University of Portsmouth scientists announce a significant discovery about genetic mutations which could lead to better treatment for illnesses such as cancer.
Researchers have confirmed that an increased body mass index (BMI) contributes to the development of heart failure.
A new report highlights "widespread and unacceptable inequalities" over the standard of end-of-life care for the terminally ill.
Health watchdog NICE has endorsed the use of nicotine replacements, as it recognises that not all smokers want to, or are able to, quit immediately.
Researchers have identified four "superfoods" they believe can help combat prostate cancer.
People on high doses of some painkillers will have to pit the benefits against the risks as the drugs have been found to increase the chance of heart problems by a small amount, according to research.
Partial smoking bans in hotels fail to protect non-smokers from tobacco inhalation, according to new research by American health experts.
A large number of asthma sufferers do not think they are at risk of a potentially fatal asthma attack, according to new research.
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