A major new study has identified 2,085 excess deaths in England and Wales due to heart disease and stroke during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Scientists have for the first time identified the structure of a protein fibre linked to early-onset type 2 diabetes.

Surgeons could dramatically reduce the risk of infection after an operation by simply changing the antiseptic they use.

Professor Cath Noakes of the University of Leeds was the main scientific consultant to the makers of a new public information film designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Drugs used to treat initial signs of rheumatoid arthritis also improve the early stages of heart disease, according to new research.