February 24, 2015
One million people have now signed up to be "dementia friends" in England, the Alzheimer's Society has announced.
February 16, 2015
Smoking potent cannabis was linked to 24% of new psychosis cases analysed in a new study.
February 15, 2015
Binge-drinking among young adults in Britain is continuing to fall, figures from the Office for National Statistics show
Research finds disease now leading cause of death in British women; many are also carers before succumbing themselves
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says doctors should take a leading role in encouraging their patients to do more exercise, and that it should be classed as a "wonder drug".
February 09, 2015
In the UK, 27,000 people under 25 have some form of arthritis. How do they cope with a disease usually linked to old age?
January 15, 2015
A lack of exercise could be killing twice as many people as obesity in Europe, a 12-year study of more than 300,000 people suggests.
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January 02, 2015
The arts are becoming a prominent focal point in the next wave of medical prescriptions. Find out how...
December 20, 2014
Unemployed over-50s will be offered "career reviews" and help using computers as part of plans to get more people in that age group into work.
December 16, 2014
Writer and broadcaster Joan Bakewell has interviewed her friend, the actress Prunella Scales, who has disclosed that she is living with dementia.