One in 10 people identified as having chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have no definitive diagnosis, yet the majority are being prescribed inhaled drugs, according to researchers.
Significant weight loss could reverse type 2 diabetes, according to early findings from a new study looking at how nurse-led diet programmes in primary care can tackle the condition.
A leading charity is reminding patients and clinicians that a scarf “can save a life” when it comes to preventing exacerbations among those with asthma during cold winter temperatures.
The inventors of a new type of catheter have been presented with a “clinical impact” award by a leading body of engineers.
Many adults with type 1 diabetes – including prime minister Theresa May – have been misdiagnosed due to misconceptions the condition is a childhood disease, claim researchers behind a new study.
Objective testing, including spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide tests, should be used alongside clinical assessment to help diagnose asthma in primary care, according to new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Research nurses have been credited with playing a key role in recruiting patients to take part in what is believed to be the largest drug trial of its kind ever to take place in the UK.
Cases of scarlet fever are on the rise again and reached a 50-year high in England in 2016, researchers have warned.
Women want more support and advice from health professionals about flu and whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy, according to a new survey of recent mothers and pregnant women.
Giving a new influenza vaccine to people aged 65 and over would be “more effective”, according to a committee of experts, which has called on health bodies in England to consider a change in policy.