April 28, 2016
"Mindfulness uses techniques such as meditation to help people overcome depression REX Therapy based on the controversial concept of 'mindfulness' works as well as some anti-depressant drugs, according to a major new study.
April 21, 2016
Being lonely and socially isolated can increase a person's risk of heart disease or stroke, new research suggests.
The effect loneliness has on the heart is similar to that seen in people who suffer anxiety or have stressful jobs, experts found.
To ensure that social care continues to support vulnerable people, society as a whole must understand how social care works, recognise its value, understand the challenges it faces, and share the responsibility for driving the sector forward.
April 14, 2016
If you're aged 90 years or over and live in Westminster, join your Council for a tea party on Monday 13th June to celebrate The Queen's 90th birthday.
There are 50 spaces courtesy of Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill.
April 12, 2016
Make May Purple is the Stroke Association's annual stroke awareness month, taking place every May. Individuals show their support for those who have been affected by a stroke and help to raise awareness.
'Mental Health Awareness Week 2016 takes place on 16 to 22 May with the theme of 'relationships'. This year Mental Health Awareness week is celebrating the connections, the relationships, the people that add to our wellbeing and protect and sustain our mental health.
April 06, 2016
World Health Organisation warns that potentially life-threatening diabetes is now four times more common than it was in 1980.
Governments around the world must act to ensure people can make healthier food choices, says the World Health Organisation.
April 04, 2016
The CQC is asking older people to speak up and share their experiences of care as part of its "Worked up? Speak Up" campaign. By providing the CQC with feedback, confidentially if you wish, you will help improve the overall quality of care in England.
March 16, 2016
In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives and it is the most common cancer in men. Prostate Cancer UK is the largest men's health charity and they aim to help more men survive prostate cancer and enjoy a better quality of life
March 10, 2016
Researchers at Loughborough University set out to investigate how exercising and restricting diet changed a woman's physical and behavioural responses to food. They found that participants in the study who exercised ate less than those who dieted.