A new technique which could revolutionise the treatment of epilepsy is to be tested thanks to a £10m grant. Led by Newcastle University, teams from Imperial College London and UCL universities will also collaborate on the CANDO project to develop a brain implant, which uses light waves to try to counteract the disrupted brain activity which causes epileptic seizures.
published on: 27th March 2014
Researchers, led by a team at Newcastle University, have found that people born with a rare abnormality of their chromosomes have a 2,700-fold increased risk of a rare childhood leukaemia.
published on: 24th March 2014
Researchers from Newcastle University will present their latest findings at the UK's largest dementia research conference.
published on: 19th March 2014
People may be more likely to adopt healthy behaviours if offered small financial incentives, the largest study of its kind has concluded.
published on: 12th March 2014
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has halved its recommended levels of sugar intake, thanks to a study carried out by Newcastle University academics.
published on: 6th March 2014