High blood pressure lowers significantly after drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice

High blood pressure lowers significantly after drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice

Press releases   •   May 05, 2016 09:36 BST

​Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice significantly reduces high blood pressure at a level comparable to that achieved by medication, according to new research from Northumbria University, Newcastle.

New Executive Dean for Health and Life Sciences at Northumbria

New Executive Dean for Health and Life Sciences at Northumbria

Press releases   •   Apr 29, 2016 14:16 BST

​Northumbria University has appointed a new Executive Dean to lead its Faculty of Health and Life Sciences.

EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

EXPERT COMMENT: Athletes, you’re doing weight training all wrong

Press releases   •   Aug 01, 2016 14:36 BST

​Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology at Northumbria, along with Angus Hunter, Reader in Exercise Physiology and Lee Hamilton, Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, writes about weight training for The Conversation.

Female scientists get set to take to the soapbox

Female scientists get set to take to the soapbox

Press releases   •   Jun 13, 2016 11:51 BST

​Did you know that fruit flies are being used to help to find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease? This is one of the topics currently being researched at Northumbria University which will be under discussion at a special event celebrating women working in science this weekend.