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 Twins on a mission to raise staggering £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation

Twins on a mission to raise staggering £100,000 for the British Heart Foundation

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2016 10:31 GMT

Northumbria University alumnus Jonathan Stretton-Downes and his twin brother David are aiming to raise £100,000 with the ‘SIX TIMES OPEN’ campaign, inspired by Jonathan’s sixth heart surgery in Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital in early 2017.

 Thousands could benefit from revolutionary stroke treatment

Thousands could benefit from revolutionary stroke treatment

Press releases   •   Dec 02, 2016 15:07 GMT

Almost 10,000 UK stroke patients a year are missing out on a treatment that can prevent disability following a stroke, according to research led by Northumbria University, Newcastle

 EXPERT COMMENT: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

EXPERT COMMENT: Argument over funding HIV PrEP drug reveals prejudice about the reality of some gay sex

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2016 13:03 GMT

Alexander Maine, PhD candidate and a lecturer in Law at Northumbria University discusses preventative HIV drug PrEP and its availability.

 Northumbria University to showcase world-class research at Food Matters Live

Northumbria University to showcase world-class research at Food Matters Live

Press releases   •   Oct 28, 2016 16:07 BST

Food Matters Live is a vast cross-sector networking event bringing together over 600 organisations and leading professionals in a range of fields spanning from retail to nutrition and manufacturing to healthcare.

TV crew explore Northumbria’s state-of-the-art facilities

TV crew explore Northumbria’s state-of-the-art facilities

Press releases   •   Oct 25, 2016 15:20 BST

Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are working with Channel 4 on a documentary examining the latest in fitness trends.

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.