Obese people and smokers will be asked to lose weight and give up cigarettes or face delays to routine operations after a Yorkshire health authority’s proposals were approved by NHS England.
11 to 18-year-olds eat and drink three times the recommended sugar limit, which equates to almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, a charity has warned.
Rates of mouth cancer have risen by 68 per cent over the past 20 years, with unhealthy lifestyles to blame, according to new figures. The data, from Cancer Research UK, shows mouth cancer is on the rise for men and women of all ages.
A new study has shown that raising the issue of obesity directly with patients in the surgery is likely to help them to reach a healthy weight.More than three quarters of patients challenged in this environment say yes to weight loss programmes.
A recent US study has explored the less known relationship between secondhand smoke and stroke and suggests that non-smokers exposed to secondhand smoke within the home are at increased risk of suffering a stroke.
A review of studies around the world has revealed that women are now drinking so much that they have almost as big an alcohol problem as men.
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With an annual cost of around £10 billion tackling diabetes is ’fundamental’ to protecting the future of the NHS.