In order to reduce diabetes, the NHS has announced a trial experiment with 5,000 people with type 2 diabetes invited to follow a diet of 800 calories a day for three months.
In the news this week, the Bank of England is asking for the public to nominate a scientist to be the face of the new £50 note. Learn more.
In the news this week, Britain’s oldest football referee dies at the age of 91, a boy with Autism has received an award and a plane misses its runway!
Scientists at the University of Bristol are being funded to create robotic trousers for the elderly to assist with mobility.
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
A new study has suggested that there are five different types of diabetes, rather than the two that are currently recognised. This is the main headline in this week’s news round-up, which also includes a heart-warming story about a nurse being rewarded Read More
Eyesight can change dramatically as we get older. It is a natural part of the ageing process and eye muscles begin to weaken from around the age of 45. This can normally be well controlled with glasses or contact lenses, however many Read More
Summer has officially gone. The weather is starting to get a little colder, the mornings are darker and leaves are falling from the trees. Autumn has arrived, which means the winter and flu season isn’t too far away. According to the NHS, Read More
The main news this week focuses on reports which claim NHS workers are demanding a 3.9% pay rise. Unions representing NHS staff have written the chancellor to demand the pay rise, as well as an extra £800 to make up for the Read More