Appeal for Blood donors over Xmas

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is urging people in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester to give blood this December to ensure blood...

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...

Manchester Research reveals why obese mothers less likely to breastfeed

Obese women are less likely to breastfeed according to a review of 20 research papers by health psychologists and midwives from The University of...

A diabetes drug could help millions living with heart and circulatory disease

New research being  presented at the  in Manchester today has found that metformin,a cheap drug routinely used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, could help...

“Manchester obesity levels on the rise, as it ranks 4th globally for highest number...

Recent analysis by online home rental company Spotahome has revealed Manchester ranks as the city with the 4th highest number of fast food outlets in the world. Spotahome...

Children who spend more than half an hour online twice as likely to...

YOUNG children who spent more than half an hour a day online were almost twice as likely to pester their parents for junk food,...

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...

Study- IVF birthweights at St Mary’s have increased over 25 years

A new study led by University of Manchester scientists has revealed that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary’s Hospital...

Ozone layer depletion has led to a generation suffering from irreparable skin damage –...

Over the past 30 years, humans have made progress in stopping damage to the ozone layer by curbing the use of certain chemicals. But according...

Shining a light on suicide

Rugby League legend Danny Sculthorpe opened up to a group of construction workers in a bid to shine a light on suicide. The former England...