Scientists are using imaging techniques usually used to map the brain to try and understand why some pregnant women miscarry or go into early labour.

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.