Childhood is a window of opportunity to tackle obesity before the damage it causes is irreversible, according to a scientific statement by experts on heart disease and childhood obesity published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
The National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit (NOGCA) has published a report on Socioeconomic differences in the impact of oesophago-gastric cancer on survival in England which looks at the relative survival among 39,167 patients diagnosed between April 2013 and March 2017.
Mid Yorkshire Teaching NHS Trust has just started the first UK pilot evaluation of nasal photodisinfection for the prevention of surgical site infections.
Nearly half of healthcare professionals in the UK (46%) say their mental health is worse now than it was during the pandemic, and three quarters (75%) feel the Government is not doing enough to help healthcare professionals with mental health issues.
9.1 million people will be living with major illness by 2040, 2.5 million more than in 2019, according to a new report published by the Health Foundation.
HSIB’s latest report recommends changes to the packaging and labelling of implants used in patients undergoing haemodialysis, to reduce the risk of the incorrect one being inserted.
In children with suspected sinusitis, a nasal swab to test for three types of bacteria can tell whether antibiotics are likely to be effective or not, according to a new JAMA study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC.
Research at UCLH and UCL aims to validate a rapid brain imaging (MRI) protocol for the diagnosis and monitoring of Alzheimer's disease - which would make it possible to acquire scans in just five minutes instead of 20 to 30 minutes.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has launched its three-year strategy to combat both new and re-emerging threats and to protect health security.
A new Cancer Research UK-funded study aims to shed light on the variation in breast cancer across different ethnic minority groups.
Figures published by NHS England show that 2023 is another strong year for recruitment to medical specialty training when compared to the same time last year.
Findings from a survey of more than 36,000 people who used NHS urgent and emergency care services in September 2022 show that many people had a worse experience than in previous years – particularly those treated in an A&E type department.
Scottish health board uses a mobile app and digital platform to improve communication between patients and clinical teams and make the best possible use of clinic and theatre capacity.
Kay Miller, PhD, CMgr, FCMI is an experienced charity CEO with over 20 years' senior management expertise in the scientific learned society and membership organisation sector. Kay began her engagement with the IPS as Interim Managing Director from July 2023.
A young gastroenterologist who has spearheaded trainee programmes for aspiring doctors in his field has won a national leadership award.
New research from the Royal College of Anaesthetists and University College London shows that while some progress is being made in improving perioperative care for patients undergoing major surgery, more focus is needed on ensuring all patients receive an individualised risk assessment, effective postoperative pain management and support with DRinking, EAting and Mobilising (also known as DREAMING) within 24 hours of surgery.
The government’s New Hospital Programme (NHP) has experienced delays and is expected to deliver just 32 of the intended target of 40 new hospitals by 2030, according to a new National Audit Office report (NAO).
Innovate UK is opening a £6m Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) dementia biomarker tools competition on 24 July. The competition was announced by the Co-Chairs of the government’s dementia mission, Nadeem Sarwar and Hilary Evans, at an event hosted by the Office for Life Sciences at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Amsterdam.