North west prostate cancer referrals plummeted by 25% during the COVID-19 pandemic, prompting serious concern over thousands of ‘missing men’
‘They don’t want to feel stigmatised’: One in three Manchester Parkinson’s victims hide their symptoms
Over one third of people with Parkinson’s in the North West feel the need to hide their symptoms, according to new research.
Tony Lloyd’s commitment to addressing air pollution could extend life expectancy in Mancunians, according to a University of Manchester academic.
Minister for Life Sciences George Freeman has suggested that people should be forced to pay extra for their unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks in order to tackle obesity. MM takes to the streets to find out Manchester’s opinion of a potential sugar tax.
‘Devastating’ global impact of parasitic worms and allergies may be eradicated thanks to Manchester Uni study
Parasitic worms and allergies have a ‘devastating’ impact on the lives of billions around the globe – but now the University of Manchester is taking steps to tackle our currently ‘limited’ understanding of these conditions and how to treat them.
Flushing away ignorance: Giant loo roll rumbles through Man City stadium to ‘lift lid’ on bowel cancer
A giant toilet roll is coming to Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium – and it’s all in the name of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month as it aims to ‘Lift the Lid’ on the fatal disease.
A disease that threatens the existence of at least 200 species of frog is currently being studied at Manchester University with the hope of eventually finding a way to combat this amphibian killer.
Manchester’s cat owners are urged to vaccinate their felines before they catch life-long herpes and infect other cats, after the RSPCA Manchester & Salford branch save a kitten from an overinfested house rife with the virus.
Shocking findings show that heartburn occurring regularly can be a sign of stomach cancer, which can be fatal if diagnosed too late – sufferers are being urged to visit their doctors as part of a new campaign by health experts.
A patient ‘with a history of travel to West Africa’ is being tested for Ebola at North Manchester General Hospital.
Just one in five men in the North West get their five a day, placing the region second worst in the country, according to a new study by the Health and Social Care Information Centre.