obesity

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  • Comprehensive plan underway to control obesity among students 2020-11-01 20:15

    Comprehensive plan underway to control obesity among students

    TEHRAN – The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education are implementing a comprehensive plan aimed at controlling obesity among students nationwide.

  • Over 5 million health ambassadors trained in Iran 2019-10-02 18:54

    Over 5 million health ambassadors trained in Iran

    TEHRAN – Over 5 million health ambassadors have been trained and educated in the country to help eliminate diseases or reduce the burden of illnesses on the society, head of education and promotion affairs at the Ministry of Health has announced.

  • sperm 2019-07-19 20:01

    Is exercise more effective in sperm function or diet? 

    TEHRAN- In a new study, scientists in Royan Research Institute investigated the effects of diet and physical activity on male reproductive cells.  

  • ‘Childhood obesity rate worryingly soars in Iran’ 2019-03-16 21:44

    ‘Childhood obesity rate worryingly soars in Iran’

    TEHRAN — Childhood obesity is on the rise in the country alarmingly and it can be prevented by healthy diet and increased physical activity among children, director of the Health Ministry's nutrition office, Zahra Abdollahi, has said.

  • 65% of Iranian population overweight, obese 2018-12-23 21:31

    65% of Iranian population overweight, obese

    TEHRAN – Obesity and overweight have affected about 65 percent of the country’s population, while physical inactivity is the main reason behind, the Health Ministry’s director for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) has said.

  • Obesity rises 5.5-fold in Iran in 4 decades: academic  2018-12-22 09:01

    Obesity rises 5.5-fold in Iran in 4 decades: academic 

    TEHRAN — Obesity and overweight have grown 5.5 folds over the past four decades in Iran, chancellor of Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences has said. 

  • obesity 2018-09-17 21:38

    Prevalence of overweight and obesity among girls increasing

    TEHRAN – The prevalence of overweight in girl students under the age of 20 is increasing form 6.4 percent in 1980 to 10.3 percent in 2015, Mohammad Hashemi, secretary of the society for the prevention of obesity in Iran said here on Sunday.

  • 19% of Iranians aged 15-64 afflicted by hypertension 2018-08-13 09:28

    19% of Iranians aged 15-64 afflicted by hypertension

    TEHRAN — Some 19 percent of Iranians aged 15-64 suffer high blood pressure (hypertension), while out of five individuals in Iran, one is diagnosed with the disease, an official with the Ministry of Health has said.