How the obesity epidemic causes 22,000 cases of cancer each year

How the obesity epidemic causes 22,000 cases of cancer each year Academics have said thousands of Britons are being diagnosed with cancer as result of being too fatBeing overweight or obese is directly responsible for 22,138 cancer cases every year, new research showsExcess fat is second biggest cause of the disease after smoking, according to World Cancer Research Fund | UPDATED: 23:13 GMT, 3 October 2012 Being obese or overweight heightens the risk of at least seven types of cancer, researchers say More than 22,000 Britons suffer cancer every year because they are too fat, claim researchers.

Warning heart rhythm patients are at risk of strokes because GPs take "easy" option of prescribing aspirin

Warning heart rhythm patients are at risk of strokes because GPs take 'easy' option of prescribing aspirin | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 3 July 2012 Thousands of people with the most common heart rhythm problem are at risk of strokes because GPs are taking the ‘cheap and easy’ option of prescribing them aspirin, experts warn.

An “A-level” in cod liver oil: Holland & Barrett to offer staff chance to take exam in vitamins and supplements

An 'A-level' in cod liver oil: Holland & Barrett to offer staff chance to take exam in vitamins and supplements | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 17 April 2012 Shop assistants will be able to achieve the equivalent of an A-level on the high street by learning about vitamins and health supplements, it was revealed today.