MRI patient thanks best friend for saving her life through organ donation

A patient at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI), part of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has spoken of her gratitude to her best...

Four Greater Manchester mental health projects to benefit from government investment

Young people across Greater Manchester  will benefit from new mental health support including counselling, mentoring and arts programmes in their communities which is being...

Manchester mental health charity marks 30 years of making a difference to the lives...

“I relied on others to contain my enthusiasm and keep it real, but we had this opportunity to create a more radical person-centred approach....

Salford Scientists uncover parasite link to lung cancer

Scientists at Salford University are investigating a link between lung cancer and a parasite which is dormant in millions of Britons. Toxoplasma gondii, a microscopic...

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...

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Unpublished work by Second World War codebreaker Alan Turing could aid development of better tests for early diagnosis of cancer and emerging diseases.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