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 with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely than other women to have an autistic child, according to an analysis of NHS data carried out by Cambridge University.
Women want more support and advice from health professionals about flu and whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy, according to a new survey of recent mothers and pregnant women.
Women are not being treated “appropriately” when it comes to gynaecological health, with some facing a lack of dignity and respect, or difficulty getting information and referrals, according to MPs.
Fewer of the thousands of women who experience a heart attack each year would die if they were given the same treatments as men, according to researchers in the UK and Sweden.
A healthcare assistant put his lifesaving training to good use after successfully performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation while on holiday – despite “having some cocktails”.
Falling numbers of asthma deaths, hospital admissions and prevalence have not changed regional and socio-economic variations in the condition, according to researchers.
Health professionals must remain vigilant about tuberculosis, even in low-incidence settings, the World Health Organization has warned.
Funding for the delivery of respiratory care is set to be “rebalanced” in Wales away from hospitals and towards specialist nurses working in the community, according to a plan to reduce variation.
A new £100m fund intended to “transform” the way health and social services are delivered by staff in Wales, via “new models of seamless care”, has been welcomed by the Royal College of Nursing.