New plan to tackle food poverty in Greater Manchester

Today sees the launch of the first ever Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester. Coordinated by Greater Manchester Poverty Action (GMPA), the Action...

When to wean? Campaign cuts through myths, brings new 24/7 online advice to parents

The campaign is being launched as part of the Start4Life programme, which aims to boost health during pregnancy, birth and children’s early...

Study finds depression in millennials on the rise

New research, conducted by the University of Liverpool and University College London, has found that young people today are more likely to...

Health check “postcode lottery” ranks Manchester seventh worst in the country

Manchester Council's Liberal Democrats have today warned that Manchester is in the midst of a "dangerous postcode lottery" as official figures reveal...

One in ten people over 40 now have Type 2 Diabetes in the UK

One in ten people over 40 in the UK are now living with a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, according to new analysis...

Salford Royal supply blood for urgent roadside transfusions

Salford Royal is supplying blood for use on board North West Air Ambulance Charity’s helicopters, allowing urgent roadside transfusions to take place...

Are you a night owl rather than a lark? It might be all down...

Night owls’ – those who go to bed and get up later – have fundamental differences in their brain function compared to...

Annual screening detects breast cancers earlier for women aged 35-39 with a family history...

Annual screening for younger women aged 35-39 who have a family history of breast cancer would be highly effective in detecting tumours earlier, a...

Pioneering Manchester cancer screening pilot to be rolled out nationwide

Manchester’s Lung Health Check (LHC) pilot, which quadrupled lung cancer early diagnosis rates, is being extended to 10 sites across the country...

Salford and partners set to become a global leader in Prosthetics & Orthotics

THE UK is set to train many more highly skilled engineers in prosthetics and orthotics following the announcement of a new global centre of...

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