Doctors risk overdiagnosing the most common and fastest-growing liver condition, exposing patients to harmful tests, according to a study published today.

The decline in death rates from heart disease in rich countries could be threatened by rising rates of obesity and diabetes, according to a study by European heart experts.

Pregnant women who go to sleep on their back during the later stages of pregnancy face an increased likelihood of suffering a stillbirth, according to new research.

Half the babies born to women with diabetes are at risk of suffering complications due to fluctuations in their mothers’ glucose levels, say researchers.

Scientists have discovered the ‘genetic signatures’ of the most common form of bladder cancer – and it opens up the possibility of better-targeted treatment, according to newly published research.