Obesity is causing nearly half a million cancers every year worldwide, with two thirds of these in North America and Europe.
A genetic marker has been found that could be an early warning signal that breast cancer will spread to the brain.
A new report suggests that weight loss surgery can reduce a person’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes by as much as 80%.
New plans to shake up the UK health system could include cash rewards for staff who lose weight. The NHS-backed plan aims to tackle the obesity crisis and ease the strains placed on the system by overweight patients.
In an attempt to tackle Britain’s growing obesity crisis that is ‘threatening public health’, a health organisation has called for alcoholic products to include calorie counts.