The government has announced a new package of action to tackle female genital mutilation and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM).
Actor and musician Martin Kemp has spoken of his personal battle with brain tumours and given hope and encouragement to young people affected by them as part of the Brain Tumour Charity’s HeadSmart campaign.
A dozen babies have been born using a naturally occurring hormone, kisspeptin, which stimulates women's ovaries to produce eggs.
Specific training on learning disabilities should be made compulsory for health professionals, according to 93% of GPs interviewed as part of Mencap’s Getting It Right – From The Start (GIR-FTS) project.
A national survey of more than 3,000 11-17-year-olds has found that more than half of those who have ever used a sunbed have been burnt at least once.
Public Health England’s pilot programme to extend flu vaccinations to all children under-11 in selected areas of the country has achieved “encouraging results” in both uptake and impact.
A leading appetite and obesity expert has called on health professionals not to "pyschopathologise the obese" as their apparently addictive response is a natural response to our food environment which "pushes food and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt".
The National Crime Agency has confirmed that it has arrested 660 suspected paedophiles as part of an 'unprecedented six-month operation' involving 45 forces across the UK.
With several areas around England set to experience increasing 'heatwave' conditions this week, Public Health England is urging people to think how it may impact them.
Action on Smoking and Health have welcomed the launch of a government consultation on draft regulations to prohibit smoking in cars with children under 18.
A website that helps young people to find local mental health services quickly and easily has been launched with support from actor Stephen Fry.
NHS England is taking urgent action to improve access to specialised inpatient mental health services for children and young people after a report questioned whether current bed provision is sufficient to meet need.
New guidance has been produced to show how health professionals can best support the revised ‘Staying Put’ arrangements, which allow children in foster care to remain in their placements until age 21.
Children and young people in Hounslow aged between 5 and 17 with learning disabilities and significant mental health needs can now benefit from faster and easier access to specialist service.
Public health tragedy awaits if health professionals and the public don't act to tackle the obesity and diabetes 'pandemic' being perpetuated by the "ultra-processed fast food and soft drink industry", Professor Graham MacGregor has claimed.
Teachers and health professionals are being urged to be extra vigilant about the dangers of female genital mutilation (FGM) ahead of the summer holidays.
Leading paediatric endinocronology Professor Robert Lustig has called on the government to act against high sugar content in food after outlining how it resembles alcohol's effects on the brain resulting in "a vicious cycle of consumption and disease".
More than a quarter (27%) of young people with autism are not currently in education, employment or training (NEET), compared with 14% of the general population, a survey has found.
There is up to a five-fold increased risk of severe perineal tearing during childbirth in women who had such a tear in a previous delivery, according to a new study from the London School of Hygiene and University of Manchester.