A high body mass index is the fourth-largest contributor to the loss of healthy life, the study has found

Poor diet linked to one-in-five global deaths

By Noli Dinkovski

Almost one-in-five deaths globally can be attributed to a poor diet, a major study involving more than 2,500 collaborators from 130 countries has revealed.

The death of the worker at Thistle Seafoods was said to be from natural causes

Worker dies at fish factory

By Gwen Ridler

The death of a worker at Thistle Seafoods is currently under investigation by Police Scotland.

Single elderly consumers living alone is a growing market

Cater for single consumers

By Nicholas Robinson

Processors must focus less on manufacturing products for families and instead turn their attention to single elderly and single millennial (those aged 18-29) consumers, market analysts have suggested.

Up to 50% of muscle mass is lost between the ages of 40 and 80

Sarcopenia must be tackled

By Nicholas Robinson

More research into combating the muscle-wasting disease sarcopenia in the elderly must be a priority if health among the ageing is to be boosted, leading scientists have urged.

A Whole-diet approach is needed for healthy ageing

Studies for healthy ageing

By Nicholas Robinson

A whole-diet approach will have a better impact on healthy ageing, than single nutritional interventions, researchers from the European NU-Age research project have claimed.

The HSE is participating in a joint investigation into the incident with local police

Fish processor in pallet death probe

By Rod Addy

A death at fish processor Interfish caused by a falling pallet has sparked a joint investigation by Devon & Cornwall Police and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Police and the FSA are awaiting the results of toxicology tests

Double fatality in apple packing shed

By Mike Stones

Police and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating the death of two farm workers in the 20s, who fell unconscious in an apple packing shed on a Conservative peer’s country estate in Hampshire.


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