The National Child Measurement Programme found obesity rates in primary aged children have increased by 4.5% in two years.
Sarah Woolnough, CEO of Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation, reflects on landmark research undertaken by the charity ahead of World COPD Day, including the largest ever survey of people with COPD in the UK.
A new potential treatment and vaccine for Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by a team of UK and German scientists, using a different approach with amyloid beta protein.
Whole Genome Sequencing from a single blood test has been found to pick up over a third more cases of rare genetic disorders than standard tests do.
The number of people experiencing foot pain, numbness and tingling has increased and could indicate small fiber neuropathy.
The death rate from Parkinson’s disease has risen by 63% in the United States, according to a new study.
John Ramsay, Founder and Managing Director of Social-Ability, discusses what rising dementia cases mean for local authorities and social care spending.
Dandy-Walker Syndrome. What is it? What are the symptoms? What are the causes? What is the prognosis? Is it treatable?
Mirtazapine, an antidepressant drug given to dementia patients, has been found to be no more effective than a placebo and increases mortality.
Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, places the spotlight on osteogenesis imperfecta – toward future targeted, more effective therapy.
A new study, demonstrating how circadian rhythms in heart cells alter daily heart function, may explain why shift workers are vulnerable to heart complications.
A new study finds that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is 90% accurate at detecting disease causing variants in children with rare diseases.
Dr Campbell Rogers, Chief Medical Officer at HeartFlow, examines how the healthcare industry can best prepare to combat heart disease in a post-pandemic environment.
Dr Deborah Lee, Dr Fox Online Pharmacy, shares her tips on how to naturally lower your cholesterol levels without using medication.
The World Health Organisation has recently authorised a malaria vaccine, RTS,S/AS01, which has been successful in pilot schemes launched in 2019.
Professor Carlos Aguiar, Chair of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Communication Committee and spokesperson for Heart Failure, outlines the 2021 ESC guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure.
Pascale V Guillot from University College London, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women’s Health, explains stem cell and gene therapy to treat osteogenesis imperfecta, but is this hype or hope?
This article describes how the collaboration inspires healthy behaviour change so critical in the prevention of type 2 diabetes and the management of all types of diabetes.
According to a Californian study, people over the age of 40 with type 1 diabetes are likely to experience severe COVID - leading to hospitalisation or death.
Captain Casey Barton Behravesh of the U.S. Public Health Service, and Director of the CDC One Health Office highlights the CDC’s efforts to nationally and internationally prevent zoonotic diseases.