An antibiotic candidate compound shelved in the 1970s in favour of more promising drugs could be worth a second look, new research has found.

A multi-million pound investment has secured the future of a joint University and NHS research centre specialising in rheumatology, musculoskeletal diseases and joint replacement.

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.