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Children with bedroom TVs at significantly higher risk of being overweight

2 June 2017

A study co-authored by Dr Anja Heilmann (UCL Institute of Epidemiology & Health) found that there is a clear link between having a TV in the bedroom as a young child and being overweight a few years later. Read: BBC News, Listen: BBC Radio 5 Live (from 1 hour 4 mins), More: The Guardian, The Times (£), The Telegraph (£), The Sun, Evening Standard, Mail Online, BBC World Service (from 50 mins 30 secs)UCL News