Cardiologist says sugar and carbs are the main cause of rising obesity rates. Sugar and carbohydrates are the main culprits in rising obesity rates, and exercise doesn't actually help you lose much weight.
The Naked Scientists interview on "Choosing Treatment Wisely". A campaign to combat “over-treatment” of patients has been announced by doctors’ leaders this week. The initiative is called “Choosing Wisely”, and has its roots in the US and Canada.
Choosing Wisely in the UK: reducing the harms of too much medicine Aseem Malhotra and colleagues explain how and why the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges is bringing to the UK a US initiative to get doctors to stop using interventions with no benefit.