Health screening campaigns which target a specific organ may lack effectiveness if the public have a poor knowledge of anatomy say researchers.
Teenagers who do not access healthcare when needed are at greater risk of dropping out of high school say researchers.
The low uptake of flu vaccination among medical students and doctors is influenced by social attitudes say researchers.
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.
A trade in people’ with learning disabilities and/or autism has been uncovered by a partnership of activists, families and Lancaster University academics.
Attempts to deliver safe water to people living in some of the world’s poorest slums are falling at the final hurdle, according to research led by Lancaster.
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has announced that a collaboration between Liverpool and Lancaster Universities (LiLaC) will be a member of a renewed School for Public Health Research.
Lancaster University is strengthening its digital health research capability with the appointment of a global expert to a newly created role.
A diabetes drug could one day be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Motor Neurone Disease (MND), Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.