Leeds Scientists To Stretch Heart Cells To Help People With Heart Failure
Dr Sarah Calaghan and her team at the University of Leeds have been awarded £128,000 by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to answer urgent questions about the biological processes that leave the…
30th Mar 2018 11:11 AM
Men In Yorkshire More Likely To Be Diagnosed With Late Stage Prostate Cancer
Men in Yorkshire are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer at a late stage, according to statistics provided by Yorkshire Cancer Research.
Around 47% of patients in Yorkshire are diagnosed…
1st Mar 2018 06:19 PM
New Campaign Answers ‘Call Of Nature’
Water vole. Photo by Wildstock
Residents and businesses with off-mains sewage treatment systems are urged to support the ‘Call of Nature Yorkshire’ campaign to help improve water quality in rivers…
12th Feb 2018 12:44 PM
Pioneering New Therapy Discovered In Yorkshire Approved For Breast Cancer Patients
A discovery made at the University of Sheffield and funded by Yorkshire Cancer Research has become the first treatment to be approved for secondary breast cancer patients with the BRCA gene mutation.
17th Jan 2018 11:06 AM
World-Leading Microbeads Ban Takes Effect
photo by MPCA Photos
A ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads has come into force today – a landmark step in the introduction of one of the world’s toughest bans on these harmful…
9th Jan 2018 08:41 AM
Illegal Activity Uncovered At Goshawk Nest In North York Moors
Goshawk. Photo by Roy Mangersnes
North Yorkshire Police and the RSPB are appealing for information after several instances of illegal disturbance were recorded at a goshawk nest in North Yorkshire.
26th Mar 2018 10:29 AM
Brain Cancer Research To Receive £45 Million Funding
Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that an estimated £20 million in funding will be invested through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) over the next 5 years.
22nd Feb 2018 06:52 PM
UK To Play A Major Role In Space Weather Mission Concept
Solar loops after eruption. Credit: ESA/ROB
Teams from across the UK will work on a concept for a future European mission to help reduce the global risk of damage caused by space weather.
2nd Feb 2018 10:08 PM
Yorkshire Cancer Research Announces £3.6m Investment In New Research Projects
Yorkshire Cancer Research will invest £3.6m in eight new research projects to help improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer in Yorkshire.
The projects cover a wide range of issues…
11th Jan 2018 10:26 PM
Bradford Scientist Awarded £90k To Investigate Link Between Diabetes And Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer Spreading
Dr James Boyne
A leading Bradford scientist has been awarded a grant worth more than £90,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now to carry out cutting-edge research to uncover why breast cancer is…
4th Jan 2018 11:07 AM