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Singing in a choir can improve the feelings of social isolation and low mood experienced by stroke survivors with aphasia (communication difficulties) according to new research from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and the University o...

A major new consultation on the future of children’s community health services in the region is running from 3 September and will end on 25 November 2015.

A new £3 million NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit to advance pioneering research on the manufacture of red blood cells from stem cells and their translation from the lab to human trials has been announced.

Smokers in Bristol are being encouraged to take this year’s Stoptober challenge and go smokefree during October. Stoptober, the 28 day quit challenge run by Public Health England, will help many of the 63,000 smokers in Bristol to kick their habit by...

Bristol Robotics Laboratory's new Anchor Robotics Personalised Assisted Living (ARPAL) facility enables robotics researchers, elderly people with assistive needs and those supporting them, to work together to devise and test new robotic solutions in a ho...

Mothers who took part in a study about preschool children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour do not feel that the government targets are relevant to their preschooler.

The Bristol Health Partners website has been relaunched, with a new design, improved functionality and more content about Bristol's health research. The launch follows NIHR CLAHRC West's recent relaunch of their website.

Residents in Bristol are being offered a helping hand to shape up this September with the launch of a new pharmacy weight loss campaign. In Bristol almost 58 per cent of men, and over half the population, are overweight or obese which can lead to long te...

Couples who have successfully conceived following fertility treatment need additional antenatal care and support, new research from the University of Bristol has found.

Young people who identify with the goth subculture might be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, according to new research led by academics at the Universities of Oxford and Bristol, published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal.

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