Hard water damages our protective skin barrier and could contribute to the development of eczema, a new study has shown.
A pioneering website on which Motor Neuron Disease (MND) patients across Yorkshire share their personal stories and the difficult care decisions they have faced has won a prestigious national award.
Professor Sir Keith Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, says health care and research are great examples of how our city and region can work together and show our commitment to being world-leading for the benefit of every one of our citizens.
A bacteria that is a leading cause of death worldwide from hospital acquired infections following antibiotic treatment looks set to be brought down through its own sibling rivalry.
Research at the University of Sheffield has identified how the behaviour of an infection can be changed to prevent serious disease.
More needs to be done to identify and treat children with tuberculosis according to new research from the University of Sheffield which has revealed the death rate in under-fives for the first time.
Blood cancer sufferers could be treated with a simple arthritis drug, scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered.
A pioneering drug discovered at the University of Sheffield with funding from Yorkshire Cancer Research could become available to patients diagnosed with a wide range of cancers.
Scientists from the Universities of Sheffield and York have discovered bacteria are able to “fine-tune” their resistance to antibiotics – raising the possibility that some superbugs may become resistant to drugs which they have never even been in contact with.
Alcohol consumption will cause 63,000 deaths in England over the next five years – the equivalent of 35 deaths a day – according to a new report from the University of Sheffield Alcohol Research Group.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have helped to manufacture microscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworms, in order to store sensitive proteins – technology which could be used in pharmaceuticals to treat a range of debilitating illnesses.
New discovery in motor neurone disease and dementia could pave the way to novel treatments
Scientists investigating the genetic causes and altered functioning of nerve cells in motor neurone disease (MND) have discovered a new mechanism that could lead to fresh treatment approaches for one of the most common forms of the disease.
A new set of performance targets for the ambulance service announced by NHS England today (Thursday 13 July 2017) could allow the ambulance service to use their resources much more efficiently, according to new research from the University of Sheffield.
The University of Sheffield has raised £750,000 for its 'Sheffield Scanner' appeal to provide an MRI-PET facility for the Yorkshire region.
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered a mechanism in the most common genetic cause of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) which could be used to help develop treatments for the disease.
Students, staff, and friends of the University of Sheffield completed a 50-mile walk in 24 hours – Friday 30 June-Saturday 1 July 2017 – to raise vital funds for the Sheffield Scanner appeal.
A leading scientist from the University of Sheffield is investigating a possible key to preventing breast cancer spreading to the bone.
The Sheffield Scanner appeal, which aims to bring the most advanced medical imaging to Yorkshire has reached the £500,000 milestone.
New research conducted by scientists at the University of Sheffield into a drug candidate which could help to delay the onset of motor neurone disease has shown encouraging early results.