Archives for September, 2018

New report suggests obesity will be the leading cause of cancer cases in women by 2043

September 25th, 2018
New report suggests obesity will be the leading cause of cancer cases in women by 2043

A new report suggests that obesity will be the most common cause of preventable cancer cases in women by the year 2043. Research conducted by Cancer Research UK claims that obesity will overtake smoking as the leading preventable cause of cancer in females over the course of the next 25 years. At the moment, around […]

Vaper numbers top 3 million for the first time

September 18th, 2018
Vaper numbers top 3 million for the first time

The number of people who vape in the UK has reached three million for the first time. New statistics collated through a survey conducted by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) showed that there are more than 3 million vapers in Great Britain today. This represents a four-fold increase since 2012. The poll suggested that […]

New campaign urges middle-aged drinkers to have alcohol-free days

September 11th, 2018
New campaign urges middle-aged drinkers to have alcohol-free days

A new campaign has been launched to encourage middle-aged people to drink less. Statistics show that people aged between 45 and 65 years old are most likely to exceed the recommended weekly intake of alcohol. According to a YouGov poll, middle-aged people find reducing their alcohol intake harder than committing to doing more exercise or […]

Concerns grow for the mental health of doctors, as suicide rate increases in England

September 4th, 2018
Concerns grow for the mental health of doctors, as suicide rate increases in England

Concerns for the mental health of doctors are growing, as it has been confirmed that suicide rates have increased in England. Figures from the Office for National Statistics show that health professionals are at high risk of suicide, as pressure mounts on the health service, and individuals find life increasingly difficult and stressful. Statistics show […]

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