Tag Archives: WHO

Pound for pound: the economic case for weight loss

Guest Blog by Matt James, Senior Researcher at 2020health Name calling is not pleasant but sometimes behind the hurt and the pain there is a degree of truth. In 2013 the World Health Organization (WHO) called Britain the ‘Fat man … Continue reading

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Obesity: an evolutionary by product?

As part of national obesity week  2020health is running a series of blogs building on the success of our recent report Careless eating costs lives. The blogs will cover various themes which speak to the obesity challenge the UK currently … Continue reading

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Threats to Mankind from Drug Resistant Bacteria and Viruses

The risk of an end to the human race may sound like science fiction. However, there are only a small number of threats that could theoretically lead to the extinction of mankind. The four main concerns that most experts share … Continue reading

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Risky Drinking – 8 million of us are drinking too much

Today we publish our alcohol report on what we’ve come to call ‘Risky Drinking’, covered in the Sun Tel, Express, Independent, Telegraph, Huff Post. We have a public health crisis in the making – a ticking time-bomb of alcohol related … Continue reading

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As long as you have your health…

As I write this first post for 2020health, the county remains in paroxysms about the state of its politics. But while the Westminster boil continues to burst and we wonder how to lance it for good [in both senses] I … Continue reading

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