Category Archives: obesity

Exercise Takes a Backseat to TV Binges

Have you ever spent an entire weekend watching TV and catching up on box sets? If this is you then some experts are concerned that watching TV is an unhealthy habit for your body. Adults are spending eight times longer … Continue reading

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Obesity Set to Overtake Smoking As Biggest Cancer Cause

New research suggests that one in ten new female cancer cases will be caused by excess weight by 2035, and this is only 2,000 less than tobacco currently. Therefore, it is worth considering the serious dangers of both obesity and … Continue reading

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Medical Specialists are Getting Active with the Physical Activity Campaign.

Increasing physical activity has the potential to improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and the nation as a whole. Medical Specialists want to see more people being physically active. This campaign runs from July … Continue reading

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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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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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