COMMENT: Cherry concentrate lowers blood pressure as much as drugs

COMMENT: Cherry concentrate lowers blood pressure as much as drugs

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.

 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.

 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

 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.

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.