Care home staff working on zero-hours contracts are more likely to have worse mental health levels than other staff in the health and social care sector, according to UK researchers.
It is “imperative” that patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes during their 20s, 30s and 40s receive significant support on optimising their treatment and self-management skills, warn researchers in light of a new study on mortality risk.
Women aged 55 and younger are twice as likely to suffer a heart attack or die young if they are moderately or severely depressed, a US study has found.
One in five young people who experience a venous thromboembolism will require psychotropic medication within five years, according to Danish nurse researchers.
Children with type 1 diabetes are almost five times more likely than others to be admitted to hospital for any reason, according to research in Wales.
Young people 'ignorant' of sexual healthSubscription
A survey of young people has revealed they have significant misconceptions and lack knowledge about sexually transmitted diseases and reproductive health.
Young people who have had cancer can suffer with severe exhaustion for months or even years after their treatment has ended, according to new UK research.
Yoga may improve symptoms for asthma patientsSubscription
Yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in patients with asthma, but its effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain, according to a study review.
Yoga may have health benefits for patients with chronic non-specific lower back pain, though the evidence is limited, according to a Cochrane review.
There is “promising evidence” that yoga is a potentially effective therapy improving cardiovascular health, according to researchers.