Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 12:19
NHS Western Isles is putting robots into the homes of people with dementia as part of a pilot scheme to help them to continue to live independently.
A relative or carer - potentially hundreds of miles away... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 10:12
Keeping mentally active by reading books or writing letters helps protect the brain in old age, a study suggests.
A lifetime of mental challenges leads to slower cognitive decline after factoring out dementia's... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 20 May 2013 10:12
The Community Sport Activation Fund is a £40 million Lottery revenue fund developed to support grassroots activity at a very local level. The Fund was designed in response to demand and will aim... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 14:01
Sport's role in helping us all get and stay healthy has been given a boost, as Sport England announced £5.8m of investments through its new Get Healthy Get Into Sport fund.
"If physical activity was... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:50
Get Cycling in Leicestershire!
Cycling is a fun way to get fit, save money on fuel and is a more environmentally friendly way to make everyday journeys. If you haven't cycled before or don't feel confident... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:41
Menus displaying the exercise needed to burn calories in meals can help people consume less, a US study suggests.
Diners given this extra information ordered and ate less calorific food than other customers,... Read More »