Navigation Links
Media arrangements for the International Congress on Obesity
Date:5/26/2010

Sunday 11 Thursday 15 July 2010
Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm International Fair and Congress Centre. (http://www.stockholmsmassan.se)

Excess body weight is a major risk factor for several chronic diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer, making obesity one of the leading preventable causes of death worldwide. The condition is considered one of the most significant public health challenges of the 21st century.

The International Congress on Obesity provides a unique international forum for the presentation of new research on the entire spectrum of the obesity field, including:

  • The determinants and consequences of obesity
  • New options for treatment, prevention and public health intervention
  • Social and political issues relating to obesity
  • Prevalence and trends
  • Fat tissue activity
  • The latest thinking in diet, physical activity and behaviour science

News briefings have been scheduled for the following times:
Monday 12 July: 12.30 hrs 13.30 hrs CEST
Tuesday 13 July: 10.00 hrs 11.00 hrs CEST
Wednesday 14 July: 10.30 hrs 11.30 hrs CEST

Here is a sample of some of the topics to be highlighted in the media programme (embargoed to time of presentation at the congress):

  • Weight loss goals and strategies
  • New potential obesity drug options
  • Are community interventions in children working?
  • International trends in childhood obesity prevalence
  • Analysis of policy efforts to address the marketing of food to children
  • Long-term consequences of early adulthood obesity

Media registration and facilities

The ICO media office is happy to assist reporters covering the congress on-site or from their desks. A selection of press releases will be distributed at the congress and emailed to off-site reporters during the congress, while further stories will be highlighted in on-site news briefings only. ICO media registration is open to bona fide representatives of print and electronic media. Please see the media registration form for further details of required supporting documents. The form should be sent, along with supporting documentation, by email to: ico2010@iaso.org or by fax to: +44 20 7636 9258. The original of these documents must also be presented in person at the conference media registration desk.

All sessions are open to journalists. A fully equipped and staffed media workroom with computers, telephone lines and Internet connections will be available. NB: The official conference language is English.

Flights and Hotels

Airfare discounts are available for the conference. Please see the congress travel page at : http://www.ico2010.org/travel.htm

Hotel rooms can be booked through the ICO 2010 website at: http://www.ico2010.org/accommodation.htm


'/>"/>

Contact: Emma Ross
rosswrite@mac.com
International Association for the Study of Obesity
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Plastic Surgery Website Design Firm Rosemont Media Heads to Miami for the 44th Annual Baker Gordon Symposium
2. Strauss Radio Strategies - The Nation's Leading Radio Media Relations Firm - Expands Government Business with Award on GSA Schedule
3. Immediate risk of suicide and cardiovascular death after a prostate cancer diagnosis
4. Government Executive Media Group Completes Leadership Search
5. Halt Uterine Fibroid Study Attracts National Media Attention
6. Justice Department Files for Immediate Relief Regarding Conditions in Georgias Hospitals
7. Congress Urged to Take Immediate Action to Ensure Frail Patients Continue to Receive Critical Therapy Services
8. QuickMedial Praises New Study Linking High Cholesterol Levels to Increased Risk for Developing Alzheimer's Disease or Vascular Dementia
9. Media registration now open for TCT 2010
10. U.S. Kids Using Media Almost 8 Hours a Day
11. VIDEO from Medialink and Fixodent: Denture Care Needs Met with Fixodents Circle of Confidence
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not ... comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room ... Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. ... of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June 14 on ... article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo ... such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 20 Florida attorneys are recognized ... this recognition are considered among the top 2 percent of lawyers practicing within the ... this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: Miami Shareholders Mark D. Bloom, Burt ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... EB Medicine presented ... in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The awards honor the ... Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , “With this award, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Dehaier Medical ... the "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical devices ... , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan ... "Hongyuan Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to develop ... the strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Research and ... Market for Companion Diagnostic Tests" report to their offering. ... for Companion Diagnostics The World Market for ... personalized medicine diagnostics. Market analysis in the report includes the ... Market (In Vitro Diagnostic Kits) by Region (N. America, EU, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... inhaled drugs, announced today that it was added to ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity ... an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... of our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: