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Obesity costs us £409 each in taxes

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.

UK should be smoke-free by 2030, says PHE

A smoke-free society, healthier diets, cleaner air and better mental health are the top PHE priorities for 2020-2025.  

Obesity trumps smoking as cause of some cancers

Obesity has trumped cancer as the leading cause of four cancers.

Obesity a factor in 711k hospital admissions

There were 711,000 in-patient hospital admissions where obesity was recorded as either a primary or secondary diagnosis in 2017-18

Time for action on obesity

The UK population is more obese and less active than ever before. Can pharmacists help turn things around?

Men’s health: An uphill struggle

At a time when we’re supposedly more health aware than ever before, what could be causing men to neglect their health?

Severe obesity hits record high in 10-11 year olds

Severe obesity in 10 to 11 year olds has reached a record high, according to figures from the National Child Measurement Programme

Briefing: the sugar tax

So the sugar tax has been introduced – will it be able to counter the numerous health issues caused by the UK’s sweet tooth?

New research highlights potential analgesic risks on health outcomes

Analgesics for neuropathic pain and opioids may increase the risk of obesity and hypertension, according to new research

Obesity increases RA risk in women

A study presented at the European Congress of Rheumatology has shown that obese women have a higher RA risk

‘Hazardous Waist’ materials available to support Men’s Health Week

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

Obesity linked to asthma in children

Children with asthma seem more likely to become obese than those without asthma, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reported recently

New Alphega Pharmacy initiative tackles child obesity

A new pharmacy pilot scheme is launching in October to support families to choose healthier lifestyles

Brits under-report calorie intake

A recent study conducted by The Behavioural Insights Team suggests our true calorie intake is being underestimated.

Obesity out of control worldwide

Obesity is spiralling out of control across the globe and must be tackled now using a wide range of measures.

HealthWatch: Brits will be fattest in Europe by 2025

A report in The Telegraph says that almost four in 10 people in the UK will be dangerously overweight by 2025

Public still underestimates obesity-cancer link

Forty-one per cent of adults in Britain don’t know that being overweight increases cancer risk

Concern over delay to childhood obesity strategy

Campaigners have expressed concern about the delay of the Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy.



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