Usher Syndrome is a rare genetic or inherited progressive condition that affects hearing, vision and balance. It was discovered by Scottish Ophthalmologist Charles Usher in 1914. To date there is no cure.
Sunscreen brand, SunSense, has this week completed a nationwide tour of the UK with the aim of encouraging the public to think twice about tanning.
Knowing your multiplication tables and how to properly word a letter are one thing, but too few schools in Britain are actively testing fitness levels in children, as discussed in a statement released by non-profit health body ukactive.
This autumn, Canary Wharf restaurant Plateau will team up with Neon Fuel, a London-based street dance and travel company to hold monthly Fierce Heels dance brunches.
According to research from Gocompare.com travel insurance, half (50%) of UK adults who’ve travelled abroad wrongly believe that an EHIC entitles them to free emergency medical care anywhere in Europe and a further 5% believe that entitlement extends to the anywhere in the World.
Medical Research Council (MRC) scientists have developed a new approach to speed up MRI scans for those who cannot hold their breath.
Sugar sweetened drinks may give rise to nearly 2 million diabetes cases over 10 years in the US and 80,000 in the UK.
Scientists have identified a single blood protein that may indicate the development of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) years before symptoms appear, a disorder that has been associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
Eating up to 100g of chocolate every day is linked to lowered heart disease and stroke risk, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Women smoking while pregnant could impact male babies differently to female babies because of the way it affects the liver, according to new research.
According to the U.K.’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE), working at heights is still one of the biggest causes of major injuries and death for workers in Great Britain.
Children born since 1990 are up to three times more likely than older generations to be overweight or obese by age 10 according to a new study.
Prolonged paracetamol use by pregnant women may reduce testosterone production in unborn baby boys, research has found.
The workplace can be a pretty hazardous place to be. The Health and Safety Executive says that accident rates have fallen over the years as we become more safety conscious but its most recent statistics still show about 629,000 people had an accident at work in 2013/14.
A new screening method can detect twice as many women with ovarian cancer as conventional strategies, according to the latest results from the largest trial of its kind.
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