22 May 2019
New research published today in the European Heart Journal has suggested that women are less likely receive bystander CPR or survive a cardiac arrest than men.
3 May 2019
Four million people under the age of 65 in the UK are living with untreated high blood pressure, according to new estimates we have produced.
1 April 2019
New analysis has shown that one person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes every three minutes in England and Wales.
20 March 2019
The Health Secretary Matt Hancock today urged a national debate on the ethics around genomic medicine, as he revealed that he has recently undergone a genetic test.
15 March 2019
High levels of dietary cholesterol, like those found in eggs, are linked to an increased risk of heart and circulatory disease, or even death, according to a new study published in JAMA.
11 March 2019
The health body Public Health England (PHE) has today published a review of evidence on how to improve air quality in the United Kingdom.
26 February 2019
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has issued an air pollution alert in response to worryingly poor air quality.
26 February 2019
The new ‘opt-out’ organ donation system has today passed its final parliamentary vote, meaning that everyone in England will soon be presumed to consent to donating their organs unless they register their decision to opt-out on the NHS organ donation register.
14 February 2019
Survival after a diagnosis of heart failure in the United Kingdom has shown only modest improvement in the 21st century and lags behind other serious conditions, such as cancer, finds a large study published by The BMJ today.