New research has revealed how sleep can help the body to fight infection.
A study has found a link between increased intake of vitamin D and a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
A leading breast cancer charity has called for women with a history of breast cancer to have annual mammograms when they are in their 30s.
Charities and researchers have highlighted the importance of diagnosing ovarian cancer early to improve survival from the disease.
A rare disease is classed as one that affects fewer than 1 in 2,000 people, and it estimated that as many as 30 million people in Europe may be affected.