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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.
T…
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.
In…
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.
Th…
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.
Space…
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

Protect The Planet This Earth Hour

Jan Harris
Assistant Editor
WWF’s Earth Hour is your chance to be part of global change. Make a personal promise to the planet, and join WWF’s big lights out today on 24 March. Last year around 9 million took part in the UK…
24th Mar 2018 09:00 AM

Environment Minister Visits North America To Turn Tide On Marine Plastic

Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has joined forces with Canada and the USA in the fight against marine plastic.
During a visit to Washington D.C. and Ottawa this week, the Minister met her…
21st Feb 2018 03:56 PM

UK Aid Backs Ground-breaking British Research Into ‘Super-crops’

Members of the Kyamaleera Women's Handicraft Association in Uganda present their beans. Picture: CGIAR
UK scientists are leading new cutting-edge research to allow farmers to grow crops that are more…
27th Jan 2018 08:20 PM

Sheffield Hallam Receives Grant For Revolutionary Research Into 'Self-Healing' Materials

Dr Paul Bingham, reader in materials engineering at Hallam
Sheffield Hallam University has received part of a £2.7m grant for research into revolutionary 'self-healing' materials
Academics from the…
10th Jan 2018 10:58 AM

Poisons From Cigarettes Reach Major Body Organs In Seconds

Public Health England (PHE) has released a new TV advert highlighting the dangers of tar in cigarettes, as England’s 7 million smokers are urged to make a quit attempt with help from Smokefree this…
31st Dec 2017 11:19 AM
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