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The UK government has launched a new Office for Health Promotion, designed to lead efforts to improve the nation's physical and mental health. Tasked with ... More
The UK government is exploring whether incentivising people financially to take part in physical activity could help drive down obesity levels. Sir Keith Mills, who ... More
Sport England has vowed to tackle inequality and create a nation of "more equal, inclusive and connected communities" through physical activity. Revealing its 10-year strategy ... More
Bans on meal deals, stricter rules on food advertising and printing calorie contents on menus are among the measures introduced in the government's new anti-obesity ... More
Leeds has become the first UK city to successfully lower the rates of childhood obesity – according to data from the national child measurement programme ... More
Experts and campaign groups have poured scorn on the government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy, describing it as a “missed opportunity”, “embarrassing” and “weak”. The government released ... More
Schools will be expected to deliver at least 30 minutes of “moderate to vigorous physical activity” to its pupils each day as part of the ... More
The Pokémon Go craze could play a hugely positive role in tackling obesity by encouraging people to get more physically active. The new location-based, augmented ... More
Local councils in England have warned that government cuts to public health funding could thwart efforts to tackle obesity. Newly published figures from the Local ... More
A new report has accused public health bodies of colluding with the food industry to promote low-fat diets which are having "disastrous health consequences" for ... More
With a recent study showing that more than 60 per cent of the adult population in Dubai is overweight, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has ... More
Tanni Grey-Thompson has called on Public Health England (PHE) to bring added substance to its exercise initiatives by making physical activity one of its main ... More
GP referrals for weight management and physical activity programmes are failing to curb obesity, researchers have claimed. A study of UK health records led by ... More
Government cuts to further education budgets are putting key initiatives tackling obesity and physical inactivity at risk, potentially triggering an even bigger health crisis, new ... More
ukactive CEO David Stalker has warned of the dangers of focusing public health policy solely on tackling obesity, after a trio of scientists said it ... More
A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the ... More
Interval training could prove to be more beneficial for glucose control in sufferers of type 2 diabetes than continuous amounts of exercise, according to the ... More
Public Health England (PHE) has launched a new Weight Management Economic Assessment Tool for public health professionals. The new feature is designed to help local ... More
New York City officials are tackling obesity in the city by setting up the first ever Centre for Active Design, as well as announcing new ... More
Get Active London, a new online database of sports clubs, venues and activities spanning the entire capital, has been developed in a bid to help ... More
A national programme which aims to tackle childhood obesity run in Haverhill has been ranked in the top 5 in the UK. The MEND (Mind, ... More
Research carried out by Indiana University in the US has revealed that an increased amount of exercise may be more beneficial to some people than ... More
A comprehensive new public health initiative designed to encourage more people across the US to become physically active has been backed by the American Council ... More
New research carried out by Indiana University, US, has revealed that an increased amount of exercise is beneficial to some people more than others in ... More
According to the world's largest membership organisation of fitness professionals, IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA), the worrying decline in fitness levels experienced around the ... More
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