Dementia affects about 850,000 people in the UK. Memory loss, difficulty following a conversation and vision problems could all be early signs of the...

Aussie flu is just one of the strains of the influenza virus affecting thousands of people around the world this year.  The H3N2 strain was given the...

Scientists have found that salt causes changes in the immune system in the gut – which in turn reduces blood flow to the brain. In a new study, experiments...

Cervical cancer develops in a woman’s cervix – the entrance to the womb from the vagina – and while there are often no symptoms in the...

The new treatment, named JPC11, can be recycled and reused within cancerous cells to attack them repeatedly, according to a study by the University of...

Dieneke Ferguson, 67, was diagnosed with deadly myeloma more than ten years ago today, but today she’s in the all clear, and is leading a normal life...

You don’t need to cut back on food to reach your healthy weight goals this January, according to the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF). Eating more...

Dementia is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning.  The NHS says it can include problems with memory loss, thinking speed,...

GETTY Scientists believe regular meals can improve brain power and sleep quality in Huntington’s disease Regular meals improved brain power and...

Prostate cancer usually develops slowly, so signs and symptoms of the condition are difficult to spot. More than 40,000 new cases of the cancer are diagnosed...

Coronary heart disease, as it is referred to by medical professionals, can cause chest pain, heart attacks and heart failure.  Smoking, high cholesterol,...

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

The study shows that, compared to married heart disease patients, being unmarried was associated with a higher risk of dying. Scientists have known that...

Huntington’s disease is an inherited condition, that proves debilitating over time and can even turn deadly. According to the NHS, it is where nerve...

A festive tipple of wine could help to protect the heart, research has revealed. Wine contains antioxidant polyphenols, that help to arteries from becoming...

REUTERS/DAILYEXPRESS South African doctor Christiaan Barnard performed the first heart transplant 50 years ago Christiaan Barnard’s daring surgical...

A handful of nuts could cut the risk of coronary heart disease by nearly 30 per cent, while also reducing the risk of cancer by 15 per cent, a study...

GETTY A daily portion of cheese reduces the chances of heart disease by 14 per cent A daily portion the size of a small matchbox reduces the chances...

Lloyd Macey opened up about his illness[Wenn] The X Factor star was convinced he had cancer when he lost a staggering seven stone in just weeks. Speaking...

Measles outbreak confirmed in Leeds and Liverpool NHS urges people to stay at home if they show signs of infection Symptoms include coughing, fever...

Dementia can be difficult to identify until it has progressed, however recent research has indicated opticians may one day be able to spot it in an eye...

Dementia could be prevented by following the MIND diet 10 foods to eat Five foods to avoid Combines aspects of Mediterranean and DASH diets Dementia...

Patients taking benzodiazepines were 40 per cent more likely to die, according to the University of East Finland. The increased risk of death could come...

Cancer, diabetes and heart disease risk could be reduced by maintaining a healthy weight and reducing inflammation – and eating enough eggs in...

Lung disease deaths account for about 20 per cent of all deaths in the UK, according to highstreet hardware store Robert Dyas. The condition –...