A new study has shown that a standard hormone supplement, used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy, could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning.
We’ve all got life stories. Where we grew up, where we worked, our families and our hobbies. These details define us and tell people who we are. For people with dementia, that narrative ‘colour’ is often lost.
General practice, a cornerstone of UK primary care provision, has for many years been frequently referred to as ‘the jewel in the Crown’ of the NHS. But now primary care, and general practice in particular, are facing a crisis, with all the major political parties proffering solutions in their manifestos at the last election.
Research Champion Professor Kate Pickett outlines the challenges and opportunities facing researchers within the research theme of Justice and Equality at York. All around the world world […]
It is predicted that 10 million people will die from drug-resistant bacteria by 2050. This, alongside climate change and food shortages, makes anti-microbial resistance (AMR) one of the greatest threats facing humanity today.
In the canteen of Derwent College – possibly the greyest of the University of York’s original complexes – I meet world-leading chemist Andy Bell. The place hasn’t changed all that much since Bell first arrived here as a Chemistry student back in ‘79.
England manager Roy Hodgson was among the seven honorary doctorates awarded by the University of York this January. Every year, the University confers honorary degrees on people who […]
Why do our minds wander? Why have our brains and minds developed the capacity to ‘decouple’ from the environment into a series of thoughts that are completely unrelated to the situation in hand?
Reliance on the system is not enough: Frances MacGuire gives a personal account of her mum’s struggle with dementia and a crumbling NHS.
We interview Dr Robert Newton on his sub-Saharan mission