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Long-term risks of taking paracetamol may have been underestimated by clinicians

- Doctors may have underestimated the risks to patients of taking paracetamol on a long-term basis, suggests research led by experts from the University of Leeds.

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Researchers to build smart trousers and sensitive bionic hand

- University of Leeds researchers will play key roles in two innovative projects using futuristic engineering to assist the human body.

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Gold nanotubes launch a three-pronged attack on cancer cells

- Scientists have shown that gold nanotubes have many applications in fighting cancer: internal nanoprobes for high-resolution imaging; drug delivery vehicles; and agents for destroying cancer cells.

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Researchers discover viral "Enigma machine"

- Researchers have cracked a code that governs infections by a major group of viruses including the common cold and polio.

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New project looks to end lupus 'trial and error'

- The University of Leeds is to be a key partner in a new £5.1 m project aimed at eliminating the ‘trial and error’ approach to the treatment of lupus.

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World-class medical research highlighted in report

- World-class medical research from the University of Leeds into a rare blood disorder has been highlighted in a key report out today (Thursday, 29 January).

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