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Physical Activity Associated with Mortality

Last Updated: 5/19/2015

Increases in physical activity is as important as smoking cessation for reduction in total mortality in elderly men according to the Oslo II study.


Inactive children 'become middle-aged couch potatoes'

Last Updated: 3/20/2015

More inactive children evidence building on that of the British Cohort Study

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Opportunity to take part in Obesity Research Landscape Review

Last Updated: 2/20/2015

As the Scottish Government propose revising the Obesity Route Map (ORM), NHS Health Scotland in conjunction with the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (SCPHRP) are undertaking a landscape review of all the existing, ongoing and planned obesity research that has and / or is being conducted on Scottish populations within the last decade.


Inactivity 'kills more than obesity'

Last Updated: 1/22/2015

A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.

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