Life expectancy across the world is growing, but the number of those extra years in which we’re healthy is not rising at the same rate.
Over the past 25 years, the number of cancer cases that are most common in men (prostate) and women (breast) has jumped. Prostate cancer has tripled, while breast cancer has doubled since 1990. This upward trend is true globally across 188 countries, regardless of income levels.
Comic book superheroes are being used to help children understand more about older relatives suffering from chronic pain, in an innovative project.
A Northumbria University lecturer has been jointly awarded the prestigious Advancing Healthcare award for his work to improve access to health services for people with learning disabilities.