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Obesity

15 results found for: obesity

A sweet solution?

Chocolate may be classed as a guilty pleasure, but research suggests it has the potential to do good rather than just harm.

Time for action on obesity

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

Child health goals

England is falling behind in Europe on markers for child health, what can pharmacy do to help reverse this decline?

Takeaway messages

Snacking and fast food have been identified as a key problem for young people and obesity. So what can be done?

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?

Happy pet = healthy pet

Almost half of Britons own a pet and there’s plenty of scope for educating pet-owning customers on preventing and treating common health problems.

A sporting chance

Obesity and overweight statistics are at an all-time high in the UK, with people of all ages putting their health at risk simply by being too heavy.

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?

Keeping the doctor away

The age-old saying of an apple a day keeps the doctor away is as pertinent as it’s ever been, but other aspects of children’s health are very different to how they were 100, 50 or even 10 years ago.

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

Clock watch

Watching what we eat has long been the cornerstone of dieting and keeping healthy but new research suggests there might be more to managing weight than simply what we tuck into

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

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

A missed opportunity?

The Government’s newly published childhood obesity action plan has drawn negative responses from charities, experts and public bodies.

Public still underestimates obesity-cancer link

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



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