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Tickling your ear could be good for your heart

- Stimulating nerves in your ear could improve the health of your heart, researchers have discovered.

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University of Leeds researchers lead £20 million fight against cardiovascular diseases

- Researchers from the University of Leeds are leading the fight against heart diseases thanks to more than £20 million of funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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Scientists unlock key to blood vessel formation

- Scientists from the University of Leeds have discovered a gene that plays a vital role in blood vessel formation, research which adds to our knowledge of how early life develops.

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Online information most cost-effective means of increasing MMR uptake, research finds

- Giving parents access to a website containing information about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine is the most cost-effective way of increasing its uptake, University of Leeds research has shown.

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Psoriatic arthritis patients need better screening, warns panel of experts

- Leading experts have joined together for the first time to call for better screening of psoriatic arthritis to help millions of people suffering from the condition.

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Treating oxygen-deprived newborns with cooling improves survival without brain damage

- Cooling newborns suffering from a lack of oxygen at birth significantly increases their chance of survival without brain damage to 6-7 years, according to research involving the University of Leeds.

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