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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.

£1.4m grant to assess how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions

£1.4m grant to assess how yoga benefits older people with multiple long-term health conditions

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2018 10:40 GMT

A major £1.4 million study investigating the benefits that yoga brings to older people with multiple long-term health conditions is about to begin at Northumbria University, Newcastle. It aims to determine both the clinical effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a specially-adapted yoga programme for older adults with multimorbidity.

Remembering and responding on World Aids Day

Remembering and responding on World Aids Day

Press Releases   •   Nov 28, 2018 10:00 GMT

Staff and students at Northumbria University will mark World AIDS Day by celebrating the life and work of a former academic, and launching two new initiatives aimed at highlighting the challenges faced by those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

Huge fall in FGM among girls across Africa

Huge fall in FGM among girls across Africa

Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 09:15 GMT

The prevalence of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGMC) among girls up to the age of 14 has fallen sharply in most regions of Africa over the past three decades, reveals the first analysis of its kind.

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Public Lecture Series: Professor Glyn Howatson

Public Lecture Series: Professor Glyn Howatson

Events   •   Jan 05, 2017 17:04 GMT

Professor Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology and Research and Innovation Lead, Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation From Brawn to Brain and Back Again Refreshments will be available from 6pm

Feb 07, 18:00 - 19:30 GMT

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

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

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Young people's healthy eating project

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