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News in 2015

  • New health partnership delivers world-class patient care

    A new partnership will ensure patients in the North East will benefit sooner from new treatments, diagnostics and prevention strategies.

    published on: 9 October 2015

  • Organic vs non-organic food

    Study finds significant differences between organic and non-organic food.

    published on: 8 October 2015

  • Diet reverses Type 2 Diabetes

    A Newcastle University team has discovered that Type 2 diabetes can be reversed by an extreme low calorie diet.

    published on: 8 October 2015

  • A gene mutation for excessive alcohol drinking found

    Researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking.

    published on: 8 October 2015

  • Using people power to transform our streets

    A Newcastle street was transformed this weekend, trialling some of the ideas proposed by residents to make the area more people friendly.

    published on: 8 October 2015

  • What do Foundation Programme doctors actually do?

    Writing for the General Medical Council's bulletin, Dr Bryan Burford and Dr Gillian Vance, from Newcastle University's School of Medical Education, reflect on their research into the experiences of junior doctors.  

    published on: 8 October 2015

  • Funding Opportunities for Innovation available

    A new EU-funded initiative at Newcastle University provides a unique opportunity for technology businesses to fund innovation activities in collaboration with the University’s computing experts.

    published on: 8 October 2015

  • Body donation for Medical Science

    The journey in life and beyond death of two people who have generously decided to donate their body to medical science has been highlighted in a new television series.

    published on: 8 October 2015