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Diagnosing depression in people with intellectual disabilities

Diagnosing depression in people with intellectual disabilities

Stress alters immunity

Stress alters immunity

New Welsh research centre to improve understanding of the psychosocial factors that influence illness, disease, recovery

New Welsh research centre to improve understanding of the psychosocial factors that influence illness, disease, recovery

Secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease among non-smokers by as much as 60 percent

Secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart disease among non-smokers by as much as 60 percent

The fee that British GP's receive for completing Factual Reports will rise from £17 to £32

The fee that British GP's receive for completing Factual Reports will rise from £17 to £32

Small and medium sized UK businesses have little or no access to occupational health physicians

Small and medium sized UK businesses have little or no access to occupational health physicians

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a leading cause of disability in the elderly

Meningococcal disease: peak season warning

Meningococcal disease: peak season warning

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

World is currently facing a twin epidemic of obesity and type 2 diabetes in young people

Australia will have some of the most graphic tobacco health warnings in the world

Australia will have some of the most graphic tobacco health warnings in the world

Most Alzheimer's drugs don't work

Most Alzheimer's drugs don't work

Friends of the Earth criticises EU for failing to protect the environment and human health

Friends of the Earth criticises EU for failing to protect the environment and human health

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

£126.5 million in disability benefits unclaimed

£126.5 million in disability benefits unclaimed

Lead author of Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy to testify before congress on disability policy

Lead author of Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy to testify before congress on disability policy

Delayed brain development and its interaction with puberty key to learning difficulties

Delayed brain development and its interaction with puberty key to learning difficulties

2,000 leading researchers, neurologists, cardiologists and others specialists will explore the advancements in research and treatment of Stroke

2,000 leading researchers, neurologists, cardiologists and others specialists will explore the advancements in research and treatment of Stroke

More than half of head and neck cancer patients disabled by cancer or by cancer treatment

More than half of head and neck cancer patients disabled by cancer or by cancer treatment

Pacific Island nations have among the highest traffic-related death tolls in the world

Pacific Island nations have among the highest traffic-related death tolls in the world

New centre of excellence to develop stem cell treatments for diabetes and diseases of the brain

New centre of excellence to develop stem cell treatments for diabetes and diseases of the brain