Irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome and anorexia nervosa may all have a common origin according to researchers.
Biomedicine students are being encouraged to experiment with ideas through drawing with bacteria as part of a lab competition.
Lancaster University is to receive over £100,000 to help tackle the Zika virus which may cause microcephaly in unborn babies.
The genomes of two distinct strains of the virus that causes the common lip cold sore, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), have been identified within the same person - an achievement that could be useful to forensic scientists for tracing a person's history.
Researchers have overturned a century old assumption that “kissing bugs” only feed on blood.
Have you ever wondered why flu epidemics are seasonal? Or why you can catch flu year after year?
The Zika virus, carried by Aedes mosquitos and previously a slow pandemic, is on the rise across the Americas – and its rapid spread is causing serious concern to health officials.
An expert in Ebola from Lancaster has hailed “a major step forward” in the diagnosis of the disease after working with the World Health Organisation.
Over the past two decades, Africa has seen substantial numbers of armed conflicts which pose significant challenges to the control of malaria which killed 438,000 and infected 2.1 million people this year.
Twins Emma and Catherine Rose are celebrating their First Class degrees in Biomedical and Life Sciences.