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thumbnail Newcastle University to lead research into distressing symptoms of dementia

The Alzheimer’s Society has awarded funding to Newcastle University to establish a new Doctoral Training Centre to study the symptoms of a particularly distressing form of dementia.


published on: 5th February 2015

thumbnail Small changes to lifestyle can help people LEAP into retirement

Small lifestyle changes involving physical activity, healthy eating and maintaining social networks can set the stage for happier and healthier futures for people after retirement.


published on: 5th February 2015

thumbnail Funding from charity for new treatments to silence tinnitus

Today, to mark Tinnitus Awareness Week, UK charity Action on Hearing Loss announces a major investment to fund a new study at Newcastle University, which aims to accelerate the development of future tinnitus treatments.


published on: 4th February 2015

thumbnail MPs vote for change in IVF law

Scientists at Newcastle University have welcomed the news that MPs have voted for a change in the law so that a pioneering IVF-based technique to reduce the risk of mitochondrial diseases can be allowed.


published on: 3rd February 2015

thumbnail Two and a half thousand women could benefit from mitochondrial donation in the UK

Almost 2,500 women of child-bearing age in the UK are at risk of transmitting mitochondrial disease to their children, according to the most recent estimates published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.


published on: 28th January 2015

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