Tag / research
Press releases • Jul 06, 2020 13:15 BST
Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be. These are all things that can lead to back pain.
New approach to cardiac patient care could save almost 20,000 lives and prevent 49,000 hospital admissions
Press releases • Feb 26, 2020 11:59 GMT
Experts from Northumbria and Sheffield Hallam Universities will launch a new research project which aims to increase patient uptake of cardiac rehabilitation programmes as part of the NHS long-term plan.
Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world
Press releases • Feb 18, 2020 16:23 GMT
An innovative breath collecting device developed by academics at Northumbria University, Newcastle, could revolutionise the way we diagnose diseases, such as the newly emerged strain of coronavirus, COVID-19.
Press releases • Jan 28, 2020 14:15 GMT
The reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel could become safer and more efficient in future after Northumbria University researchers found a way to modify the structure of molecules to remove radioactive materials. The research is published in the influential Chemistry - A European Journal and is described by its editors as being of 'great significance'.
Press releases • Jan 25, 2017 14:40 GMT
A leading academic at Northumbria University, Newcastle has been appointed President of the Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences.
Press releases • Dec 23, 2016 14:40 GMT
People who have been referred to exercise referral schemes who smoke, are younger* and have more serious and complex health conditions are more likely to drop out before completing the scheme according to pioneering research carried out by Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Press releases • Dec 20, 2016 16:34 GMT
A Northumbria University-led project to improve patient safety education has been awarded €431,996 in European funding.
Press releases • Dec 20, 2016 15:08 GMT
Two Northumbria researchers have launched the latest in a series of innovative projects designed to challenge and inform public perceptions of homelessness.
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
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.
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.
Press releases • Aug 01, 2016 14:36 BST
Glyn Howatson, Professor of Human & Applied Physiology at Northumbria, along with Angus Hunter, Reader in Exercise Physiology and Lee Hamilton, Lecturer in Sport, Health and Exercise Science at the University of Stirling, writes about weight training for The Conversation.
Press releases • Jul 22, 2016 10:47 BST
Jason Ellis, Professor of Sleep Science and Director of the Northumbria Centre for Sleep Research, writes about hypnic jerks for The Conversation.
Press releases • May 05, 2016 13:44 BST
Karen Keane, Lecturer in the Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation at Northumbria University, discusses the effects of cherry juice on high blood pressure for The Conversation.
Press releases • May 05, 2016 09:36 BST
Drinking tart Montmorency cherry juice significantly reduces high blood pressure at a level comparable to that achieved by medication, according to new research from Northumbria University, Newcastle.
Press releases • May 04, 2016 10:26 BST
Sea Hero Quest is an innovative new mobile game specifically designed to create the world’s largest crowd sourced data set to benchmark human spatial navigation.
Press releases • Apr 29, 2016 15:36 BST
The herbs peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender have been proven to have an impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits displayed for older people, according to new research from Northumbria University.
Press releases • Apr 19, 2016 12:17 BST
Experts at Northumbria University, Newcastle are working with Newcastle Clinic to explore how innovative new research on muscular strength in healthy adults could be applied to accelerate recovery from strokes and limb fractures.
Press releases • Nov 05, 2015 09:30 GMT
When it comes to booking a summer holiday or eating out for the first time at a swanky-looking restaurant, online customer reviews are now carrying greater clout than most other marketing communications, according to new research by Northumbria University, Newcastle.