November 14 2014
This year, World Diabetes Day (Friday 14 November), focuses on the importance of eating a healthy breakfast and its role in reducing the risk of people developing type 2 diabetes.
November 11 2014
As winter approaches, already stretched emergency health services come under increasing pressure, which is why it is very important to make sure people who are ill or injured use the right service.
October 24 2014
Maizie Mears-Owen, head of dementia at Care UK, comments on a new initiative which will see GPs receive £55 for every person who they diagnose with dementia.
October 23 2014
Almost nine million bones break every year due to osteoporosis – a condition which makes bones weak and prone to fracturing.
October 22 2014
Despite 26 million people worldwide living with schizophrenia, the condition is still hugely misunderstood, often trivialised and subject to a myriad of myths and misconceptions.
October 20 2014
Alzheimer’s Disease International has published a report showing that the risk of developing the symptoms of dementia can be modified through lifestyle changes.
October 15 2014
A wide ranging manifesto created by the Ready for Ageing Alliance is calling on the government and other policy makers to prepare for the challenges of an ageing population.
October 10 2014
Care UK has welcomed the announcement this week that waiting time targets are to be introduced for people with mental health problems in England.
October 6 2014
Sitting at a desk all day doesn’t seem a likely way to get a bad back but poor posture, stretching to reach equipment and not moving around can cause serious problems.
October 2 2014
Many young people are embarking on the adventure of leaving home for the first time and going to university. However, as well as being an exciting time, it can also be very unsettling and stressful.