beer bellies linked to an increase in male deaths

Men with beer bellies are a third more likely to die from prostate cancer than those with slimmer waistlines, a study by Oxford University suggests. A waistline of more than 40 inches was found to carry far higher risks than one of less than 35 inches. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer […]

Trailblazing executive Lady Barbara Judge dies aged 73

Trailblazing businesswomen Lady Barbara Judge, the first female chair of the Institute of Directors (IoD), has died aged 73. American-born Lady Judge broke glass ceilings all her life. She became the youngest partner of a New York law firm in 1978, after being...

overweight adults will be put on ‘soup and shakes’ diet

Diabetes is estimated to cost the NHS £10 billion a year, while almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs is for diabetes treatment. Obesity, and Type 2 diabetes are two of the biggest risk factors in Covid-19 deaths. Those with Type 2 diabetes have twice the risk...

Processed food ages your body and increases risk of a host of diseases

Processed food ages the body as well as increasing the risk of a host of diseases, Spanish research suggests. The study of 900 men and women, with an average age of 68, examined their diets, and the sections of DNA which are a marker of biological age. Short telomeres...