Diabetes: a ‘ticking time bomb’ for the NHS

Lack of specialist support and rising numbers of people living with the condition will create huge complications, say experts Rising numbers of people with diabetes and a lack of specialist staff and adequate training are creating a ticking time bomb, experts and medical professionals have warned. The combination of an increase of people with type 2 diabetes over the past

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Record numbers of West Nile virus cases reported in parts of US

Warming temperatures and flooding driven by climate change is heightening the risk of contracting the disease, experts warn Parts of the US have reported record numbers of West Nile virus infections, with experts warning that warming temperatures and flooding driven by climate change is heightening the risk of Americans contracting the debilitating disease. Cases of West Nile virus have been

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This grand plan to help domestic abuse victims looks set to fail | Isabel Hardman

How is it that the government’s ‘flagship policy’, one of Theresa May’s personal missions, is treated so casually by its own departments? As Brexit grabs the headlines, what is happening to the government’s domestic agenda? Even its flagship policies seem to get little attention. “Flagship”, of course, is a hackneyed term, and often seems to denote a curse as much

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