Tag: stroke

fitness and activity

Higher total physical activity levels are strongly associated with lower risk of five common chronic diseases – breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a study in The BMJ today. Many studies have shown the health benefits of physical…

Diabetes in the UK

Progress has been made in reducing the additional risk of death for people with diabetes and the additional risk of diabetes-related complications has been stable or has reduced for most complications, according to today’s report from the National Audit Office.…

Higher trans fat intake associated with 20-30% increased risk, say researchers Saturated fats are not associated with an increased risk of death, heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes, finds a study published in The BMJ this week. However, the…