Nutrigenomics- looking at the individual within their nutritional environment

We are bombarded with advice proclaiming the ‘best’ way to stay healthy, lose weight and improve our fitness. But despite the wealth of information available to us, in the UK, over 60% of adults and 30% of children are overweight or obese. Apart from the personal impact on individuals, the resource implications of this are staggering, with an estimated £7 billion spent in the NHS...

Childhood obesity and new technologies

The publication of the Government’s Strategy on Childhood Obesity has drawn criticism for not seizing the opportunity to do something more radical to curb one of the biggest threats to the nation’s health. The statistics are well known: 1 in 3 primary school age children are overweight or obese, and the links between this and ill health in later life are well established.

Stem cell therapies - balancing risks and benefits

Stem cell therapies - hot or not? View the full infographic here