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New pill can increase chances of IVF success, study finds

A pill for couples struggling to conceive with IVF treatment has been found to increase the chances of pregnancy, scientists say.Researchers said initial trials of the drug – known as

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420,000 South Asians live with Type 2 Diabetes in UK

A series of six short films produced and presented by The Adda Club, featuring lifestyle coach Monir Ali, who was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2016, aims to inspire

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Study links weight-loss drug to rare eye condition

People prescribed semaglutide, sold as Ozempic and Wegovy, to lose weight, may have a higher risk of developing a serious but rare eye condition, a study suggests.Analysing 17,000 patients over

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Have diabetes? Here’s how to keep an eye on your health

Did you know diabetes can cause sight loss? Dr Evelyn Mensah, Clinical Lead for Ophthalmology at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust explains: “If you have diabetes, you’re at

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Bowel cancer screening has the power to change the future

Bowel cancer is the third most common type of cancer in England. While bowel cancer can affect anyone at any age, some people are at more risk and early diagnosis

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Measles is more than just a rash

As spring finally arrives in the UK, adults and parents are being warned about the increasing risk of measles. This follows an increase in the number of people with measles

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How a vaccination can reduce your risk of cancers linked to HPV

Photo by Mufid Majnun on Unsplash Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination reduces the risk of cervical cancer – but did you know it also reduces the risk of other HPV related cancers that can

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Community Pharmacists – pillars of the community

Services in community pharmacies are expanding, and your local pharmacist is now able to provide medication for seven common conditions, without needing a GP appointment first. Going to your local

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Eliminating cervical cancer – what everyone needs to know

In this two-part series we explore the importance of cervical screening and how vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) could eliminate cervical cancer and offer protection against some other cancers linked

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Anxiety & depression high in South Asians, therapy offers hope (poll)

A new poll by NHS England has found that over 3 in 5 (64%) South Asians have felt concerned about their mental health in the last year*. In fact, over