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Top that!

Top that!

Students and staff this week witnessed a significant development in the construction of two new super-labs providing teaching space for more than 200 students.

Released: November 2014

Best Alzheimer

Diabetes drugs may be the best available treatment for Alzheimer's disease

A new study, published in Neuropharmacology and conducted by academics at Lancaster University, could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease by using drugs currently on the market to treat type 2 diabetes.

Released: November 2014

Noisy Knees diagnosis

Acoustic technique developed to detect knee osteoarthritis

A revolutionary medical technique using sound waves to identify osteoarthritis in the knee has been developed by researchers.

Released: October 2014

Hidden pressures of caring

Hidden pressures of caring for family members with terminal illnesses at home

New research reveals family carers of those living with terminal illnesses are not being provided with the support and information they need when managing and administering medication at home.

Released: October 2014

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