Gene variants associated with red hair, pale skin and freckles are linked to a higher number of genetic mutations in skin cancers, new research has found.

Having diabetes increases the risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack by around 50 per cent, a University of Leeds study has found.

The itchy swelling that appears at the site of a mosquito bite isn't just an irritating nuisance - it also makes viral infections spread by the insects far worse, new research has found.

A new study shows that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are the safest and most effective way to identify high risk patients with cardiac chest pain.

A new study has found that thousands of deaths could have been avoided if heart attack aftercare guidelines outlining when to give treatment were followed.