Have you ever wondered why flu epidemics are seasonal? Or why you can catch flu year after year?
The Zika virus, carried by Aedes mosquitos and previously a slow pandemic, is on the rise across the Americas – and its rapid spread is causing serious concern to health officials.
An expert in Ebola from Lancaster has hailed “a major step forward” in the diagnosis of the disease after working with the World Health Organisation.
Over the past two decades, Africa has seen substantial numbers of armed conflicts which pose significant challenges to the control of malaria which killed 438,000 and infected 2.1 million people this year.
A postgraduate student who won a national prize for his work on child malnutrition in Ghana aims to present his recommendations to its Parliament.
Lancaster University and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) have been successful in their joint application for a Medical Research Council (MRC) Translational and Quantitative Skills Doctoral Training Programme (DTP) in Global Health.
Creative activities, such as designing musical instruments, can improve the quality of life of people with dementia, according to researchers at Lancaster University.
A Lancaster researcher has been a key advisor on the new Quality of Death Index, published today by the business information arm of the Economist magazine.
More than 150 people attended the Dementia Futures event run by Lancaster University Centre for Ageing Research at Lancaster Town Hall on Friday.
Researchers have made a breakthrough which could help prevent patients suffering stress to the body and from feeling pain or becoming aware during anaesthesia.