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.
Seven medical students have travelled to Sri Lanka as part of plans to create a healthcare project for children.
On September 22nd and 23rd, the Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Health, Professor Chris Whitty and his Private Scientific Secretary, Alexandra Lee visited the University.
Lancaster Medical School is one of the UK's top ten performers for training doctors in this year's National Student Survey.
New blood-testing technology that promises to improve healthcare treatments for cancer patients, post-operative care and monitor the health of babies in the womb is being developed by Lancaster academics.
A 'one-stop shop' is to be launched in Lancaster, offering information, advice and practical support to those concerned about dementia.
Lancaster University Health Hub is delighted to offer two fully funded opportunities for NHS clinical staff, to work with the University for up to 1 PA (Programmed Activity) per week which can be worked flexibly over a period of approximately 12-18 months. These posts will each be based within one of the Lancaster Health Hub partner NHS organisations.
The organisation that buys health services for people living in Fylde and Wyre is one of only 10 across the country to be rated 'outstanding' by NHS England.
Using data from the largest ever genetic study of schizophrenia, researchers have shed light on the role of the immune system.
Researchers have identified a gene variant which explains why some patients with Parkinson’s Disease respond well to drug treatment and other do not.