Scientists in our region have found a chemical in opium poppies which is currently being considered as a potential anti-cancer drug.
Biologists at the University of York have discovered the genes that produce a chemical called Noscapine, which in the future could be used to treat patients with tumours.
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A former nightclub in Wakefield is set to be transformed into a mental health treatment centre.
Young triathlon hero Bailey Matthews is challenging people to join him at the 2016 Castle Howard Triathlon.
British Transport Police will be carrying out high visibility patrols to reassure the travelling public at peak times over the weekend.