Medical News Today is a web-based outlet for medical news, targeted to both physicians and the general public. The site was launched in 2003 and reports monthly readership of 3–4 million unique visitors. All posted content is available on-line (>240,000 articles as of January 2013) and the earliest available article item is dated from May 2003.
The website is one of the most influential websites for medical news. Google, Yahoo!, and MSN rank the website number one for "medical news". It offers hourly news updates on 128 different medical areas, from Women's health to HIV/AIDS.