Ultra-rare disease diagnosis is an uphill battle

Incredibly uncommon and hard to diagnose and treat, how can we advance the treatment of ultra-rare diseases if there are still so many unknowns?

The true cost of white-washed research

Genetics and medical studies have largely over-represented people of white, European descent, which could have huge ramifications for the advancement of health research

Is accelerating drug trials a good idea?

Acceleration of drug trials offers the potential to bring life-prolonging treatments to patients more quickly, but some physicians warn that research risks being dumbed down

Clinical research gets creative

Of the 281,000 registered clinical studies recorded worldwide by Statista this year, thousands are of cardiovascular disease which accounts for 31 per cent of all global deaths

Breakthrough in IVF research could boost success rates

Analysis of embryo development following intracytoplasmic sperm injection at the IVF Centre, University Women's Hospital Bonn, Germany

Latest research into growing human eggs outside the body has been hailed as a breakthrough, but it could be some time before childless couples benefit

How 3D printing is transforming healthcare

Tilly Lockey, who lost both hands to meningitis as a baby, with her a custom-built 3D printed prosthetic

Technological advances look set to make 3D printing the most rapidly evolving technology in medical research, with the potential to transform healthcare

‘Old’ drugs for new treatments

An unprecedented choice of treatments may soon be available in the battle against multiple sclerosis, as John Illman reports

Excellent maternity care in a safe environment with a team of highly skilled professionals

Situated in the heart of London at St Thomas’ Hospital, the Westminster Maternity Suite is a perfect setting for what is sure to be an unforgettable moment for you and your partner as you welcome your new baby into the world