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Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 01.03.2011
28 million boost to UCL-led birth cohort study
28 million boost to UCL-led birth cohort study
The largest ever UK-wide study of babies and young children, led by scientists at UCL, today received a landmark 28.5 million commitment from the Government Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS).

Agronomy / Food Science - 23.02.2011
Commonwealth Games hero Jess hopes that golden form is enough
PA 64/11 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Jess Slyvester hopes her current form will be enough to secure a World Championship place, after leading The University of Nottingham to a fifth place finish at the British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Long Course Championships.

Agronomy / Food Science - 04.02.2011
Future sports stars balance athletic career with degree thanks to university bursary
University of Nottingham News Press releases 2011 February Future sports stars balance athletic career with degree thanks to university bursary PA 43/2011 The University of Nottingham has showed its c

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 17.01.2011
Best friends can make a child more physically active
Best friends can make a child more physically active
Press release issued 17 January 2011 Boys and girls who take part in physical activity with their best friend in the neighbourhood where they live have higher levels of physical activity, new research has found. With many children not doing enough physical activity the findings could help with the UK's current health care concerns.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.01.2011
Is ’breast only’ for first six months best?
Current guidance advising mothers in the UK to exclusively breast feed for the first six months of their baby's life is being questioned in a new study published today in the British Medical Journal. The authors, led by Dr Mary Fewtrell (UCL Institute of Child Health) have reviewed the evidence behind the current guidance and say the time is right to reappraise this recommendation.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 13.01.2011

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 27.12.2010
Food availability sees men put on a stone in weight
Food availability sees men put on a stone in weight
Health 27 Dec 10 Greater food availability and less exercise made the average man in the year 2000 over a stone heavier than he was in 1986, Oxford University research has shown.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.12.2010

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 08.11.2010
Researchers to help governments ensure that agricultural development improves people’s lives
Researchers to help governments ensure that agricultural development improves people’s lives
Project focuses on finding ways to assess the impact of different agricultural development projects in sub-Saharan Africa - News By Laura Gallagher Monday 8 November 2010 Researchers exploring the mos

Agronomy / Food Science - Economics - 26.10.2010
Europe should accelerate agriculture aid to Africa or it will miss chance to help transform food security across continent, say experts
Europe should accelerate agriculture aid to Africa or it will miss chance to help transform food security across continent, say experts
Europe should accelerate agriculture aid to Africa or it will miss chance to help transform food security across continent, say experts Montpellier Panel report finds gap between Europe's pledge to p

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.10.2010
Plant reproduction may solve food shortages
PA 289/10 As the global population grows, so does the challenge of feeding so many people. Intensive agriculture can deplete soil nutrients, consume large amounts of precious fresh water and lead to long-term environmental damage.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 27.08.2010
Decoding of wheat genome will help address global food shortage
Decoding of wheat genome will help address global food shortage
Liverpool, UK - 27 August 2010: Scientists at the University of Liverpool have decoded the genome of wheat - the largest genome to be sequenced to date - to help crop breeders increase the yield of British wheat varieties.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 28.07.2010
Weight management guidance for pregnancy
Weight management guidance for pregnancy
Weight management guidance for pregnancy 28 Jul 2010, PR 165/10 Women should be encouraged to achieve a healthy weight before they become pregnant and advised that there is no need to 'eat for two' when pregnant.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.07.2010
Active play is important for children's physical activity
Active play is important for children’s physical activity
Press release issued 20 July 2010 Active play makes a significant contribution to children's physical activity and could play an important part in the health of future generations, a new study has found.

Agronomy / Food Science - 08.07.2010
University drinks to Gebrselassie's marathon achievements
University drinks to Gebrselassie’s marathon achievements
World record marathon runner Haile Gebrselassie will receive an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham, having collaborated for years with the institution's sports scientists to optimise his nutrition.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 10.06.2010

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 09.06.2010
Unique mobile medical research facility launched
Unique mobile medical research facility launched
The first mobile medical research facility in the UK is launched today.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 21.05.2010
Websites sharing patient experiences expand
Websites sharing patient experiences expand
Kishorn and Shannon, two young people interviewed for the website www.youthhealthtalk.org, along with Dr Ann McPherson, medical director of the Health Experiences Research Group at Oxford (2nd from left) and Prue Leith, ex-chair of The School Food Trust.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 23.04.2010

Agronomy / Food Science - Chemistry - 20.04.2010
Common as dirt is our most precious bank about to go bust?
Common as dirt is our most precious bank about to go bust?
Matt Fortnam in the Department of Earth Sciences talks to Professor Vala Ragnarsdottir, co-ordinator of the European SoilCritZone project, about the importance of soil, and draws comparisons between the global financial crash and the impending global soil crisis.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 16.04.2010
Better training needed to curb 'fatism' within health professions
Better training needed to curb ‘fatism’ within health professions
The study, published in the journal Obesity , says weight-based discrimination by the public has increased by 66% over the past decade with anti-fat prejudice among health professionals found to be high in western nations, and often exceeding that found within the general population.

Agronomy / Food Science - 07.04.2010
Ellison's England call-up
Ellison’s England call-up
Andrew Ellison, a member of staff at The University of Manchester, has been selected to play for England at this summer's World Lacrosse Championships.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 25.03.2010
Tackling the obesity epidemic
PA 69/10 Twenty four per cent of the UK population is clinically obese and England has the highest prevalence of obesity in the European Union.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 15.03.2010
Anti-obesity drugs unlikely to provide lasting benefit according to scientists
Anti-obesity drugs unlikely to provide lasting benefit according to scientists
Liverpool, UK - 16 March 2010: Scientists at the University of Liverpool argue that anti-obesity drugs fail to provide lasting benefits for health and wellbeing because they tackle the biological consequences of obesity, and not the important psychological causes of overconsumption and weight gain.

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.02.2010

Civil Engineering - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.02.2010
Bartlett professor unveils vision of 'Smartcity'
Bartlett professor unveils vision of ’Smartcity’
Could enlightened urban planning and design help us re-imagine our cities as tapestries of green urban space ripe for agricultural development?

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 03.02.2010
Some morbidly obese people are missing genes, shows new research
Some morbidly obese people are missing genes, shows new research
Some morbidly obese people are missing genes, shows new research A segment of 30 missing genes may be responsible for the weight gain of some morbidly obese people - Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo until: 18.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 26.01.2010

Agronomy / Food Science - 06.12.2009

Chemistry - Agronomy / Food Science - 04.11.2009
A Natural Solution to Controlling Appetite - A New Approach by Birmingham Engineers to Tackle Obesity
Scientists at the University of Birmingham's School of Chemical Engineering have developed an aqueous solution that gels into a solid structure in the stomach, curbing appetite.

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 14.10.2009
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes
Local farmers in Africa to benefit from school meal programmes New Imperial-led project aims to support farmers to provide healthy food for children - %0A " Imperial College London News Release For I

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 16.09.2009
Helping the obese fight loss of muscle function
PA 243/09 Experts at The University of Nottingham are working on ground-breaking research to determine, for the first time, precisely what damage obesity can inflict on the muscles in our body.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 06.08.2009
Seeking Six People to Tackle the Region’s Weightiest Issue
Health experts at the University of Birmingham are launching a pioneering initiative in a bid to combat the burgeoning obesity crisis in the West Midlands.

Agronomy / Food Science - Health - 18.01.2009
Childhood obesity risk increased by newly-discovered genetic mutations, says study
Childhood obesity risk increased by newly-discovered genetic mutations, says study Three new genetic variations that increase the risk of obesity discovered - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo for 18.