A prototype robotic sleeve, which can wrap around a weak heart before synchronising with its natural motion to help it keep beating, has been developed by an international team of engineers.

More than 200 scientists have signed up to a tissue-sharing database designed to reduce the number of animals needed for biomedical research.

A drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis can reduce the risk of heart attacks in such patients by nearly 40%, a new study has found.

Targeting a specific DNA-repairing protein in the brain could be an effective way to treat the most aggressive type of brain tumour, a study suggests.

The first woman to have an ovary frozen before the onset of puberty has given birth to a baby boy.