New analysis of national data commissioned by charity Action on Smoking and Health finds that the proportion of smokers living in poverty is highest in the north and midlands.
Findings from Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and Cancer Research UK’s annual national survey of local government stop smoking support  show improvements compared to before the pandemic hit.
The Lancet recently published an estimate of the number of deaths caused by antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which was based on an analysis of 204 countries by a team of international researchers, led...
New economic analysis of national data for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) finds the cost of smoking to society is significantly higher than previous estimates have shown.
The government has quietly diverted funds from the soft drinks levy, which was targeted to tackle childhood obesity and improve children’s health, to the general tax pot.
A University of Birmingham-led study shows an increased risk of patients developing illnesses including mental ill-health and heart conditions if they have a GP-inputted medical history of periodontal...
Research published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association (JAMDA) has identified a potential risk factor for dementia that can be found in the mouth.
Dental pulp taken from the centre of extracted teeth is being tested as a way to treat depression in a new trial, following a theory that stem cells in the pulp may help to encourage the formation of...
Latest annual figures on cervical screening show the number of individuals being tested fell slightly in 2020-21 compared to the previous year.