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Four in 10 cancer cases- 600,000 in the UK- could be prevented if people led healthier lives say experts. The latest research figures from Cancer Research UK show smoking is by far the biggest avoidable risk factor- followed by unhealthy diets. The charity is urging people to consider their health when making their New Year […]
Posted: December 27th, 2014 under Cancer, Diets, Exercise, Health Direct, health insurance, NHS Deaths, Risk of Drugs, smokers, Uncategorized, weight loss, Wellbeing.
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Half of women and 43% of men in England are now regularly taking prescription drugs- according to the Health Survey for England. The report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) showed an average of 18.7 prescriptions per person in England in 2013 with the annual cost to the NHS was in excess […]
Posted: December 11th, 2014 under Diets, Doctors, Drugs, Exercise, Health Direct, Health Professionals, Obesity, Risk of Drugs, Uncategorized.
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Adults and children should consider having TV free days or limiting viewing to no more than two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity. The National Institute for Curbing Expenditure (NICE) recommendations also include avoiding drinks with added sugar and limiting takeaways. The draft guidance- the first on the subject since 2006, is […]
Posted: September 27th, 2014 under Diets, Health Direct, Health Websites, NICE, Obesity, Private Healthcare, Uncategorized, weight loss.
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A campaign group has been formed to reduce the amount of sugar added to food and soft drinks in an effort to tackle obesity and diabetes in the UK. Action on Sugar has been set up by the team behind Consensus Action on Salt and Health (Cash), which has pushed for cuts to salt intake […]
Posted: January 9th, 2014 under diabetes, Diets, Health, Health Direct, NHS Deaths, Obesity, Preventable Crisis, Uncategorized, weight loss.
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New NHS IVF treatment rules have been drawn up in Scotland. Couples who need help conceiving will be guaranteed two free infertility treatments from 1 July, however the treatments will only be available to those under 40, and it will not be offered to women who are obese. In addition, couples need to have been […]
Posted: May 16th, 2013 under Doctors, Health, IVF, maternity, NHS Cash Shortages, NHS Targets, Obesity, Pregnancy, Sexual Health, smokers, Uncategorized, weight loss.
Tags: Doctors, IVF, maternity, nhs cash shortages, obese, pregnancy, Sexual health, weight loss
Your waist should be no more than half the length of your height- according to experts who claim that having too large a trouser size can dramatically shorten your lifespan.Measuring the ratio of someone’s waist to their height is a better way of predicting their life expectancy than body mass index (BMI), the method widely […]
Posted: May 13th, 2013 under Diets, Doctors, Health, Health Professionals, NHS Deaths, Uncategorized, weight loss, Wellbeing.
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A new consistent system of front of pack food labelling will be introduced in the summer the UK government has announced.The new food labelling system is a combination of guideline daily amounts, colour coding and “high, medium or low” wording will be used to show how much fat, salt and sugar and how many calories […]
Posted: February 26th, 2013 under Conservatives, diabetes, Diets, Health, Health Direct, Healthcare, Obesity, Uncategorized, weight loss.
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Fizzy drinks should be heavily taxed and junk food adverts banished until after the watershed, doctors have said, in a call for action over obesity.The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, which represents nearly every doctor in the UK, said ballooning waistlines already constituted a “huge crisis”. Its report said current measures were failing and called […]
Posted: February 19th, 2013 under Diets, Doctors, Healthcare, NHS Deaths, Obesity, smokers, Uncategorized, weight loss.
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According to the plain speaking Public Health Minister Anna Soubry deprived kids are now the fattest.Clearly children from richer backgrounds can be obese- something she herself acknowledged when she said her point was more that the greater propensity for obesity lay among the more deprived communities. And the statistics seem to back her up – […]
Drinking red wine could help you lose weight by suppressing your appetite and preventing you from overeating according to new research.Researchers found that when bees were fed resveratrol- a compound found in red wine, they ate less food afterwards. While bees normally gorge themselves on sugary foods when they are freely available, those which had […]
Posted: December 10th, 2012 under Diets, Health Direct, Health Professionals, Health Websites, Natural Health, Obesity, Uncategorized, weight loss.
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