Asthma can be a deadly condition but there is a worrying amount of complacency from both doctors and sufferers resulting in more deaths from asthma attacks that could have been prevented.
Though causes of dementia remain unclear, there is some positive news as to how it might be prevented and managed.
Research calls for more intelligent approaches to search for a cure for cancer, one which focuses on the different characteristics of specific cancers, and which considers how cancer develops differently depending on the individual patient.
Research indicates that socio-economic and cultural factors can have a significant impact on regional health levels across the UK.
A newly developed genetic test could help doctors decide which prostate cancer patients need surgery, and which can be spared the side effects of an unnecessary prostate removal.
As the annual growing and showing of all manner of mustaches gets underway, we take a look at the impact that Movember has had on the world of medical research and the practical services it helps to provide.
New research points way to possible new treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease
While many developing economies are frequently criticised for ignoring the health risks associated with pollution, research indicates that more developed western countries are also putting people’s health at risk by failing to address the health consequences of air pollution.
It was unfortunately recently announced that the UK has one of the worst records regarding the treatment and survival rates of pancreatic cancer compared to the rest of the world. However, new research is stepping up to improve these rates.
As the human genome becomes better understood, medical specialists are working to find more precise ways to treat breast cancer, and perhaps even prevent it.