Researchers at the University of Leeds have found a possible association between the rise in obesity and the increase in cases of male breast cancer.

For International Clinical Trials Day today, the University is highlighting two research projects which show the importance of clinical trials to public health.

Beethoven composed some of his most famous works after he became profoundly deaf.

A pioneering procedure has been carried out by a University of Leeds specialist using a hi-tech 'nanoknife' technology to destroy cancer cells using pulses of high voltage electrical current.

Hospital room designs make a significant difference to the likelihood of bugs being spread through person-to-person contact between medics and patients, according to University of Leeds research.