An increased use of clot-busting medicines prevented 4,000 strokes in England between 2015 and 2016, according to new research.

New research has identified the way the body creates its own plaster to try and prevent bacteria and other micro-organisms from penetrating open wounds.

Fewer than half of people eligible for a mid-life NHS Health Check in England actually received one, according to a review of evidence.

The complex 3D structure of one of the world’s most lethal families of plant viruses has been revealed in unprecedented detail by scientists at the University of Leeds.

Scientists and educators involved in animal research in emerging countries are sharing good practice ideas, plus debating welfare and ethics, as part of pioneering work led by the University.