GPs prescribe more opioids for pain in poor Northern areas, study reveals

Patients living in poorer areas are likely to be prescribed more opioids by their GPs, according to a study led by University...

Study concludes that we should be eating more fibre in our diet

Eating dietary fibre will fundamentally decrease the risk of heart disease, diabetes and rectal cancers according to a study out today.

New year, new you – why Dry January is taking off

People taking part in Dry January report immediate physical, psychological and emotional benefits, according to the first qualitative study of the popular alcohol abstinence...

Youngsters get creative at North Manchester General Hospital

A group of Year 8 and 9 pupils from Trinity High School in Manchester have had their original artwork officially unveiled in North Manchester...

Children have exceeded their recommended sugar intake by the age of 10

Children have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18 year old by the time they reach their tenth birthday, according to...

Bolton Hospital closes eight wards after Norovirus outbreak

The Royal Hospital Bolton has closed eight wards as it tries to control an outbreak of the sickness and diarrhoea bug, Norovirus which is...

Majority of people with severe mental ill health would like to be more physically...

Taking part in regular physical activity is linked to a more positive outlook on general health in people with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, according...

BBC Three’s Junior Doctors starts filming at Salford Royal Hospital

Seven new Junior Doctors are scrubbing up for a fifth series of the award-winning BBC Three show, with filming starting at Salford Royal Hospital...

Singing the praises of Manchester’s ground-breaking approach to community-led care

the Pumping Marvellous Foundation, the UK’s only heart failure patient support charity, celebrated the successful launch of its Marvellous Mentors programme in Manchester on...

Watch those calories-Study finds nine out of ten main restaurant meals exceed the limits

The calorie content of popular main meals served in UK and international restaurant chains is excessive and only a minority meet public health recommendations. Research...

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