Statement from Vice-Chancellor, Sir Alan Langlands

Having diabetes increases the risk of dying from the effects of a heart attack by around 50 per cent, a University of Leeds study has found.

The itchy swelling that appears at the site of a mosquito bite isn't just an irritating nuisance - it also makes viral infections spread by the insects far worse, new research has found.

Crop yields will fall within the next decade due to climate change unless immediate action is taken to speed up the introduction of new and improved varieties, experts have warned.

A research team has discovered that a cell's protective layer acts like a turnstile, allowing proteins to be exported while preventing them from moving back in.