Posted: Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:44
CCGs' interactive guide supports new parents
An interactive online guide for parents and carers of children aged from birth to five years has been produced by NHS West Leicestershire, NHS East Leicestershire... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:41
Report - Fergus Walsh Medical correspondant BBC News
Let me confess. I love sugar.
I don't have it in tea or coffee, but I'm partial to biscuits, cakes, sweets and fruit juice, which are packed with the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 May 2014 15:09
A clear direction in life has health benefits, say researchers
Having a sense of purpose may add years to your life, regardless of what the purpose is, research suggests.
Not only does it contribute to healthy... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:31
A new online map of England and Wales allows people to enter their postcode and find their community's risk of developing 14 conditions, such as heart disease and lung cancer.
The map presents population-wide... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:05
UK scientists say they have found a way of diagnosing different types of bowel disease by testing the smells given off by patients' stools.
The test analyses the chemical compounds emitted and recognises... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:34
A ban on smoking in cars carrying children in England will come into force before the next general election, which is due in 2015, No 10 has said.
Ministers plan to act on last night's vote "sooner rather... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Jan 2014 12:40
Fruit and vegetables and whole-grains might be an unlikely treatment for asthma according to animal studies.
Tests on mice, published in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that a high-fibre diet could... Read More »