The Times 

From Weight Watchers on prescription to licences for selling snacks

Prof Jebb, an adviser on obesity to Public Health England, insists that doctors must do more to tackle obesity, which can contribute to diabetes, failing health and strokes. GPs should, she insists, prescribe weight loss programmes, just as they give patients blood pressure pills.

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48 of the UK’s world leading researchers have been elected to join the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences

The new Fellows have been elected for their outstanding contributions to biomedical and health science, leading research discoveries, and translating developments into benefits for patients and the wider society.

This year's elected Fellows have expertise that spans sleep research, infectious and tropical diseases, diabetes medicine, parasite biology and ultrasound research and technology among many other fields.

 

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Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) Conference

07th November 2018

St Anne’s College, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS

 

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Post Graduate Project - Nutrition


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Steps to reduce 20% of calories in popular foods by 2024 announced to tackle childhood obesity

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A BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR IMPLEMENTING DIETS THAT ARE GOOD FOR PEOPLE, PLANET AND BUSINESS IN FOODSERVICE

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Disclaimer: Expect better food and more people

Every fortnight during term-time, a gathering of students, academic and research staff, business owners, and other food-related thinkers and ‘do-ers’ from the city of Oxford meet over lunch. The aim of these lunches is to offer a relaxed, interesting, and convivial environment for the food community across Oxford to meet and get to know each other better.

Sponsored by the Oxford Martin Future of Food Programme, the ECI Food Group, IFSTAL programme, and Linacre College, the lunches involve two (very) short talks on a theme, and discussion between those present. In their second year running, the lunches have already covered a wide range of themes – from foresight methods in food systems, to gut microbiomes, archaeological explorations of migration and food, and the chemistry and psychology underlying eating experience.

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BBSRC are pleased to extend an invitation to you to attend the Priming Food Partnership Event to be held on the 15th March 2018. The event will take place atEdgbaston Stadium, Birmingham, B5 7QU.

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