Government is considering ban on sale of energy drinks to children

The Government has announced that it is considering a ban on energy drinks for children. The ban would apply to drinks that contain more than...

Manchester’s children are treating their way to a sugary timebomb

Children in Manchester are eating more than their recommended daily sugar intake - in sweet treats alone. Research to mark Sugar Awareness Week shows kids...

Greater Manchester researchers set to receive over £2 million funding from Cancer Research UK

GREATER MANCHESTER scientists are set to benefit from one of the biggest funding grants ever awarded by Cancer Research UK.

Just one bottle of wine a week can increase the risk of cancer

A new study says that moderate levels of drinking, e.g. one bottle of wine per week can put people at risk of cancer, particularly breast...

It’s time to recognise air pollution as an occupational health hazard

The British Safety Council has launched a report ‘Impact of air pollution on the health of outdoor workers’ which provides compelling evidence to recognize...

HPV vaccine could prevent over 100,000 cancers

Estimates suggest that the HPV vaccine programme will lead to the prevention of over 64,000 cervical cancers and nearly 50,000 non-cervical cancers by 2058. From...

More than a billion fewer cigarettes smoked each year as people ditch the cigs

According to a study commissioned by Cancer Research Uk, around 1.4 billion fewer cigarettes are being smoked every year. Between 2011 and 2018, average monthly...

Record numbers beating breast cancer in the UK

More than 130,000 UK breast cancer deaths have been avoided in the last 30 years, according to new Cancer Research UK analysis to mark...

NHS reveals worst ever emergency performance

The last perfromance Statistics from NHS England to be released before the election shows that one in six patients waited longer than four hours...

Baby sleep expertise leads to new bedsharing advice

Research by baby sleep experts at Durham University has led to new international guidance on bedsharing. In the new protocol, breastfeeding mothers and babies are...