Manchester researchers find that swapping just an hour of sitting for exercise can boost...

Swapping just one hour of sitting every day for even the most moderate of exercise could significantly boost older people’s health, researchers have found. Men and...

North West Paramedics to be balloted for strike action

GMB, the union for ambulance staff, is balloting paramedics in the North West for strike action in a long running pay dispute. Paramedics working for...

Suicidal thoughts follow bad night’s sleep in people with depression

A study by University of Manchester researchers has shown for the first time that a bad night’s sleep is associated with suicidal thoughts the...

Plans to strengthen NHS cyber security announced

The new multi-million pound Microsoft package will ensure NHS systems have the most up-to-date software with the latest security settings says the Government. Since 2017 the...

More research needed to prevent BAME older people becoming socially isolated across Greater Manchester

A new report published by Ambition for Ageing calls for more research into the experiences of older Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people...

The stronger your grip-the healthier your brain

Muscular strength, measured by handgrip, is an indication of how healthy our brains are according to a study of nearly half a million people. Participants from...

Hospitals back national campaign to get patients up, dressed and mobile to speed their...

PATIENTS at five hospitals in Greater Manchester are being encouraged and supported to get out of bed, put on some clothes and become active...

Architecture researchers to help Greater Manchester become first age-friendly region

Older people’s housing needs will be addressed by Manchester School of Architecture researchers as part of a project to make Greater Manchester the UK’s...

Charity search for community heart heroes

A national charity is on the hunt for local heroes. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is launching their Heart Hero Awards 2018 and asking for...

Father and daughter who was seriously injured in Arena attack are taking on...

A teenager who was left seriously injured in the Manchester Arena bombing is to take part in the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester...

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