Biggest ever map of human Alzheimer’s brain published

A study of the differences between healthy brains and those with Alzheimer’s Disease has produced largest dataset of its type ever.

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...

Manchester Scientists discover new route to antibiotics production

Manchester Scientists have discovered a new chemical process in bacteria which could lead to a new generation of antibiotics being produced and manufactured. Researchers at...

Major new report connects North’s poor health with poor productivity

Poor health has been linked with the North’s poor productivity for the first time in a major new report by six northern universities. Health for...

Alan Turing’s codebreaking work could help erarly diagnosis of cancer

Unpublished work by Second World War codebreaker Alan Turing could aid development of better tests for early diagnosis of cancer and emerging diseases. His mathematical...

Bury mother of sick twins makes plea for more stem cell donors

A mother-of-five from Bury, whose youngest twin daughters were both been diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, is trying to encourage more people to...

New world-class cancer centre to open in Manchester

An ambitious, world-class cancer research facility is to be built at The Christie on the site of the Paterson building which suffered devastating fire...

Christie patients on song at Abbey Road Studios

A group of patients from the teenage and young adult unit at The Christie, have recorded a song about their experiences of cancer, at...

New report highlights the poor state of private rental housing in Salford

Dan and Casey, 31 and 26 respectively moved into an rented flat in Salford two years ago with a child of eleven months and...

Tameside Hospital becomes first to ban all sugary drinks and snacks

Tameside Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to ban sugary snacks from its canteen. The move follows a successful staff weight-loss scheme at...