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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.

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Inquiry into why children are going hungry

Press Releases   •   Mar 03, 2017 16:04 GMT

Experts on children’s holiday hunger from the Healthy Living Research Lab at Northumbria University, Newcastle have been asked to present to a group of MPs who are leading an inquiry into the issue.

Participants needed for University research projects

Participants needed for University research projects

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2016 14:01 BST

Researchers from Northumbria University are looking for volunteers to take part in studies looking at the effects of a compound found in grapes and red wine which may boost mental functions.

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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