Over 21% of children in Qatar are obese: WCM-Q official

Over 21% of children in Qatar are obese: WCM-Q official

Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges of the modern era, explained professor of medicine Dr Shahrad Taheri at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) latest Grand Rounds lecture.

43% school children in Qatar are obese: MoPH survey

43% school children in Qatar are obese: MoPH survey

About 43% of the total students who participated in a growth monitoring programme by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) were found to be overweight or obese. While 21.2% were overweight, 21.5% were obese.

QSE makes a wee gain despite buying interests in five sectors

QSE makes a wee gain despite buying interests in five sectors

Buying interests in five of the seven sectors could not greatly influence the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), which was the worst performer among the Gulf bourses during the week and the year ended 2016.

Coalition denies raids on funeral

Coalition denies raids on funeral

The Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen’s internationally recognised government denied carrying out air strikes on a funeral in Sanaa which rebels said killed more than 100 people yesterday.