Medicine - Oct 23
Lack of awareness of the full services that dentists offer and an expectation of long waiting times for appointments are among the reasons that 380,000 people in the UK visited their doctor with a dental problem last year, needlessly adding to GP appointment waiting times. A new study, by Cardiff University and Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, which interviewed adults across the UK, found several common reasons why people make GP appointments instead of seeing a dentist.
Medicine - Oct 23
Medicine

A 'brain training' app developed at the University of Cambridge could help people who suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) manage their symptoms, which may typically include excessive handwashing and contamination fears.

Medicine - Oct 22

Scientists have created an artificial intelligence system that could help treat patients with sepsis.

Medicine - Oct 22

Treating the prostate with radiotherapy alongside standard treatment led to an 11 per cent increase in survival for some men with advanced prostate cancer, a study at the MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL has found.

Environment - Oct 22

The relationship between climate change, environmental degradation and modern slavery needs to be better understood in order for the interconnected crisis to be tackled, according to a new report.

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