New research shows that lack of awareness of the symptoms of mouth and oesophageal cancer means people wait much longer before visiting their GPs than people with symptoms of other cancers.
Researchers discover that global sodium consumption is far higher than is healthy
Researchers investigating whether children and young adults are exposed to advertising from major alcohol brands on the three most popular social networks - Facebook, YouTube and Twitter - find that some channels and brands don’t have, or use, age restrictions.
New study reveals that the ban on alcohol multi-buy promotions in Scotland did not reduce the amount of alcohol purchased25 Nov 2013
Researchers advocate for stronger measures to reduce alcohol-related harm in the UK
New research shows clear association between ACE inhibitors - drugs used to treat high blood pressure and heart disease - and acute kidney injury06 Nov 2013
These and similar drugs are the second most prescribed on the NHS
EPIC-Norfolk, a long-term study of health and ageing that recently celebrated its 20th birthday, provides researchers with a wealth of data. Annalijn Conklin, a PhD candidate in the Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), discusses what we can learn from the study about the impact of isolation, and a drop in quality of diet, on the older population.
A landmark longitudinal study of health in the community will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Norwich tomorrow (10 October). The research, which adds significantly to our knowledge of public health, relies on volunteers who consistently give their time to science.
Results from two major cohort studies, led by the University of Cambridge and supported by the Medical Research Council, reveal that the number of people with dementia in the UK is substantially lower than expected because overall prevalence in the 65 and over age group has dropped.