A third of people would want to know they have Alzheimer’s 15 years before symptoms

Over a third of people would want to know they had Alzheimer's disease 15 years before symptoms show, according to new findings from Alzheimer's...

British medics in Samoa among the humanitarian heroes of 2019

International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the UK’s ‘humanitarian heroes’ - the thousands of aid workers working overseas who have helped millions of...
Cancer patient, Cancer Research UK

Blood test can quickly match advanced breast cancer patients to targeted treatments

A blood test can help identify rare mutations in advanced breast cancer, which may enable patients to access effective treatments more quickly in the...

UK charity for seriously ill children launches new end of life guides for professionals

Together for Short Lives, the UK’s children’s palliative care charity, has launched two new essential End of Life Guides to help families get the...

Heart failure hospital admissions rise by a third in five years

Heart failure admissions have reached record levels in England, rising from 65,025 in 2013/14 to 86,474 in 2018/19 - a 33 per cent increase....

Blood pressure pills may work better at bedtime

Taking blood pressure medication at bedtime, rather than in the morning, lowers the risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to research published in...

Government announces Bill to improve access to new treatments

Alzheimer's Research UK has responded to an announcement that could see new legislation aimed at providing faster access to medicines. The Medicines and Medical...

Millions to benefit from £10M national cardiovascular data science centre

The British Heart Foundation has launched the BHF Data Science Centre, alongside Health Data Research UK (HDRUK), which will deliver the data and data...

Foodservice charity urges Government to do more to stop holiday hunger

National Food & Activity foundation charity Meals & More continues to warn that vital community-based holiday clubs providing square meals for millions of disadvantaged children...

Improved NHS care for Parkinson’s, MS and MND to save 2,500 hospital trips

People living with brain and nerve conditions like Parkinson's could benefit from quicker diagnosis and better-coordinated care as part of a new NHS initiative,...

MS Society supporters deliver letter to No. 10, urging PM to change PIP

More than 21,000 people have signed an open letter demanding the government makes urgent changes to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) after a recent survey...

Couple speak of their pride of ‘making a difference’ during Barnardo’s Fostering Week

As part of Barnardo’s Fostering Week campaign, Belfast couple Colin & Sharon Jamison are sharing their story, of what it’s been like to be...

Up to £20,000 in funding available for local projects

Local charities and good causes are being encouraged to apply for funding of over £3million that has been raised by the players of People's...

Military charity gets tough on Blue Monday with launch of mental health training

Families of serving RAF personnel and veterans who are finding life tough will be offered unique training to help them identify, and deal with,...

Scottish brothers land world records after 35 days at sea

Three brothers from Scotland have set three world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days, nine hours and nine minutes. The trio,...
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