Obesity is costing each UK citizen an additional £409 a year in taxes and cutting their life expectancy by 2.7 years, according to an OECD report.
A smoke-free society, healthier diets, cleaner air and better mental health are the top PHE priorities for 2020-2025.
Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.
There were 711,000 in-patient hospital admissions where obesity was recorded as either a primary or secondary diagnosis in 2017-18
The UK population is more obese and less active than ever before. Can pharmacists help turn things around?
At a time when we’re supposedly more health aware than ever before, what could be causing men to neglect their health?
Severe obesity in 10 to 11 year olds has reached a record high, according to figures from the National Child Measurement Programme
So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?
Analgesics for neuropathic pain and opioids may increase the risk of obesity and hypertension, according to new research
A study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology has shown that obese women have a higher RA risk
With Men’s Health Week 2017 set to kick off on 12 June, the Men’s Health Forum has released materials to help spark conversations on the problem of abdominal obesity
Children with asthma seem more likely to become obese than those without asthma, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reported recently
A new pharmacy pilot scheme is launching in October to support families to choose healthier lifestyles
A recent study conducted by The Behavioural Insights Team suggests our true calorie intake is being underestimated.
Obesity is spiralling out of control across the globe and must be tackled now using a wide range of measures.
A report in The Telegraph says that almost four in 10 people in the UK will be dangerously overweight by 2025
Forty-one per cent of adults in Britain don’t know that being overweight increases cancer risk
Campaigners have expressed concern about the delay of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy.