One in eight people set to have type 2 diabetes by 2045, says study
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One in eight people set to have type 2 diabetes by 2045, says study

This article was taken from:  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/22/one-in-eight-people-set-to-have-type-2-diabetes-by-2045-says-study By Sarah Boseley Health editor Global rates for the disease will rise from 9% to 14% – with severe impacts on health systems – unless obesity levels are reduced, say scientists One in eight people in the world will have type 2 diabetes by 2045 if obesity continues to climb at the…

Obesity putting strain on NHS as weight-related admissions rise
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Obesity putting strain on NHS as weight-related admissions rise

This article: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/04/obesity-putting-strain-on-nhs-as-weight-related-admissions-rise By Sarah Boseley Health editor Treatment in England for obesity or conditions caused or complicated by obesity rose by 18% last year The toll taken by obesity on the NHS is increasing, as more people are admitted to hospital with heart conditions, gallstones or needing hip and knee replacements related to their weight. Data from NHS Digital…

2,500 cancer diagnosis could be avoided each week if Britons made lifestyle changes, study shows
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2,500 cancer diagnosis could be avoided each week if Britons made lifestyle changes, study shows

This article was taken from: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/03/23/2500-cancer-diagnosis-could-avoided-week-britons-made-lifestyle/ By Sarah Knapton, science editor  More than 2,500 people a week would avoid being diagnosed with cancer if they made lifestyle changes, such as exercising and lowering their weight,  research suggests. Nearly 40 per cent of all cancers diagnosed in the UK every year could be avoided, a new report by Cancer…

Why does obesity cause diabetes? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Why does obesity cause diabetes? You asked Google – here’s the answer

This article was taken from: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/27/why-does-obesity-cause-diabetes-google-answer By:Thomas Barber Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries Cause” is a strong word. It means that A results in B happening. Causality is also surprisingly difficult to prove. Most medical studies only show association between…

‘Obesity and age’ among causes of Caesarean birth rise

‘Obesity and age’ among causes of Caesarean birth rise

This article was taken from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-41269540 By: By Laurence Cawley BBC News Rising obesity and older mothers are behind thousands of extra Caesarean births, experts have said. Maternity figures show the numbers of both elected and emergency Caesarean sections have gone up despite a fall in the overall number of births. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists…