Medical News Today
Company typePrivate
Founded2003 (2003)
HeadquartersBrighton, East Sussex, UK
ProductsHealth news and information
ParentHealthline Media (Red Ventures)

Medical News Today is a web-based outlet for medical information and news, targeted at both the general public and physicians. All posted content is available online (>250,000 articles as of January 2014), and the earliest available article dates from May 2003. The website was founded in 2003 by Alastair Hazell and Christian Nordqvist.[1] It was acquired by Healthline Media in April 2016.[2]

The business office for the site is located in Brighton, East Sussex, and a second office is maintained near Manchester. As of September 2019, it was the third most visited health site in the United States.[3] As of October 2019, it had a global ranking by Alexa of 869 and a United States ranking of 440.[4]


  1. ^ "Medical News Today". Alastair Hazell. Retrieved 2023-12-21.
  2. ^ "Healthline Media Grows Digital Reach with Acquisition of #1 Website for Medical News Information". Retrieved 2023-12-21.
  3. ^ PR Newswire, PR Newswire. "Healthline Media's Medical News Today Becomes #3 Health Media Site". PR Newswire (Press release). PR Newswire. Retrieved 24 October 2019.
  4. ^ Alexa, Alexa. " Competitive Analysis". Alexa. Retrieved 24 October 2019.[dead link]