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Major Clampdown Planned on Obesity in the NHS

With almost 700,000 of 1.3 million NHS staff being overweight or obese, this means more than half of them have a body mass index of 25 or over. Therefore, officials have realised drastic action needs to be taken to curtail … Continue reading

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Obesity linked to soaring cases of potentially fatal womb cancer

Rising levels of obesity are being linked to a soaring number of women being diagnosed with womb (uterine) cancer. Alarmingly, past studies have led researchers to previously predict that if trends continues, up to 48% of men and 43% of … Continue reading

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Obesity may be passed on through the father’s sperm

During pregnancy – and maybe even whilst trying for a baby – most sensible women will usually decide to stop drinking and quit cigarettes in a boosted attempted to conceive, and then protect the health of the baby whilst in … Continue reading

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European alcohol, smoking and obesity rates are ‘alarming’ says WHO

The United States is often branded the fattest country in the world (technically true depending on which statistics are used), however Europe is doing its best to take over this unwanted mantle from America, with “alarming” rates of drinking, eating … Continue reading

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Lazy Brits are not exercising enough, study finds

New research has painted a damning picture of Britain’s adults…Almost half of us are simply never doing any exercise. The British Heart Foundation carried out a study and made the alarming discovery that a shocking 44% of adults do not … Continue reading

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