New campaign launches as figures reveal halfthe sugar children consume in the North West...

Public Health England is encouraging parents across the North West to choose 100 calorie snacks instead of unhealthier options and keep them to a...

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...

Rochdale Consultant gets award for life-saving surgery in Ethiopia

Mr Tony Clayson, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at BMI The Highfield Hospital, Rochdale and who is an active member of Worsley Rotary, is being honoured...

Sex drug effective as heart failure treatment according to Manchester researchers

A drug used to treat erectile dysfunction has been found by University of Manchester scientists to slow or even reverse the progression of heart...

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...

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...

More deaths over Listeria outbreak

Public Health England have confirmed this afternoon that two more people have died after contracting listeria from pre packed sandwiches. The disclosure brings the number...

Make all confectionary, crisps and sugary drinks have plain packaging like tobacco says report

Sweets, crisps and sugary drinks need to be put on a level playing-field with fruit and vegetables if the UK is to win the...

Dramatic shift in drug use trends caused by growth of formerly legal highs says...

Drug support services need to adapt to the new substance use landscape as homeless users shun injecting drugs for smoking ‘Spice’, while those who...

The Safety Net for Older People Living at Home is Failing and in Urgent...

A new interim report from Age UK warns that that the safety net we expect to be there for us as we age, if...