The death rate for patients who experienced what is normally a lower-risk heart attack...

The death rate for patients who experienced what is normally a lower-risk heart attack rose sharply during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, according...

Helping people get their five a day

Entertainment and leisure complex The Printworks is helping the people of Manchester get their five a day this summer with the launch of a...

5.5 million workers aged 50+ fear health concerns will curtail their working lives

More than five million workers over the age of 50 are concerned that health issues will prevent them from prolonging their working lives. That's according...

Seven-day hospital policy has not reduced weekend mortality, Manchester reveals study

The first study to test whether access to consultants and diagnostics at weekends reduces mortality has found no association with weekend death rates. The four...

Edwin Chadwick’s study 175 years on still rings true- Where you live still determines...

Research led by the University of Liverpool has revisited a study carried out 175 years ago by a Manchester born reformer which compared the...

Stepping Hill Hospital goes ‘Inner Space’ to diagnose patients with small bowel conditions

Stockport's Stepping Hill Hospital’s gastroenterology team are now going ‘inner space’ to help scan people for intestinal problems. An advanced ‘capsule endoscopy’ uses state-of-the-art technology to...

Manchester Royal Infirmary celebrates 50 years of kidney transplants

It’s 50 years since the first kidney transplant was performed at Manchester Royal Infirmary and the transplant team has organised an afternoon tea on...

MP’s call for ban on pre watershed junk food adverts

The Government must change the narrative around childhood obesity to make it clear that this is everyone's business, say the Health and Social Care...

Even breathing in low levels of pollution can affect the heart study finds

Researchers have found that people exposed to air pollution levels well within UK guidelines have changes in the structure of the heart, similar to...

Government launches its loneliness strategy

Doctors in England will be able to refer patients experiencing loneliness to community activities and voluntary services and postmen will drop in on lonely...