Newcastle University traces its origins to the School of Medicine and Surgery established in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1834. A series of splits and mergers in the organization of the university occurred. In 1963, Newcastle University became independent of the University of Dunham. Newcastle University is noted for exceptional medical training for physicians, medical research, The Faculties of Medical Sciences and Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering include numerous schools. In addition, Newcastle University has numerous highly complex scientific institutes, including but not limited to Nanoscale Science and Technology, Cell and Molecular Sciences and much more. Newcastle University has less than 20,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students.
Scientists at Newcastle University have shed new light on how the brain tunes in to relevant information.
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(Medical Xpress)—A focus on alcohol-related entertainment in the North East normalises binge drinking among young people, a new study has found. Tim Townshend, of the School of Architecture, Planning & Lan ...
Health Apr 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study could help earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, after a Malaysian researcher working for Newcastle University in the UK identified that even early in the disease people experience symptoms.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Vitamin D is vital for making our muscles work efficiently and boosting energy levels, new research from Newcastle University has shown.
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Poorer lung cancer patients in the developed world are significantly less likely to receive treatment than richer patients, researchers from Newcastle University have found. This inequality in treatment may contribute to ...
Cancer Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study has found that many patients receiving a potentially life-saving drug for the childhood cancer neuroblastoma are potentially being under-dosed. Every year in the UK approximately 100 children aged ...
Cancer Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Getting your family and friends to support you in being physically active and setting yourself physical activity goals are among the top ten tips scientifically proven to help combat Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The fascinating but deeply weird illusion of the scintillating grid, where the grid appears to sparkle, has been shown to be more sparkly when you view it with both eyes rather than one ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Many people do not recognise the signs of stroke and delay calling emergency services, limiting their chances of getting effective early treatment, a new study has revealed. Even those ...
Cardiology Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The ideal male and female bodies according to each of the sexes have been identified by researchers at Newcastle University using a special 3D design programme. The findings, published today in the journ ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 03, 2012 | 2.4 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A Newcastle University expert has won a prestigious award for her work to help young children with language difficulties. Dr Cristina McKean and Drs Sean Pert and Carol Stow, who both work for Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Welfare rights advice has been shown to help patients with cancer and their carers receive millions in unclaimed benefits to help cope with the disease.
Cancer Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Interaction between auditory cortex and amygdala responsible for our response to unpleasant sounds, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Heightened activity between the emotional and auditory parts of the brain explains why the sound of chalk on a blackboard or a knife on a bottle is so unpleasant.
Neuroscience Oct 10, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Chemicals similar to those found in cannabis form the basis of a new drug that is being trialled in UK cancer patients for the first time. The trial – funded by Newcastle University spin-out company e-Therapeutics plc, ...
Cancer Sep 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An ultra-low cost scanner that can be plugged into any computer or laptop to reveal vital information about the unborn child has been developed by engineers at Newcastle University, UK.
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0