16 May 2019:
What is Mental Health Awareness Week? Why 2019’s theme is body image, and how to get involved
9 May 2019:
Call for poor and disabled to be given NHS fitness trackers
8 May 2019:
Nursing body failed to deal fairly with PIP assessment complaints, says regulator
2 May 2019:
Half of sick or disabled people on low incomes experienced food insecurity in 2016, study shows
1 May 2019:
Most GPs ill-equipped to diagnose one of the deadliest cancers
DUNSFOLD AERODROME, England - Had Ash Hall’s legs not been blown off in Afghanistan, the former British Army bomb disposal expert would not now be part of a team contemplating entering the Le Mans 24 Hours race.
A quarter of patients with bipolar disorder are being prescribed drugs which could make their symptoms worse, a new study has claimed.
A radical Parkinson's treatment that delivers a drug directly to the brain has been tested in people.
Barbie's new looks could help fight the stigma around physical disabilities.
‘Smiling depression’: it’s possible to be depressed while appearing happy – here’s why that’s particularly dangerous
The term “smiling depression” – appearing happy to others while internally suffering depressive symptoms – has become increasingly popular. Articles on the topic have crept up in the popular literature, and the number of Google searches for the condition has increased dramatically this year. Some may question, however, whether this is actually a real, pathological condition.
Surgeons have claimed a world first after carrying out a gene therapy operation to tackle the most common cause of sight loss in the UK.
The introduction of dozens of new accessibility-themed emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners.
More than 600 people a day leave their jobs because of the demands of being a carer, says research from a charity.
The Royal Shakespeare Company has unveiled plans to “level the playing field” for disabled actors by casting them in new productions in what one said marked “another massive crack in the glass ceiling”.
Genetically modified chickens lay eggs with cancer-killing chemicals inside lay eggs with cancer-killing chemicals inside
Genetically modified chickens that produce human proteins with anti-cancer effects in their eggs could provide a cost-effective way to produce drugs, research suggests.