Scientists at the University of Bristol are being funded to create robotic trousers for the elderly to assist with mobility.
A new study has revealed that the number of elderly people aged 85 and over needing 24-hour care is set to double, and that the care system is now at breaking point.
In the headlines this week we’ve heard how drinking too much – or too little – may be linked to dementia with scientists sharing their thoughts.
Our main headline this week is that the supermarket chain Morrisons have introduced a weekly ‘quiet hour’ for shoppers with autism who struggle with music and noise.
In this week’s news roundup the NHS marks it’s 70th birthday, and across the world twelve boys in Thailand have been trapped in a cave, and could be for several months to come! Happy Birthday NHS The National Health Service (NHS) turned Read More
This week’s news looks at the budget rise which the NHS has received from Theresa May and a high court ruling which has refused a bid for gender neutral passports. In America, Donald Trump has promised to keep migrant families together after Read More
In the news this week, astronauts have found evidence that life could be present on Mars. In other news, Northern Ireland’s case to have their abortion law changed was dismissed and US celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has sadly died. Could There Be Read More
In the news this week; doctors are hoping for a blindness cure after miraculously restoring one patients sight. The people of Ireland prepare to vote on the abortion referendum today (May 25), which could mean an end to the abortion restrictions in Read More
Cancer patients are waiting longer than ever to start their live-saving treatment, according to research on patient waiting times for 2018. One of Britain’s favourite TV personalities Dame Barbara Windsor has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and London Mayor Sadiq Khan Read More
It’s a very Royal news round-up this week with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcoming their third child, and Prince Harry has announced who will be his best man at his wedding to Meghan Markle. In other news around the UK, Read More