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.
March 09, 2016
People over 40 in England are to be given more information about dementia to help improve early diagnosis of the condition, the health secretary said.
During their free NHS health check, patients will be told when they should report memory problems to their GP.
March 06, 2016
A new campaign to support you making good choices about health and wellbeing, and to help prevent diseases later in life.
March 04, 2016
Speakeasy is a newsletter produced by Different Voices, an inpatient mental health user involvement initiative at The Advocacy Project.
Ovarian Cancer Action fears too many mothers are putting work and family before their own health
According to new research, a growing number of women are failing to go the doctor with potentially life-threatening symptoms because they feel too busy with work or family commitments.