December 14 2017
Recent research confirms the growing bank of evidence that marriage gives some protection from dementia.
December 12 2017
Out of hours health experts are encouraging patients to put more than mince pies and turkey on their wish list as we prepare for a week of fun and festivities.
December 6 2017
New research shows that people living with dementia benefit from being connected with their local community. At Care UK, teams are working to develop these crucial links.
December 5 2017
Suffolk and North East Essex are just two of the places in the country trying to improve awareness of diabetes.
November 30 2017
At the end of Men’s Health Awareness Month Ade Adeniyi, Care UK’s men’s health expert, looks at six simple ways all men, and the partners who support them, can help to improve their health.
November 28 2017
New research from the US has found a link between the sleep disorder obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer’s disease.
November 23 2017
A new study into the UK’s tooth brushing habits reveals a disturbing trend of poor oral hygiene habits that are a major contributor to the pressure on NHS budgets.
November 21 2017
November is National Men’s Health Awareness Month and Care UK’s men’s health expert is encouraging his fellow men to address something they don’t like to talk about, yet all agree it is a killer: men’s mental health.
November 16 2017
Heart disease (including heart attack and stroke) is still the leading cause of death amongst men. Lifestyle factors, like smoking or not getting enough exercise, mean many people have unhealthy hearts, which means their ‘heart age’ is older than their physical age.
November 14 2017
Many health experts are now saying that the UK has a problem with alcohol. They claim alcohol is the biggest risk factor for death, ill-health and disability for people aged 15-49, and the fifth biggest threat to health for all ages of people.