Entries in 'obesity' (4)

WHO blames games for obesity

WHO blames games for obesity

A new study by the World Health Organisation has named video games as one of the major drivers behind the growing global challenge that is childhood obesity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 5th 2010 at 11:24AM in News
Peer blames computer and games industries for obesity

Peer blames computer and games industries for obesity

Baroness Susan Greenfield has launched an attack on the IT industry, claiming it – along with the games industry – are fuelling the obesity crisis.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2009 at 12:19PM in News
New console device combats “obesity epidemic”

New console device combats “obesity epidemic”

Liverpool based firm New Concept Gaming has unveiled jOG, an add-on gadget that has been designed to battle obesity, set for release this year.

by Jonathon Harker
on Jul 30th 2008 at 3:50PM in News
McDonald’s boss: ‘Games to blame for childhood obesity’

McDonald’s boss: ‘Games to blame for childhood obesity’

The chief executive of McDonald’s UK has hit out at video games for being a major cause of the childhood obesity crisis.

Steve Easterbrook told The Times that the food ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 8th 2008 at 1:48PM in News