People with chronic back pain are more likely to use illegal substances, according to new US research.


Managing the 10 factors responsible for the vast majority of strokes would reduce patient risks considerably, according to fresh Canadian research.


A newly-discovered ‘smart’ particle could help doctors target tumours more effectively, according to Canadian research.


A new technique which shrinks cancerous cells by applying a harmless strain of salmonella bacteria could provide a boost to prostate cancer patients.


Women with a high BMI stand an improved chance of falling pregnant naturally if they undergo a ‘lifestyle intervention’ before conception, new analysis suggests.