cardiovascular disease

A new publication in BMJ Open by Oxford researchers looks at the possible impact on chronic diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, if the UK were to introduce a tax on greenhouse gas emissions on food and drink.

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Assessing the impact on chronic disease of incorporating the societal cost of greenhouse gases into the price of food: an econometric and comparative risk assessment modelling study, Adam D M Briggs, Ariane Kehlbacher, Richard Tiffin, Tara Garnett, Mike Rayner, Peter Scarborough, BMJ Open 2013;3:e003543 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003543

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People » Kremlin Wickramasinghe

Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Researcher, Nuffield Department of Population Health

Kremlin joined the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention (BHF CPNP) in 2009 to work on the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated risk factors.

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People » Kathryn Bradbury

Nutritional Epidemiologist

Kathryn works on EPIC and the Million Women Study and is interested in examining the nutritional determinants of cancer and cardiovascular disease.

Kathryn is also interested in the relationship between organic food consumption and cancer incidence, and the health and environmental effects of vegetarian diets.

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People » Claire Friedemann

DPhil Student, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Claire's research aims to to try and find a different approach to reduce obesity-related cardiovascular disease.

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People » Mike Rayner

Professor of Population Health and Director of the British Heart Foundation Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention