Yo-yo dieting benefits health and can be compared with going to the dentist, according to a scientist whose research appears to support the extreme slimming method.
Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk is to invest £115 million in a new diabetes research centre in Oxford despite the unfortunate "uncertainties" created by Brexit.
England's most selective universities are still taking a lower proportion of state school teenagers than many other institutions, figures suggest.
Vaping has been given an emphatic thumbs up by health experts after the first long-term study of its effects in ex-smokers.
Overuse of antibiotics was chiefly responsible for a serious stomach bug outbreak that spread through UK hospitals in the mid-2000s, research has shown.
An academic leader has claimed rampant anti-Semitism has led to some of the UK's leading universities becoming no-go zones for Jewish students.
An image of former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey of Clifton, has been removed from a top London university amid student concerns about his views on gay marriage.
A sugar tax on soft drinks could result in thousands fewer British adults and children becoming obese, research suggests.
Peers are set to launch a cross-party revolt over Government plans to inject "market"-style competition into the higher education sector.