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GlaxoSmithKline admits false health claims
Australian legislation on nutritional labelling has come under the spotlight with the announcement late last week by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that its Ribena drinks brand may have misled consumers over the amount of vitamin C it contains.

(27-03-2007)
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Poorer outcome for very obese patients with colon cancer

US researchers at the University of Chicago say that obese patients are more likely to experience a recurrence of colon cancer than those of normal weight.
(16-11-2006)

Dark chocolates aspirin effect may help prevent heart attacks

US researchers have found that a few squares of dark chocolate every day could help keep your heart in shape. The team at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Bloomberg School of Public Health say the chemical in cocoa beans has a similar biochemical effect to aspirin and can reduce the risk of blood clotting.
(15-11-2006)

Junk food ads banned before TV watershed

The board of media regulator Ofcom has agreed that advertising of junk foods before an evening watershed should end.
(15-11-2006)

BMA concern over training cuts

The British Medical Association (BMA) has warned that medical training and education in England is being threatened by financial instability in the NHS.
(15-11-2006)

Up to 27% of European men and 38% of women are obese

Questions and Answers on the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, and its commitments
(15-11-2006)

Recipe for a healthy old age

Researchers from Honolulu have conducted one of the most comprehensive studies into ageing and concluded that keeping fit in middle age could raise the chances of living to be at least 85.
(15-11-2006)

US pushes for more involvement in NHS

The White House is lobbying UK ministers to allow the world’s main drug companies unrestricted access to the NHS.
(14-11-2006)

Older women still have body-image issues

Austrian researchers at Innsbruck Medical University say that women in their sixties and seventies may still suffer from eating disorders cause by unhappiness with their weight and shape.
(14-11-2006)

Overweight means 25% more likely to short term disability - obesity means more than 75%!

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/ today reports a study in the November Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, official publication of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) that workers with above-normal body weight have increased rates of short-term disability
(14-11-2006)

Men to top the Obesity stakes by 2010

Obese girls to overtake boys by 2010 More than 12 million adults could be obese by 2010 warns government report  
(14-11-2006)

Government publishes its Health Challenge for England

Public Health Minister Caroline Flint has today outlined the government's radical new approach to improving health and tackling health inequalities as she unveiled the most comprehensive picture ever of the state of the nation's health.  
(14-11-2006)

UK team builds artificial gut

Researchers at the Institute of Food Research have built an artificial gut to simulate human digestion.
(13-11-2006)

Campaign to lose the loo seat blues

The National Phobic Society is launching a campaign to highlight the problem many people face when it comes to using lavatories.
(13-11-2006)

Blairs pledge on people power empty rhetoric, say Lib Dems

A new study has found that Tony Blair’s pledge to put local communities in charge of flagship foundation hospitals has resulted in fewer than one in 1,500 people voting for patient governors.
(13-11-2006)

Goodness of wholegrain still misunderstood

A huge percentage of the British population is failing to recognise wholegrain products despite the superfood’s high profile and proven health benefits.  
(13-11-2006)

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