Research suggests statins could lower ovarian cancer risk

In the UK, ovarian cancer is the sixth most common cancer in females. A new study has found evidence to suggest that statins could...

First coronavirus food parcels for most vulnerable leave a bad taste in the mouth

Rochdale council are taking steps to improve the quality of the government food parcels for people most at risk from coronavirus after the first...

Hotels providing emergency NHS accommodation ‘risking lives’ with lack of Covid19 safety

Hotels providing accommodation for NHS staff, acting as Covid19 isolation centres or providing emergency housing during the crisis, are ‘risking lives’ by failing to...

Government is urged to reopen gyms as exercise can combat the curse of mental...

With fears that gyms may be among the last areas of the economy to reopen ukactive has published the recommended operational framework for gyms,...

University of Oxford researchers have begun recruiting for the next phase in human trials...

The phase I trial in healthy adult volunteers began in April. More than 1,000 immunisations have been completed and follow-up is currently ongoing. The next...

Investment in addiction treatment needed in Manchester more than ever in wake of COVID-19 

The full extent of the challenges Greater Manchester faces with alcohol and drugs have been explored in a new report. And the authors are calling...

COVID-19 brain complications found across the globe

Cases of brain disease linked to COVID-19 are occurring across the globe, a new review by University of Liverpool researchers has shown. Published in The Lancet...

Pandemic leaves 1.1m teenagers unhappy with their lives

Nearly 1 in 5 children aged 10-17 in the UK – the equivalent of 1.1m – have reported being unhappy with their lives as...

Routine HIV tests to be offered across Greater Manchester

Routine HIV tests are to be offered across Greater Manchester for the first time, thanks to a new sexual health service. The move is expected...

HIV Has Changed Campaign

The HIV Has Changed campaign launches today, in Manchester and About Manchester is please to support the event. Join us at 2pm today if...