Population Health News
“Some is good, more is better”: Regular exercise can cut your diabetes risk
Oct 18, 2016 10:57AM
Walking briskly or cycling for the recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26%, according to new research by UCL.Read more...
Toddlers’ food fussiness is heavily influenced by genes
Oct 14, 2016 08:57AM
Toddlers’ fussy eating habits are mainly the result of genetic influences rather than the result of poor parenting, according to new research led by scientists at UCL.Read more...
UCL’s innovative retail coalition celebrates first anniversary
Oct 05, 2016 10:28AM
UCL is today marking one year since the launch of the innovative retail coalition inspired by Malcolm Walker of Iceland Foods to address the dementia challenge. Since the coalition was created nine UK retailers have committed to support UCL in its fight against dementia, initially pledging in the region of £20 million. In the first year alone, the partnership has already raised around £10 million – equivalent to the sale of around 200 million carrier bags.Read more...
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