Tagged: alcohol

Healthy New Year’s resolutions – BOGOF

Buy One good habit and Get another One Free this New Year People who make a healthy New Year’s resolution may find they actually get two for the price of one, according to new reports published today.  Conversely, people who … Read more → – Healthy New Year’s resolutions – BOGOF

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£150 million for life-saving cancer treatments

1,500 patients a year to get new “Cancer Laser” treatment Health Secretary Andrew Lansley will today unveil plans to invest up to £150 million in procuring a new cutting-edge ‘proton beam therapy’ radiotherapy cancer service.  Proton beam therapy (PBT) is … Read more → – £150 million for life-saving cancer treatments

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Cancer Research UK lifestyle study

A study published by Cancer Research UK has found that 40 per cent of cancers could be prevented by making lifestyle changes such as giving up smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating healthily and doing more physical activity. In response, … Read more → – Cancer Research UK lifestyle study

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Throat and liver cancer

Statistics published by the World Cancer Research Fund and the British Liver Trust show that Britain has the highest rates of throat cancer in Europe and that liver cancer deaths have risen by more than 70 per cent. In response, … Read more → – Throat and liver cancer

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UK minister calls for tough international action on obesity, smoking and cancer

In a speech at the United Nations, Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has called for governments across the world to work collectively to tackle the rising tide of lifestyle-related diseases. Addressing members of the United Nations General Assembly, who had convened … Read more → – UK minister calls for tough international action on obesity, smoking and cancer

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Alcohol statistics released

The North West Public Health Observatory has published statistics on hospital admissions related to alcohol, which show that the number of admissions has increased by 25 per cent over the last five years. In response, Public Health Minister Anne Milton … Read more → – Alcohol statistics released

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