Society-wide action needed over obesity

A group of experts tackling obesity have called for more widespread action across society to tackle a growing crisis.

The group of experts from Birmingham University have called for more to be done in areas like transport policy, town planning, education and access to sport to encourage a healthier lifestyles.

The group is focusing on developing research that looks to tackle obesity across our entire lifespan.

For more see Birmingham University.

Research tries to ace tennis elbow

A three-year project to find an effective treatment for tennis elbow is set to start at Keele University.

The study will test the effectiveness of a form of electrical nerve stimulation treatment.

For more details see Keele University.