An off-label drug prescribed to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, according to new research.

Scientists at the University of Leeds are investigating whether amateur athletes are at a greater risk of developing potentially-disabling joint problems such as osteoarthritis.

University of Leeds scientists are looking back in time at previously discarded chemical compounds, to see if any could be developed for new antibiotics.

Terminally-ill patients experience significantly better quality of life before they die if they receive earlier access to palliative care, according to new research.

Fewer women who suffer a heart attack each year in the UK would die if they were simply given the same treatments as men, according to new research.