A comprehensive survey of ingredients in yogurts has highlighted high sugar levels in many – particularly organic yogurts and those marketed towards children.

Viruses have shown renewed promise in the treatment of cancer, after new research has shown they retain their cancer-killing ability even when injected into the bloodstream.

Two nursing homes in Leeds are to be the test bed for a new research programme aiming to improve the quality of life of nursing home residents.

Jet-air hand dryers in hospital toilets spread more germs than disposable paper towels and should not be used, say researchers.

Aggressive brain tumour cells taken from patients were found to self-destruct after being exposed to a chemical in laboratory tests by researchers.