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Nicotine replacement therapy more successful in combination form

Nicotine replacement therapy more successful in combination form

Health behaviours

New Cochrane Review investigates the effectiveness of different forms of nicotine replacement therapy in helping people give up smoking

Low calorie meal replacements are a cost effective routine treatment for obesity in the nhs

Low calorie meal replacements are a cost-effective routine treatment for obesity in the NHS

Health behaviours

Replacing all regular meals with a low calorie diet of soups, shakes and bars, together with behavioural support, is cost-effective as a routine treatment for obesity

New oxford sparks podcast launched should i be a vegan

New Oxford Sparks podcast launched "Should I be a vegan?"

Health behaviours Public engagement & involvement

In this episode of the Big Questions podcast, Dr Christina Potter in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences is asked "Should I be a vegan?"

Oxford led droplet study informs nhs action to tackle obesity and type 2 diabetes

Oxford-led DROPLET study informs NHS action to tackle obesity and type 2 diabetes

Clinical trials Health behaviours

Hundreds of thousands of people will receive help to battle obesity and Type 2 diabetes under radical new NHS plans to trial very low calorie diets for the first time.

Dialogue sets the research agenda for tobacco control

Dialogue sets the research agenda for tobacco control

Health behaviours Public engagement & involvement

A Cochrane stakeholder engagement project led from the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences informs national funding call for tobacco research.

No clear evidence that nicotine 201cpreloading201d helps smokers to quit

No clear evidence that nicotine “preloading” helps smokers to quit

Health behaviours

Any beneficial effect may have been masked by reduction in use of smoking cessation drug.

Supermarket interventions could play role in public health strategies study finds

Supermarket swaps support healthy diets

Health behaviours

Supermarket interventions could play role in public health strategies, study finds

The big crash diet experiment

The Big Crash Diet Experiment

Clinical trials Health behaviours Public engagement & involvement

Professors Susan Jebb and Paul Aveyard team up with the BBC to put the latest research on “crash dieting” to the test.

Taxing sweet snacks may bring even greater health benefits than taxing sugar sweetened drinks

Sweet snacks tax may be more beneficial than sugar tax

Health behaviours

A 10% tax on sweet snacks could lead to a similar reduction in consumer demand as taxing sugar-sweetened drinks, with the potential effect expected to be greatest in low-income households.

Keeping active can help older people reduce the need for costly social care

Keeping active can help older people reduce the need for costly social care

Health behaviours Research methods & EBM

An increase in physical activity could cut social care spending, shows research published in the BMJ.

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