A study has found that people who suffer from severe eczema have an increased risk of heart problems such as stroke, heart failure and heart attack.


People who get five or fewer hours of sleep during the week, but then have a lie-in at the weekend, have no raised mortality risk, according to new research.


Scientists investigating the genetics of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have discovered an overlap between the causes of RA and those associated with Huntington’s disease.


New research has found that people with gout, the painful inflammatory arthritis condition, do not have an increased risk of suffering from broken bones.


Researchers from the UK have found that the hotter our body temperature, the more able our bodies are to defend against tumours, wounds or infection.