Newcastle University

How the brain processes musical hallucinations

A woman with an "iPod in her head" has helped scientists at Newcastle University and University College London identify the areas of the brain that are affected when patients experience a rare condition called ...

Jan 28, 2014
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Early parenting routines may harm breastfeeding

(Medical Xpress)—New collaborative research between Newcastle and Swansea University indicates that mothers who choose to follow strict parenting routines for sleep and feeding in early infancy are less likely to breastfeed ...

Feb 17, 2014
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Fresh faced: Looking younger for longer

Newcastle University researchers have identified an antioxidant Tiron, which offers total protection against some types of sun damage and may ultimately help our skin stay looking younger for longer.

Jan 10, 2014
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Retirement makes people more active

(Medical Xpress)—Retirement may make people more active, at least in the short term, suggests new research from ageing experts at Newcastle University.

Nov 13, 2013
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Vital children's cancer drug being underdosed

(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 ...

Jan 18, 2013
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Ideal body size identified

(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 ...

Dec 03, 2012
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