Healthcare

Five innovations transforming pain management

In the UK, chronic pain affects 43% of the population, or 28 million people — a staggering number underscoring the urgent need for effective pain management solutions in helping individuals cope with pain and live life to the full. In…

Positive stories of the week: Royal Mail helps fundraise for heart health

Royal Mail are supporting the British Heart Foundation (BHF) in a new campaign which honours 12 young people through a series of murals that are being displayed across the UK.

Advancements in HIV treatment and prevention: A new era of hope

Over the past few decades, remarkable advancements in HIV treatment and prevention have transformed what was once a devastating diagnosis into a manageable chronic condition for many people. 

Celebrating our summer of sport: Here's how you can get involved

With the world gearing up for the Paris Olympic Games 2024 — now under a month away — alongside other major sporting events such as Wimbledon, the British Open, and of course the next stages of the Euros; the summer of 2024 promises to be a spectacular season for sport. 

Positive stories of the week: Europe's boost to biodiversity

In our weekly good news round-up, we feature three positive stories from across the week that showcase incredible innovation, significant breakthroughs, and exciting progress within the realms of healthcare, climate and sustainability, equity and inclusion, workplace wellbeing, social impact and…

Pride and progress: Celebrating champions of LGBTQIA+ equality

Events are held all around the world throughout June to bring people together in celebration of love, friendship, acceptance, equality, and freedom — to be proud of who you are, no matter who you love.

Essential reading: The women’s health book starting a revolution

Dr Karen Tang, 45, is not your average gynaecological surgeon. She’s a social media sensation, for one (she has over 450K followers on TikTok) and with her educational, myth-busting posts around reproductive health issues, is on a mission to “create…

National Blood Week 2024: How to support the NHS by donating blood

As National Blood Week 2024 kicked off, the NHS launched an urgent appeal for O blood-type donors, following a cyber-attack that impacted a number of London's largest hospitals. 

Evolutions in food product labelling: Natasha’s story and beyond

One of our fundamental rights, as consumers, is to know what’s in our food so we can make informed decisions about the products we buy. 

Positive stories of the week: Teachers' wellbeing boosted by 'minimal cost' measures

Scientists have landed on a new, energy-efficient and inexpensive method of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) directly from the air.