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.
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.
More than a third of patients at risk of developing type 2 diabetes avoided developing the condition after they were referred to a prevention programme delivered by Weight Watchers.
Significant weight loss could reverse type 2 diabetes, according to early findings from a new study looking at how nurse-led diet programmes in primary care can tackle the condition.
Hand grip strength could be used as a simple measure of heart health, according to UK researchers, who have found that a weak grip can be linked with changes in the heart’s structure and function.
An HIV/AIDS home test kit being sold in the UK may be producing false results, leading to warnings that people who have used the product should get checked at a sexual health clinic or GP practice.