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Unpublished work by Second World War codebreaker Alan Turing could aid development of better tests for early diagnosis of cancer and emerging diseases.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

Manchester Hospital to become the UK’s largest donor sperm bank

Saint Mary’s Hospital has announced a unique collaboration with US company Fairfax Cryobank to establish a new base for storing and distributing donor sperm from Manchester...

Hale mum backs stand up to cancer campaign

A HALE mum-of-two, who found out she had cancer in August, is rallying people in Greater Manchester and Cheshire to take part in Stand...

DJ to play 48 hour long radio show for Survivors Manchester and needs your...

DJ Sam Thompson, 22, is preparing to take to the decks for two days straight to raise awareness of male rape and sexual violence...