24th Feb 2015
Lord Crisp, who is heading up a new inquiry into mental health, says funding and beds is not the answer for mental health services.
A study suggests eating peanut products as a baby cuts risk of peanut allergy.BBC News
The government has launched a major drive to tackle dementia in the UK.OnMedica
Research find regular use of saunas gives protection from heart attacks, strokes and other conditions.The Guardian
New study finds nearly a third of adults in Wales struggle to cope with pain and symptoms of long-term health conditions.BBC News
23rd Feb 2015
The WHO approves the first rapid blood test for Ebola.
Use of MRI scans in children with suspected ischaemic stroke could significantly accelerate the process and improve outcomes.The Guardian
According to Monitor, NHS foundation trusts are £321m in deficit.BBC News
A recent survey suggests parents find bedtime the most stressful part of the day.The Guardian
The WHO has announced smart syringes will be used for injections by 2020.BBC News
20th Feb 2015
Scientists say drug-resistant malaria poses an 'enormous threat' to global health.
Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust has been placed into special measures after being rated 'inadequate' by CQC.Health Service Journal
A study finds sunlight continues to damage skin hours after leaving the beach.BBC News
A leaked report says child mental health services in England must be prioritised more.BBC News
A new report for Alzheimer's Society says dementia care is still 'inadequate' three years after government launched dementia challenge.Health Service Journal
Official figures show a significant increase in male suicides in the UK since 2007.The Telegraph
Experts criticise global progress towards tackling obesity.OnMedica