Diabetes is described as the epidemic of the 21st Century, in the view of Roche Diabetes Care, who are using digital technology and data management to help patients, healthcare professionals and payers address this costly challenge
Vulnerable offenders with mental health, alcohol and substance abuse issues are addressing the underlying cause of their offending, as part of a pioneering scheme announced by Justice Secretary David Gauke today
A new study has revealed that muscular weakness is directly linked with disability later on in life, but exercise could help reduce the risk
New data published by Public Health England (PHE) show that deaths from hepatitis C-related end-stage liver disease have fallen by 11% in 2017 compared to the previous year
Javier Colado, SVP of International Sales at Everbridge shares his views on understanding and managing lone worker risk, with a focus on helping to keep people safe and businesses running.
Secretary General of the European Federation of Nurses Associations (EFN), Paul De Raeve explains how blockchain technology supports nurses in Europe where the continuity...
Mental health is one of the biggest causes of sickness absence in the UK, according to the Office for National Statistics. And a new white paper for employers, published by credit information provider Equifax, underlines the impact of financial worries on the mental health of workers
Sugar intake, particularly in children, is a hot topic in the media these days. However, government data suggests that children are still far exceeding the maximum recommended sugar consumption every day
The Office for National Statistics has today revealed that the number of drug-related deaths in England and Wales is the highest since records began, with opiate-based prescription painkiller Codeine claiming 20% more lives this year compared to last
The government has outlined plans to implement a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in order to tackle a shortage of donors
World’s second largest inter-governmental body and First Ladies from 16 African Nations deliver Africa cancer awareness event with and agree measures to combat the spread of cancer in Africa
Epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG), the major antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound in green tea, has been shown to reduce memory loss and improve learning triggered by a high fat and high fructose diet, according to latest research just published
CARMAT today confirms the announcement by the National Research Center for Cardiac Surgery on the successful transplant of a donor heart in the first international patient implanted with the CARMAT heart in October 2017
A simplified Universal Credits system now makes payments to one person per household, which can often leave victims of domestic abuse and their children entirely dependent on their attacker
According to latest research, nearly a third of children today aged two to 15 are classed as overweight or obese and younger generations are experiencing childhood obesity at earlier ages.
Today the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, has announced increased funding to support businesses that provide extra employment support for disabled people with the greatest barriers to work
The Blue Badge scheme has now been extended to cover people with hidden disabilities and is the biggest change to the system in the last 40 years.
England’s largest councils have backed government plans to introduce a cap on care – but warn that it must be fully-funded to avoid the collapse of services and care providers.
Home secretary, Sajid Javid has announced that medicinal products that derive from cannabis will be made available on prescription by Autumn.
The Government has today published plans to extend mental health provision in English schools and colleges, following a public consultation last year Reacting to the...