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Pharma buyout 'threat to research'

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Scientific bodies warn that the possible takeover of AstraZenica by US rival Pfizer may weaken Britain's science base.
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Obesity is the new smoking, says NHS boss in England

Obesity is the new smoking, says NHS boss in England | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Obesity is the new smoking in terms of the impact on health and the cost to the NHS, the head of the NHS in England says.
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Obesity the new smoking - NHS boss

Obesity the new smoking - NHS boss | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Obesity is the new smoking in terms of the impact on health and the cost to the NHS, the head of the NHS in England says.
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Maths helps find climate-proof crops

Maths helps find climate-proof crops | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Researchers are developing mathematical models to help identify genetic material that could improve food crops' resilience to climate change.
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Obesity Linked To Ten Most Common Cancers

Obesity Linked To Ten Most Common Cancers | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The research finds more than 3,700 more people will get cancer each year if obesity levels continue to rise.
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The country that's hooked on tobacco

The country that's hooked on tobacco | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
East Timor has one of the highest smoking rates in the world - why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to cigarettes?
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NHS Urged To Send Obese To Slimming Clubs

NHS Urged To Send Obese To Slimming Clubs | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Slimming World, Rosemary Conley and Weight Watchers are among the groups GPs will be advised to send patients to.
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Many 'cannot afford a decent diet'

Many 'cannot afford a decent diet' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Many people do not have enough income for a "decent diet", public health experts claim in an open letter to the prime minister.
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Health atlas shows risks by area

Health atlas shows risks by area | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's level of risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.
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A 'third of UK adults struggle' to afford healthy food

A 'third of UK adults struggle' to afford healthy food | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
High food prices mean a third of UK adults are struggling to afford to eat healthily, a survey by the British Heart Foundation suggests.
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Pensioners could get death estimate

Pensioners could get death estimate | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Retirees could be told how long they are likely to live after stopping work, says pensions minister Steve Webb.
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Healthcare in Lesotho at risk as hospital threatens to bankrupt health budget - video

Healthcare in Lesotho at risk as hospital threatens to bankrupt health budget - video | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
A Lesotho hospital which was built using public and private financing is criticised by Oxfam as it deprives poor, rural areas of funding
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Britons are living longer than ever, but it doesn't mean we're healthier

Britons are living longer than ever, but it doesn't mean we're healthier | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Pensions minister says death estimate would help pensioners manage money, but quality of life is as important as quantity
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Cuba's condom shortage raises fears of imminent health crisis

Cuba's condom shortage raises fears of imminent health crisis | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Country's condom providers cannot match demand, reports say, as residents search the island for dwindling supply
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Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE

Go TV-free to fight fat, says NICE | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Adults and children should consider having TV-free days or limiting viewing to two hours a day under new proposals to tackle obesity.
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Heart Disease To Cost UK £15bn In 2014

Heart Disease To Cost UK £15bn In 2014 | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
New research reveals that the biggest killer of men in Britain is having an increasing impact on the country's economy.
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Obesity 'linked to 10 cancers'

Obesity 'linked to 10 cancers' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Being overweight raises the risk of developing some of the most common cancers, according to a study of more than five million adults in the UK.
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Fears raised 'free NHS' will end

Fears raised 'free NHS' will end | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Fears are being raised the NHS in England will no longer be free at the point of use - up to now a key principle for the health service - within 10 years.
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Why is Glasgow the UK’s sickest city?

Why is Glasgow the UK’s sickest city? | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Babies born in Glasgow are expected to live the shortest lives of any in Britain. What's behind the Glasgow Effect?
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Under-fives death rate 'high in UK'

Under-fives death rate 'high in UK' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The UK has one of the highest rates of death for children under five in Western Europe, according to new research published in The Lancet.
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Pharma buyout 'threat to research'

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Scientific bodies warn that the possible takeover of AstraZenica by US rival Pfizer may weaken Britain's science base.
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Elderly care demand to 'outstrip' family supply

Elderly care demand to 'outstrip' family supply | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.
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Binge drinking 'link to overeating'

Binge drinking 'link to overeating' | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Drinking more than three large glasses of wine can push people over a "tipping point", meaning they consume about 6,300 extra calories in the following 24 hours, research says.
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Lagging UK health? We should blame ourselves, not the NHS

Lagging UK health? We should blame ourselves, not the NHS | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Michael White: Unhealthy headlines and Mid Staff failings bring calls for heads to roll, but much in the NHS is better and we must do the same
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Games host Glasgow shown to have worst life expectancy in UK

Games host Glasgow shown to have worst life expectancy in UK | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
Office for National Statistics finds just 75% of boys and 85% of girls in Scottish city can expect to reach their 65th birthday
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Happiness is good for your health, so what are councils doing about it?

Happiness is good for your health, so what are councils doing about it? | AQAGeog1 Health Issues | Scoop.it
It's not new age bunkum: research suggests that wellbeing has as much of an impact on our overall health as income
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