A landmark study could herald a quicker, more tailored treatment for the millions of people around the world living with tuberculosis (TB).

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.