In the largest and most conclusive study of its kind, researchers have analysed blood samples to create a novel and non-invasive way of helping to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and distinguish between different types of neurodegenerative disorders.
North West Cancer Research is to provide an additional £454,000 worth of funding as part of its latest drive to boost life-saving cancer research at Lancaster University.
Biomedical science students have voted for the best undergraduate artwork made from microbes.
PhD student Craig O’Hare has won £500 for a science project as part of an X-Factor style competition among schoolchildren.
A diabetes drug could one day be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Researchers have developed a novel treatment that could block the development of Alzheimer’s disease using microscopic droplets of fat to carry drugs into the brain.
An international team of scientists have designed a new generation of universal flu vaccines to protect against future global pandemics that could kill millions.
Live Brazilian sandflies which transmit a tropical disease were on display at our Open Day in the Faculty of Health and Medicine.
Tiny magnetic particles from air pollution have for the first time been discovered to be lodged in human brains– and researchers think they could be a possible cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
Coinciding with Dementia Awareness Week, the new Defying Dementia website has been launched.