New research highlights experiences of ambulance control workers

Staff who coordinate emergency services for 999 calls to the ambulance service require support to reduce stress and sickness absence, new research has found.

Multiple STIs could be detected with researchers developing a single 30 minute test

One test that could detect four of the most common sexually transmitted infections in 30 minutes and allow them to be rapidly treated, will be developed by St George’s, University of London and diagnostics company Atlas Genetics.

Allergies may be prevented in children with early introduction of food into diet

Parents may prevent food allergies in their children by introducing a range of foods, including peanuts and eggs, into their diet before they are six months old, new research has revealed.

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Cardiac effects of running your first marathon examined in new study

Novice marathon runners will be examined for possible beneficial or harmful cardiac changes by researchers in a new study that hopes to understand the effects of intensive exercise on those not used to it.

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New 10 minute diagnostic test will tell whether you have heart disease

A hand held device that could detect heart disease from a few drops of patient’s blood in less than 10 minutes is being created by a group of researchers.

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