Full of beans

Full of beans

Press releases   •   Feb 14, 2013 00:00 GMT

Computer games, ‘fat’ suits, and entertaining quizzes will be used by Northumbria University academics to teach the public about healthy eating.

New cases rise, but death rates decline – how cancer became about quality of life

New cases rise, but death rates decline – how cancer became about quality of life

Press releases   •   Jun 18, 2015 00:00 BST

Over the past 25 years, the number of cancer cases that are most common in men (prostate) and women (breast) has jumped. Prostate cancer has tripled, while breast cancer has doubled since 1990. This upward trend is true globally across 188 countries, regardless of income levels.

Conference to discuss the challenges of ageing

Conference to discuss the challenges of ageing

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2014 00:00 GMT

Up to 400 of the world’s leading experts on ageing will visit Northumbria University next year to take part in the British Society of Gerontology’s annual conference.