Drinking, smoking, obesity and the legacy of holidays in the sun are fuelling a sharp rise in cancers. Unhealthy lifestyle choices have led to rocketing instances of the disease striking the liver, mouth, womb, kidney and skin since 2003, figures show. Liver cancer has shown the biggest increase – leaping by 66 per cent – while skin cancer increased by 61 per cent. Cancers of the mouth rose by 48 per cent, womb cancer by 31 per cent and kidney cancer by 46 per cent. Full story >>
Your lifestyle is the type of life that you have, for example the type of job or house you have, the type of activities you like doing, or the food you eat. • Adopting a healthy lifestyle can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes.