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£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.

EXPERT COMMENT: 10 things every child with autism wishes you knew

EXPERT COMMENT: 10 things every child with autism wishes you knew

Press releases   •   Mar 31, 2017 14:41 BST

​Helen Driver, PhD Researcher in Autism, Family and Communication and Joanna Reynolds, Research Psychologist and Senior Lecturer in Child and Family Wellbeing at Northumbria write about autism for The Conversation.

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

EXPERT COMMENT: Smoking harms not just your physical health, but your mental health too

Press releases   •   Nov 24, 2016 15:33 GMT

Tom Heffernan, Programme Leader in Psychology with Criminology, and Anna-Marie Marshall, PhD researcher and demonstrator at Northumbria University, write about smoking for The Conversation.