Tag Archives: Conditions
26 August 2012 Last updated at 19:58 ET A centre for research into genetics at Edinburgh University is to benefit from almost £60m of funding.
22 November 2011 Last updated at 06:19 ET The number of extra deaths last winter in England and Wales was virtually unchanged from the previous year, according to official statistics. The Office for National Statistics data compares the number of deaths during the winter months with the average in other parts of the year
6 September 2011 Last updated at 23:39 ET By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News Women who enjoy an alcoholic drink in the evening tend to be healthier as they move into old age, research shows.
25 July 2011 Last updated at 19:02 ET By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News The NHS is poorly prepared to treat obese patients, an analysis of patient safety records suggests. The Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Trust team reviewed nearly 400 cases submitted to the National Patient Safety Agency to identify what mistakes were being made. The researchers highlighted a range of issues, including problems with drug doses, ventilation and surgery
28 May 2011 Last updated at 20:11 ET By Michelle Roberts Health reporter, BBC News Car manufacturer Ford is developing a car seat for older drivers that keeps a check on their heart. With more of its customers now falling into the over-65 age bracket, it says it makes “good business sense” to focus on the health of its drivers