. Murphy publishes paper in Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology

Friday, May 19, 2017

Obesity is a risk factor for chronic kidney disease, as well as cancer

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Comparison between Different Measures of Body Fat with Kidney Function Decline and Incident Chronic Kidney Disease

Friday, May 19, 2017

In this study, a higher amount of body fat was linked with an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease.

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Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: A baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Background: In September, 2015, the UN General Assembly established the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs specify 17 universal goals, 169 targets, and 230 indicators leading up to 2030.

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Nations around the world face challenges with overweight children and adult drinking

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Expanded health coverage, greater access to family planning, and fewer deaths of newborns and children under the age of 5 are among several health improvements contributing to progress toward achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according t

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Blog: The cost effectiveness of cancer prevention

Monday, July 18, 2016

This is the last post in our series on cancer risk factors in Canada, Iran, Ireland, Mexico, and Pakistan.

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Blog: Can nutrition policy help prevent the obesity epidemic?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Governments around the world want to reduce disease by promoting healthy diets.

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Alcohol, processed meats, and obesity increases stomach cancer risk: new report by AICR

Monday, April 25, 2016

Bacon, booze, and excess body fat ups stomach cancer risk, says new report.

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Blog: Global obesity – an emerging cancer threat

Monday, April 11, 2016

The second in a series, this blog post compares statistics for overweight and obesity in five countries: Canada, Iran, Ireland, Mexico and Pakistan.

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A qualitative study exploring how school community environments shape the food choices of adolescents with overweight/obesity

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
This study explored perceived barriers and facilitators to healthful eating in schools and communities among overweight teens who completed an E-health intervention.
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