18/05/2015Number of cancelled operations rise in England
Over 20,000 NHS operations were cancelled at the last minute during the first quarter of 2015. It signals the worst performance in a decade.
More than 20,000 operations were cancelled
NHS England...23/04/2015NHS dominates election 2015 campaigns
The NHS continues to dominate the general election 2015 as party leaders focus on one of the biggest issues for voters.
The NHS grabs the headlines during the election
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt...27/03/2015Cereal fibre can help you live longer
People who eat whole grains are more likely to live longer than those who eat little or no grains, a US study has suggested.
Some cereals contain a high level of whole grain
More than 110,000 American...16/03/2015Inactivity in children promotes couch potato lifestyle
Children who live a sedentary life when younger are more likely to become a couch potato during their adult life, research suggests.
A sedentry lifestyle can lead to obesity
A study researched the TV...09/03/2015Eating nuts reduces risk of heart disease
Eating nuts can reduce the risk of developing and dying from cardiovascular disease, according to research from the USA.
Peanuts may help the health of your heart
The study, which analysed more than...09/02/2015Drinking red wine 'could help burn fat'
Drinking red wine or grape juice could help you lose weight by slowing the growth of fat cells, according to researchers in America.
Wine could help burn fat in the liver
The study was conducted by...02/12/2014ActiveQuote Win Prestigious ‘Fastest Growing Firm in Cardiff’ Award
ActiveQuote, the health and protection insurance comparison website, have won the ‘Fastest Growing Firm in Cardiff’ award at the prestigious 2014 Wales Fast Growth 50 awards ceremony.
...25/09/2014Eating five-a-day linked to better mental health
Fruit and vegetable consumption could improve your mental wellbeing as well as boosting your physical health, according to a new study.
Vegetables can improve your mental wellbeing
A study published...22/08/2014Cancer to replace cardiovascular disease as biggest killer
Cancer will overtake cardiovascular disease such as heart and stroke as the UK’s biggest killer, according to scientists’ predictions.
A decline in smoking could reduce cardiovascular deaths...12/08/2014Animal venom could fight cancer
Animal venom from bees, snakes and scorpions could be used to combat cancer after successful trials showed that the toxins can kill tumours.
Snake venom could be used to fight cancer