Chronic jet lag discovered in people living with HIV
People living with HIV have a significantly delayed internal body clock, consistent with the symptoms of jet lag, according to new findings reported by researchers from universities in South Africa and the UK.
An ‘early warning system’ for Covid-19 variants
Northumbria University is set to develop new methods for detecting Covid-19 ‘Variants of Concern’ and identifying potential ‘Variants of Interest’ following new funding from the national genome sequencing consortium, COG-UK.
Impact and resistance training boosts bone strength and muscle function in those with Crohn’s disease, according to new research
Research from Northumbria University, Newcastle, has shown the important role specific types of exercise can play in the management of bone loss, fatigue and muscle dysfunction for those with Crohn’s disease.
Study to examine the role of specialist nurses for people with Parkinson’s
Northumbria University researchers would like to hear from people with Parkinson’s and their families and carers, about their experiences of their Parkinson’s Nurse as part of a £100,000 study into the support for people with the condition. They are also looking to hear from specialist nurses to understand their knowledge on appropriate care and support for people with Parkinson’s.
Northumbria professor develops breath collecting device that could change Coronavirus diagnosis around the world
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.
EXPERT COMMENT: Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda – it should never have happened
Associate Professor, Dr Sterghios Moschos, discusses the spread of the Ebola virus to Uganda for The Conversation.
Remembering and responding on World Aids Day
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).
Breakthrough in rapid, mass screening for the Ebola virus
A new, faster and safer way of diagnosing the Ebola virus has been developed by an academic from Northumbria University, Newcastle. Research led and carried out by Dr Sterghios Moschos at Northumbria means that patients with Ebola-like symptoms can be identified and treated much sooner and at the point of care, helping to reduce the spread of the disease and risks to others.
Northumbria graduate wins internship in Parliament
A History graduate is using his internship in the House of Commons to help raise awareness of Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.