December 20, 2016
Death rates from cancer in the UK will fall by 15% by 2035 thanks to advances in research, diagnosis and treatment, with more Britons living longer after their diagnosis, the charity Cancer Research UK predicts.
December 14, 2016
People drink more alcohol in December than in any other month and we know that drinking heavily can lower inhibitions and influence the decisions you make. It's possible to enjoy the festive season without putting your health at risk if you follow The Alcohol Service's safer partying advice
December 13, 2016
Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness rates.
December 08, 2016
Older people should consider working until their 70s for the good of their health, the chief medical officer will pronounce today in new advice to today's baby boomers.
Prof Dame Sally Davies will tell those aged 50 to 70 that they are better off staying in work, or else taking up new hobbies to keep physically and mentally active in retirement.
December 06, 2016
Residents are being encouraged to check their smoke alarms and fit one if they haven't already done so. The advice, from the London Fire Brigade (LFB), comes after a recent fire in Shepherd's Bush started by a faulty tumble drier.
December 01, 2016
Millions of people around the world will come together today to celebrate World Aids Day.
After 30 years of fighting the virus around 90,000 people live with it in the UK, according to Public Health England.
November 30, 2016
Fill in this online survey to help NHS Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group evaluate and, where appropriate, re-design their community Dermatology GP with Special Interest and Minor Surgery service.
November 14, 2016
For the next three years PDT and seven partner organisations will be funded by the National Lottery (£1.8 million) and ESF London Councils (£900, 000) to support those who struggle to find jobs and training to get into paid work. The projects will cover large parts of West, North and Central London.
November 14th is World Diabetes Day.
The number of adults with diabetes in the UK has risen by more than 1.5 million in the past decade to more than 4.5 million, including an estimated 1 million who have type 2 diabetes but do not know it.
Macmillan Cancer Support and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are working together to deliver a better experience for people with cancer in north west London.