Action on female genital mutilation hampered by lack of information says Greater Manchester report

THE TRUE scale of female genital mutilation (FGM) in England and Wales is not being properly investigated because of a lack of consistent, high-quality...

UK breast cancer deaths ‘set to rise by 2022’, new analysis shows

Following decades of survival progress, the rising incidence of breast cancer is set to see the total number of UK women dying from the...

Cancer Research UK launches new obesity awareness campaign in Manchester

A new campaign is being launched today by Cancer Research UK to raise awareness of the link between obesity and cancer. It coincides with...

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...

Could the next anti-cancer drug be made from seafood?

THE HUMBLE cockle is being linked to future anti-cancer drugs after trials carried out in the UK. Biomedical scientists at the University of Salford found...

NHS needs to keep staff happy if it is to thrive for another 70...

In the wake of the NHS anniversary celebrations, a think-tank has found that an engaged and happy workforce is the key the NHS thriving...

Body clock could be key to better Asthma treatment

The human body clock could have a significant impact on the way doctors are able to diagnose and treat asthma, according to new research. Study...

Greater Manchester Stands Together in Remembrance of 1,279 Lives Lost to Suicide

Greater Manchester will join a global initiative to mark World Suicide Prevention Day with an inaugural public candlelit vigil, hosted by the Salford mental...

New survey shows Manchester is one of the worst areas in the UK for...

A new survey across the UK of over 60s indicates that low levels of awareness of heart valve disease may prevent elderly people from...

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...