Douglas Waters, 86, and an unnamed woman in her early 60s were suffering from age-related macular degeneration. It is a condition that leads to a rapid...

Former Houston Rockets star Steve Francis is as surprised as anyone else that he made it to the NBA, saying that a few short years before being drafted,...

Idris Adesina Mobolaji Adams House (Pink) on Tuesday got 26 gold, 15 silver and 14 bronze to  win  the 2018 Inter-house Sports competition of Breakthrough...

The treatment developed by drug giant Roche acts on a brain receptor for the hormone vasopressin, which is believed to influence social bonding. During...

Diabetes and obesity have hit “epidemic proportions” over the past 20 years, according to scientists. The conditions damage blood vessels that supply...

Stomach cancer patient beat terminal diagnosis with breakthrough trial New treatments has kept cancer at bay First diagnosed with condition in 2007 Brian...

Widespread use of low-dose aspirin could lead to a 10 per cent drop in the number of deaths from some cancers, studies suggest.  Millions of Britons...

GETTY / AFPTheresa May and Xi Jinping had a successful meeting today President Xi told Theresa May that China’s markets would be further opened...

Losing weight could lower your risk of some deadly heart conditions, including heart disease, strokes, and high blood pressure. But, keeping motivated...

Aussie flu has been reported in all parts of the UK, and is considered by some experts as the worst flu epidemic for half a century. The risk of spreading...

Researchers have been able to see the deadly chain reaction at the start of the incurable disease which causes the death of nerve cells. Powerful new...

The injection used this year as part of the £100million winter vaccine campaign will be scrapped for those over 75 next winter and replaced with a new...

GETTY A new skin patch could end misery of daily insulin injections Scientists have created the special patch which stimulates the body’s own insulin...

Parkinson’s disease patients could stop their brain cells from dying by exercising, according to scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz...

Facing MPs for the first time since winning the backing for the crucial second phase of EU departure negotiations, the Prime Minister is to say that her...

Researchers have found the drug, which destroys the tau proteins that kill neurons in the brain, can dramatically slow mental decline in just nine months.  And...

In an upbeat speech Brussels’ chief negotiator said the two sides are “shoring up” a pact over the futures of European citizens living in the UK...

GETTY – STOCK A potential cure for cancer could be ready to test on patients as early as next year British scientists are developing an immune...

The head of an influential think tank said the increased personal involvement of Theresa May and Treasury mandarins in the divorce talks has left eurocrats...

A series of slim-majority victories enabled the Government to quell a rebellion that had been threatening to upset Theresa May’s Brexit plans. Labour’s...

Scientists have pin-pointed a “bio-marker” that spots a protein made when the brain gets inflamed or damaged and increases before the tell-tale plaques...

Eczema is a common skin condition characterised by itchy, red and swollen skin. It affects one in 12 adults and one in five children in the UK –...

Experts have grown artificial corneas on a curved surface meaning the cells arrange themselves in a lattice-like structure.  The process takes three...

Most bowel cancers are caused by a gene turning faulty, which usually defends against tumours. Once the gene, known as APC, stops working, there’s...

Kidney cancer – or renal cancer – is one of the more common types of cancer in the UK. It affects more men than women – they are three...