Office Workers Told to Stand Up for at Least 2 Hours a Day

People whose jobs are predominantly desk based should be encouraged to stand up and walk about for at least two hours during each working day, says the first UK guidance developed to reduce the health risks of prolonged sitting at work. Growing evidence has shown links between a sedentary lifestyle and an increased risk of… Read More


Programme Launched in England Aimed at Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

The government has announced the first phase of a new evidence based NHS diabetes prevention programme, which will target up to 10 000 patients at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The programme, a joint initiative between NHS England, Public Health England, and the charity Diabetes UK, aims to significantly reduce the number of people—estimated… Read More