New research has identified the way the body creates its own plaster to try and prevent bacteria and other micro-organisms from penetrating open wounds.

Fewer than half of people eligible for a mid-life NHS Health Check in England actually received one, according to a review of evidence.

Early results from a small-scale clinical trial have revealed the potential of a virus to treat some advanced cancers.

Adults with incurable diseases – including dementia, liver failure and stroke – are not being referred to palliative care from hospices early enough during their illness, according to new research.

A £103 million revolution to develop new technologies which will drive forward biology and medicine research and development has been officially launched today.