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Tag: Public Health England

1 Young Person In Britain Is Diagnosed With STD Every 4 Minutes: Report

One young person in England is said to be diagnosed with an STD every four minutes. Just like in the United States, a majority of the cases are of chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Public Health October 26, 2018

Walking Isn’t Enough Exercise, Strength Training Also Key: Study

A new review from Public Health England warned that walking and aerobic exercises aren’t enough for good health and fitness. It promoted bone and muscle strengthening exercises for optimal wellness, even among older adults.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 5, 2018

UK Targets Calorie Reduction In Popular Food Items To Combat Childhood Obesity

Health officials in the UK aim to reduce the caloric content of popular food items such as pizzas and burgers. This is in response to the obesity and type 2 diabetes rate among children in the UK.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 19, 2017

One In Five Britons With HIV Do Not Know They Are Infected

In a new report by Public Health England, one in five Britons is unaware that they are infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Overall, the number of people living with HIV in the United Kingdom continues to rise and the number living with undiagnosed HIV remains high.

Life November 19, 2015

UK Treating Suspected Ebola Patient In Liverpool Hospital

Officials from Public Health England are currently observing a suspected case of Ebola in the country after a man in North Wales suddenly became ill after traveling to West Africa.

Life July 5, 2015

Don't Ignore Heartburn, It Might be Sign of Stomach or Esophageal Cancer

"Be Clear on Cancer" campaign launched by the Public Health England (PHE) spreads awareness of persistent heartburn as a sign of stomach or esophageal cancer. In the U.S. around 11,000 people died of stomach cancer in 2014.

Life January 26, 2015

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