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World Pancreatic Cancer Day: We must prioritise pancreatic cancer awareness

Ahead of World Pancreatic Cancer Day, Professor Matthias Löhr, a member of the UEG Public Affairs Committee, explains why we must increase pancreatic cancer awareness.
Number of people with obesity

Number of people with obesity doubles in 20 years

The number of people with obesity in England has almost doubled in the last twenty years from 6.9 to 13 million, according to new data by Diabetes UK.
exercise during pregnancy, key tissues

Exercise during pregnancy helps restore tissues of obese mothers

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that exercise immediately before and during pregnancy restores key tissues in the body.
obesity research

Funding obesity research in the U.S. today

Here, we find out about the role that the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, a publicly-funded institute, when it comes to funding obesity research in the U.S. today.
cardiovascular diseases

Cardiovascular diseases – how to prevent them

Cardiovascular diseases are on the rise, but so is confusion as to how to prevent them. Shaun Ingram, MD of Cardiac Science takes a look at the data, shares his views and strikes a cautious note of optimism.
current obesity epidemic

Beyond the current obesity epidemic

Obesity is a growing problem around the world, with many negative consequences for both individuals and societies. Research by Professor Barry M. Popkin and his colleagues at the University of North Carolina (UNC) aims to lead us beyond the current obesity epidemic.
Global Food Research Program

The Global Food Research Program: obesity and NCD prevention through changing diets globally

Research, policy work and evaluations of large-scale regulatory and fiscal efforts to reduce consumption of reduce intake of unhealthy ultra processed foods
anti-starvation mechanism, obesity epidemic

Anti-starvation mechanism identified as obesity cause

Researchers suggest that a molecular anti-starvation mechanism may now be contributing to the obesity epidemic.
investment in health research

Government announces £135 million investment in health research

New government investment in health research will help tackle the biggest challenges over the next 5 years, including dementia, obesity and mental health.
help people lose weight, Medical Marijuana

How can medical marijuana help people lose weight?

Michael Jacobs, marketing and creative content specialist at GotVape.com offers his insight into how medical marijuana has the potential to help people lose weight.
prevents obesity, type 2 diabetes

Scientists discover gene that prevents obesity

Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge.
remission, Type 2 diabetes, weight loss, weight management

Weight loss can put Type 2 diabetes into remission for two years

36% of people with Type 2 diabetes who took part in a weight management programme delivered in NHS primary care are in remission two years later.
environmental chemicals

Are environmental chemicals contributing to the obesity epidemic?

A group of experts from the University of California, Davis and the University of Southern California explain the extent to which environmental chemicals are contributing to the obesity epidemic.

Study reveals least active regions in England

Golfsupport illustrates the least active regions in the UK and the London boroughs who need to take part in more physical activity.
food insecurity, environmental audit committee

Committee asks UK government: where is the Minister for Hunger?

The Government does not fully understand the relationship between food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition.
mental illness

Severe mental illness sufferers experience worse physical health

Public Health England have released a report which shows those suffering with severe mental illnesses experience worse physical health compared to the general population.
childhood obesity

Fitness providers support the government’s new childhood obesity strategy

According to latest research, nearly a third of children today aged two to 15 are classed as overweight or obese and younger generations are experiencing childhood obesity at earlier ages.
new medicine

Type 2 diabetes: Progressing novel scientific insight into new medicine

The gap in the long process of progressing a novel scientific insight into a new medicine is often called “the valley of death”. Read below to understand how the strategic alliance between University of Oxford and Novo Nordisk is aiming to combat type 2 diabetes by bridging this gap.
diabesity

The challenge facing patients with ‘Diabesity’

Chester Medical school shed light on the link between obesity and diabetes, the challenge facing patients with ‘Diabesity’ and the research contribution of the school in solving this problem
root cause of Type 2 diabetes

Tackling the root cause of Type 2 diabetes: Obesity

Kristoffer From, CEO of Liva Healthcare and Simon Pickup, UK Managing Director at Liva Healthcare share their thoughts on why obesity is key to tackling the root cause of Type 2 diabetes

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