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  • Are Some Kids Genetically More Vulnerable to Food Advertising?

    Children exposed to food advertisements are more likely to overeat, especially if they have a specific version of a gene linked to obesity, a recent study suggests.

  • Patanjali Fined by Court for Misleading Advertisements

    A local court in Haridwar has slapped Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurved's five production units with a fine of Rs 11 lakh for "misbranding and putting up misleading advertisements" of their products.

  • Ban Tobacco Advertising to Reduce Consumption: WHO

    Banning tobacco advertising and sponsorship is one of the most cost-effective ways to reduce tobacco consumption, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)."A comprehensive ban on all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship could decrease...

  • Obesity-Gene May Prompt Kids to Respond More to Fast Food Ads

    The overt response of your kids to advertisements of burgers, pizzas and french-fries may be the result of a key obesity gene influencing their brain to respond more to food advertisements and other cues to ...

  • South Africa mulls banning alcohol advertisements

    The South African government has drafted a bill to ban the alcohol advertising for the national health, an official has revealed.Alcohol is viewed as the third biggest killer for the death in South Africa, being ...

  • WHO Urges Curbs on Online Food Marketing to Children

    Governments must do more to protect children from sophisticated online methods used to market unhealthy foods to them, the World Health Organization in Europe said in a report released Friday.

  • Ads Influencing Kids on Alcohol, Fast Food?

    Children may be absorbing multi-million dollar messages propagated in sports related advertisements, promoting alcohol and fast-foods, shows a study.Simone Pettigrew, professor at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and colleagues investigated the...

  • Food Ads Linked to Eating More Junk Food

    Watching food advertisements by parents leads to greater consumption of junk food by their children, as the kids often have distorted views on what constitutes a healthy meal, researchers have found.Kristen Harrison and Mericarmen Peralta, ...

  • Food Advertisements May Work on Children's Brains

    Children make quicker decisions to eat "tasty" food and reward centers in their brains light up after watching food commercials on television compared to nonfood commercials, a small study finds

  • UK Bans Online Ads for Junk Food Targeting Children

    Britain will ban junk food ads aimed at children from both print and social media from next year, the advertising rules watchdog said Thursday, a move welcomed by campaigners against child obesity.

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