World Obesity Federation issues warning as 2023 report predicts that more than 4 billion people, will be obese or overweight within the next 12 years.
A key concern is the drug’s safety if used long-term because it’s a protein and not a small molecule like a statin, a drug that lowers blood cholesterol and protects against heart attacks.
The world’s largest fast food company uses more child-targeted ads on their Instagram accounts in lower-middle income countries, increasing their exposure to negative health outcomes.
The United Nations has warned that hunger across the Arab world has increased by 91.1 percent over the past two decades.
A new global assessment found that 48 percent of the population currently eats either too little or too much, resulting in harmful impacts for people and planet.
Scientists warn that chemicals from everyday life are permanently harming our ability to reproduce, while causing a host of other physical and neurological conditions.
The model predicted that 16 percent would be obese, compared with nine percent currently among the 29 percent of the population who are overweight.
A joint effort will be required to overcome the potential spread of the pandemic on the African continent.
This "double burden of malnutrition", or DBM, affects more than a third of some 130 countries classed as low-and middle-income, the report in the medical journal said.
French survey of more than 100,000 adults finds a 100 ml increase per day of sugary drinks is associated with an 18 percent increased risk of cancer.
The United Nations agency, issuing its first such guidelines, said under-fives should also be physically active and get adequate sleep to help develop good lifelong habits and prevent obesity and other diseases in later life.
Followers have been showering monks – who are deeply respected in the kingdom – with foods loaded with sugar, fat and oil, prodding along a brewing health crisis.
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