Category: News

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, is asking people to take part in a new survey that could help shape future treatments for dementia. The online survey asks for people’s views on the aspects of daily life…

To modernise the NHS would cost the average household an extra £340 tax by 2023-24, in addition to extra funding planned. This would still be less than many OECD countries spend on healthcare. To simply maintain current standards, the figure…

Leading cancer diagnosis technology – ANCON Medical – discusses how the only way to stem rampant cancers is to catch them early Figures released yesterday by the ONS reiterated the importance of early diagnosis for cancer treatments. While four of…

Responding to the latest NHS performance statistics, Nick Ville, director of membership and policy at the NHS Confederation, said: “These figures show the health service is still struggling to climb out of the morass created by a decade of austerity.…

 Supporting the NHS on its decade-long journey towards an integrated health and care system, as well as delivering extra investment for new buildings and infrastructure, social care and addressing major gaps in NHS staffing, should be at the top of…

In recent years, the phrase ‘fake news’ has become part of the common lexicon. From false accusations to hoax stories, these tales have enough shock value to make people click the share button and send it on to many more…

Blackpool had the highest number of hospital admissions attributed to smoking at 2,990 per 100,000 of the local population in 2017/18  Half the locations (Sunderland, South Tyneside, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle upon Tyne) in the top 10 with the greatest number…

Cannabis legalisation receives an endorsement from a cross-party trio of Members of Parliament as they arrive back from Canada. Simon Manthorpe, CEO of EOS Scientific – Britain’s leading CBD testing service –  provides his thoughts on what the legalisation of Cannabis…

 We have outstanding infrastructure for medical innovation. Our world leading universities play a huge role in this but we could definitely be doing more to help those outside of this. The UK does have a growing innovative culture. We are a…

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee today asks for contributions for its new inquiry into how science and technology can enable healthier living in old age. Life span has increased over recent decades, but health span, the period…