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Is being a night owl bad for your health?

Is being a night owl bad for your health?

Press releases   •   Nov 30, 2018 12:35 GMT

Night owls may have a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and type 2 diabetes than early risers. In the first ever international review of studies analysing whether being an early riser or a night owl can influence your health, researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an increased risk of ill health in people with an evening preference.

Research reveals new benefits of school holiday clubs

Research reveals new benefits of school holiday clubs

Press releases   •   Jul 27, 2018 09:17 BST

With the Government’s announcement today (27 July) of a £2 million fund to provide holiday activities for children, newly-published research from Northumbria University, Newcastle has revealed that holiday clubs provide many more benefits for both children and parents than previously believed.

EXPERT COMMENT - The ‘French paradox’ turned out to be an illusion, but it led to some interesting research

EXPERT COMMENT - The ‘French paradox’ turned out to be an illusion, but it led to some interesting research

Press releases   •   Jul 13, 2017 09:49 BST

Everybody loved the French paradox. It was a term coined in 1980 by French scientists in their paper on heart disease and fat intake. It refers to the fact that, despite consuming a diet high in saturated fat, French people have relatively low levels of coronary heart disease, especially when compared with people in Britain.

Northumbria academic receives prestigious international award for alcohol research

Northumbria academic receives prestigious international award for alcohol research

Press releases   •   May 31, 2017 11:05 BST

A Northumbria University academic, whose research has had a major impact on public health policies around the world, has received a prestigious award for his contribution to alcohol studies.

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Public Lecture Series: Professor Dianne Ford

Public Lecture Series: Professor Dianne Ford

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:01 GMT

Professor Dianne Ford, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University Can we eat to live longer? Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Jan 24, 18:00 - 19:30 GMT

Northumbria University Room CCE 002, Business & Law Building City Campus East Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2SW