So how dirty is the Manchester air?

Mancunians and Salfordians may be breathing in air that could condemn them to an early death as research shows that forty four UK cities...

Abi’s story shows why today is bleak Friday for UK homeless young people

Abi from Manchester became homeless as a teen after her mum died and her relationship with her dad became hostile and she became worried...

Salford Royal cancer patient Stephen ‘owes his life to research’

A Salford Royal cancer patient who volunteered to take part in a study says he owes his life to research. Stephen Roberts was diagnosed with...

Sweet Dreams As Bed Maker Raises £5000 for Children’s Hospital

Wythenshawe-based Kids Funtime Beds has raised over £5,000.00 for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and celebrated by providing one of its patients with a bed of...

Manchester researchers find that swapping just an hour of sitting for exercise can boost...

Swapping just one hour of sitting every day for even the most moderate of exercise could significantly boost older people’s health, researchers have found. Men and...

Think again to visit A&E urge doctors as under pressure hospitals are hit by...

North Manchester General A&E hashad its busiest ever week as under pressure A&E doctors are urging the public to take care of themselves during...

North-South chronic ‘pain divide’ evident in England

England has a North-South ‘pain divide’, with a geographical split in the prevalence and intensity of chronic pain and the use of opioids, a...

Poorest dying nearly ten years younger than the rich in “deeply worrying” trend

The gap between the life expectancy of the richest and poorest sectors of society in England is increasing according to research out this week. The...

Healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce...

Study explores how technology can help prompt positive memories for people with depression

Researchers have provided a crucial first step towards understanding how computing technology could be used to help people with depression remember happy memories. Improving the...