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Public Health England (PHE) News
Despite nutrient reformulation targets, most companies sell unhealthy foods
Nuffield Department of Population Health - 04-Aug-2021
Food firms in UK failed to meet targets for reducing calories, sugar and salt in their productsRead more...
A 12-week Better Health campaign to help you lose weight and stay active
BBC - 26-Jul-2021
Free support and guidance to shed those excess kilos gained during lockdownRead more...
Just 70 grams of red or processed meat increases risk of heart disease, diabetes
Guardian - 03-Mar-2021
But increased risk mainly due to higher weight - less significant when BMI accounted forRead more...
Previous Covid-19 infection may be protective for 5 months
BBC - 14-Jan-2021
Some might get re-infected & transmit the virus - should stay at homeRead more...
Study finds patients with good vitamin D levels half as likely to die of coronavirus
Independent - 26-Sep-2020
Definitely no harm in taking normal levels of vitamin D supplements - and could save your lifeRead more...
Doctors to prescribe cycling to prevent obesity related hospital admissions hitting 1 million
BBC - 26-Jul-2020
It's more effective than any drug so why not prescribe it?Read more...
Public Health England: Best to take vitamin D during COVID-19 lockdown
BBC - 23-Apr-2020
Advices on improving health should be considered especially in times of pandemicRead more...
No need to get panicked and buy hand sanitisers
Guardian - 29-Feb-2020
They're more effective against coronavirus than norovirus - but must be at least 60% alcoholRead more...
UK toughens up precautionary measures against the new coronavirus
BBC - 22-Jan-2020
Symptoms quite similar to that of seasonal flu, takes 5 days to appear once infectedRead more...
Life expectancy reduces by nearly 3 years
BBC - 02-Dec-2019
The goal to live more than 100 years seems to be slowly drifting awayRead more...
Generation X notorious for drug poisoning and suicide
BBC - 13-Aug-2019
Stigma may be a reason for their reluctance to seek helpRead more...
How do you die from the flu?
Patient - 15-Jan-2019
It's not just a bad cold - it killed 15,000 people in the UK last yearRead more...
Screening for bowel cancer only after 60 years is not good enough!
BBC - 10-Aug-2018
Will be able to catch bowel cancer 10 years earlier than nowRead more...
Five times more fast food outlets in poor areas
BBC - 29-Jun-2018
Fast food is tastier and cheaper than healthy food, which makes it appealing for people with low incomeRead more...
New LED streetlights can cause lots of health issues
Independent - 03-Apr-2018
Safety first! Good health is more important than cutting down costsRead more...
Poor children now overweight, not underweight
Telegraph - 20-Mar-2018
Poor children in Britain are now fatter than wealthy youngsters. Total reversal in weight of the...Read more...
10-20 % antibiotics may be prescribed inappropriately
NHS - 27-Feb-2018
Most inappropriate prescriptions for sore throat, cough, sinusitis and ear infections. The more ...Read more...
What is 'Aussie' flu and should we be worried?
BBC - 08-Jan-2018
Aussie flu or H3N2 is an influenza A virus that appears to cause more severe infections in young ...Read more...
One in 10 men aged 50 'have the heart of a 60-year-old'
NHS - 04-Sep-2017
Since 2015 Public Health England (PHE) are encouraging people to take a simple three-minute onlin...Read more...
Middle-aged told to walk faster
BBC - 24-Aug-2017
Public Health England urge people between 40-60 to start regular brisk walks. 10 minutes a day ...Read more...
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