Women in England had predominantly negative experiences of childbirth during pandemic in 2020, survey...

Nearly half of parents in a national survey reported negative experiences of giving birth during the pandemic in 2020, with uncertainties about rapidly changing...

Treatment which ‘switches off’ cancer cells and limits growth, could make aggressive brain tumour...

Researchers believe they may have found a way to strengthen possible treatments for glioblastoma and reduce the speed at which the aggressive tumour progresses....

NHS leaders urge Government to revamp its living with Covid plan

The Government has been urged to revamp its ‘living with Covid’ plan as NHS leaders warn the government risks abandoning the health service in...

Dietary supplement could be too toxic, Manchester scientists warn

A dietary supplement sold over the counter could be toxic and should not be used until it is shown to be safe, biologists from...

Check your waist size and make sure it is under half of your height

People are being asked to measure their waste size and check that it is less than half of their height The National Institute for Health...

1 in 3 UK cancer patients diagnosed as emergencies, but not a ‘UK-only’ problem

More than a third of cancers in the UK are discovered after patients are rushed to hospital, one of the highest rates in comparable...

Exercise shown to release protein reducing bowel cancer risk

Experts have identified for the first time exactly how exercise can lower your risk of getting bowel cancer and slow the growth of tumours. Scientists...

Screen use soars among UK adults post-lockdown

New research warns that screen use significantly increased among adults during the COVID-19 lockdowns and has continued at a high rate since, highlighting the...

Breakthrough success of study using virtual reality (VR) to treat mental health problems trialled...

A national study, delivered by nine NHS Trusts, including Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) in Manchester, has found that automated virtual...

Manchester scientists help to reduce COVID-19 infection risks for the most vulnerable

Advanced computing expertise is being used to help ensure that hospice patients are better protected from COVID-19 following a pioneering study led by The...