The experience of stigma has been shown to have direct harmful effects on health. A growing body of research indicates that weight stigma is prevalent throughout society, including in academic and employment contexts, and in the news and entertainment media.
The BNF's upcoming conference to launch its latest Task Force report on ‘Nutrition and development: short and long term consequences for health’ will include a live-streaming of a presentation by Dr Paul Taylor. The talk on the influence of nutrition in early life and risk of obesity will be online from 14.30-15.00 and free to join.
Taking place after the release of the European Commission's report on the review of the 2007-2013 Obesity Strategy, this event will once again bring together senior policymakers and stakeholders for a debate on EU Policy relating to the prevention of obesity and the promotion of healthier lifestyles for European citizens.
‘Metabolism, Mitochondria and Fatty Acids’ A Society for Endocrinology Seminar
This year's scientific programme brings together world-renowned experts in the fields of lipogenesis, lipid droplet formation, bioenergetics of uncoupling proteins, mitochondrial function and whole-body human metabolism.
The official congress of the International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO), jointly hosted by the Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity (MASO) will be brought to you in March 2014.
For further information please visit the IASO website.
The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Annual Research Conference is a unique forum that brings together researchers and clinicians for a two-day program that is dedicated to increasing knowledge, stimulating research and promoting prevention and treatment of cancer through nutrition, physical activity and weight management.
Envisaging a public health system fit for the 21st Century, the Government has undertaken wide-ranging reforms through the Health and Social Care Act (March 2012). Local leadership will be at the heart of the new public health system, with local authorities taking on significant new public health functions for health improvement and health protection, backed by a ring-fenced budget.
With local authorities assuming responsibility for public health budgets from 1 April 2013, this symposium offers a timely opportunity to:
In 2012, statistics by the School Measurement Programme showed that not only was childhood obesity on the rise but whereas 1 in 5 children entering primary school are obese, upon leaving primary school this figure rises to 1 in 3.
A comprehensive Congress fully devoted to clinical debates and controversial issues in a wide spectrum of diabetes, obesity and hypertension.
The 2nd China CODHy Congress will emphasize issues related specifically to China in terms of epidemiology, genetics, diagnostics, typical complications and distinctive responses to treatments. The scientific program will also explore the unique treatment/management of diabetes, obesity and hypertension specifically in China, in comparison to the rest of the Asia Pacific region.
Thursday, 9 May, 2013 - 08:30 - Saturday, 11 May, 2013 - 17:00