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More research into the prevention and treatment of obesity

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) will invest millions of pounds into research addressing the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity. The call for proposals follows comments from the Chief Medical Officer who has highlighted obesity as one of the biggest threats to the nation’s health.

The NIHR hopes researchers will submit applications covering a broad spectrum of research that will evaluate interventions and services to determine what practices are cost-effective in preventing and treating obesity in adults and children.

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