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Lack of sleep key factor for childhood obesity in Qatar

Lack of sleep key factor for childhood obesity in Qatar

The relationship between obesity and insufficient sleep has been demonstrated before, but the majority of studies have relied on subjective estimates of sleep.

Qatar girls embrace technology to tackle obesity

Qatar girls embrace technology to tackle obesity

Young girls in Qatar appear more likely to use new technologies in programmes to tackle childhood obesity than boys, a new study has found.

Britain to impose sugar tax on soft drinks to cut obesity

Britain to impose sugar tax on soft drinks to cut obesity

Britain will impose a tax on excessive sugar levels in soft drinks starting in two years’ time to cut down on spiralling childhood obesity levels, finance minister George Osborne said on Wednesday.