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“Slim adults with a ‘spare tyre’ of fat around their stomach have a twice as high mortality risk than those who are overweight,” The Daily Telegraph reports.
I will always remember my first ever placement; it was straight after the high of Christmas and New Year and in the middle of the January blues and my cohort was sent off to sample our first ever ‘long day’ and infamous ‘night shift’.
“A brisk 30-minute walk five days a week is more effective than any other form of exercise for keeping weight down,” The Times reports.
Newborns with poor growth and a congenital heart defect, and who required device-assisted feeding, are at increased risk of neuro-developmental delays at six and 12 months, according to US nurse researchers.
Self-weighing, while a useful tool to help adults control their weight, may have negative psychological outcomes for adolescents and young adults this behaviour, researchers have warned.
There is insufficient evidence for the use of taking an omega 3 fatty acid supplements in treating major depressive disorder, according to a Cochrane review of available research.
“Processed meat ranks alongside smoking as major cause of cancer, World Health Organisation [WHO] says,” The Daily Telegraph reports. It has been ranked as a group one carcinogen – the same ranking as cigarettes, alcohol and asbestos.
“A sugar tax of up to 20 per cent is need[ed] on fizzy drinks and fattening snacks,” the Daily Mail reports.
Tameside Hospital in Greater Manchester is to become the first health service provider in the UK to set up a permanent food bank collection on site.
“Scientists have identified a gene that puts women at higher risk of heart disease, an early study suggests,” BBC News incorrectly reports.