Tag Archives: Public Health Observatories of England

Obesity Risk a Dementia Time Bomb? (BBC News / UK Health Forum / European Congress on Obesity / NHS Choices / WHO / BMJ)

Summary Previous research in 2011 has shown that being overweight in middle age increases the risk of developing dementia. Data presented today at the European Congress on Obesity suggests slowing the rise in obesity could help to cut the rising rates of dementia. … Continue reading

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Health Investment Tools (Department of Health / Health Investment Network)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Health Investment website, launched in 2010 as part of the QIPP Right Care Programme, helps … Continue reading

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2012 Local Health Profiles (Public Health Observatories of England / Department of Health)

Summary The 2012 Local Health Profiles offer “snapshot” overviews of health across the local authorities in England. They are a valuable tool to help local government and health services understand the needs of their local communities, as a step towards … Continue reading

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