Health screening campaigns which target a specific organ may lack effectiveness if the public have a poor knowledge of anatomy 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 stay in hospital at the age of 14 inspired Rachel Skelly to become a doctor -just like her elder sister Linda.
Jamie Harrison chose to become a doctor after working as a healthcare worker in the same deprived area where he grew up.
A former salesman has graduated as a doctor after becoming inspired by his fiancée to switch career.
Lancaster medical graduate Sally Ingram is the latest member of her family to pursue a medical career.
Students at Lancaster Medical School are benefiting from some of the most advanced anatomy teaching resources in the UK thanks to their Lecturer, described as “one of the most able and vigorous anatomists of his generation.”