Author Archives: Sarah Smith

Can We Trust BMI to Measure Obesity?

Around 60% of adults in the UK are overweight or obese, according to a 2013 study by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. They are labelled this way because of their body mass index, or BMI. We are used … Continue reading

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Smoking May Actually Cause Weight GAIN!

Many people that smoke have carried on through their life without wanting to stop smoking on fear of gaining weight. Indeed, a long popular belief from smokers is that the moment they ditch the cigarettes, they will instantly balloon. Slim … Continue reading

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Medical Specialists® Survey Reveals Shocking Festive Weight Gain Statistics

First of all, Medical Specialists® Pharmacy would like to wish a belated Happy New Year to our thousands of patients and everybody else around the country, and hope you have now settled back into normality after a hectic festive period. … Continue reading

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Find Out The Shocking Number of Calories in Your Christmas Dinner…

Christmas Day is fast approaching – 10 days at the time of this article’s publication – and many of us will be preparing to battle the traffic in-and-out of supermarket car parks to fetch last minute Christmas gifts, buy the … Continue reading

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‘Female Viagra’ Addyi Deemed a Failure as Drug Company Cuts its Losses

Cast your mind back to August 2015 when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in America approved a drug called ‘Addyi’, excitement reached fever pitch about the new pill to boost female sexual libido, a pill that many were labelling … Continue reading

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