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York academic contributes to new report on men’s health which reveals disparities between most and least deprived areas in the UK

Posted on Wednesday 17 July 2024

A University of York academic has advised on a major new report on men’s health which highlights the disparities between the most and least deprived areas in the UK.


Plaice may have been most popular flatfish on dinner tables in medieval times

Posted on Monday 15 July 2024

Flatfish, such as plaice, turbot and sole, were regularly consumed as part of a medieval meal, according to analysis of fishbone remains found at archaeological sites across Europe.


History shows that humans are good for biodiversity… sometimes

Posted on Thursday 11 July 2024

Humans have been an important driver of vegetation change over thousands of years, and, in some places, had positive impacts on biodiversity, according to a new study.


New technology could open up gene therapies to more patients at less cost

Posted on Thursday 11 July 2024

A new technology aims to take gene therapies a step further, making it possible for the treatment to be used more widely, at lower cost, and with improved outcomes for patients.


New study to create assistance robots in breast screening patients with limited mobility

Posted on Thursday 11 July 2024

An assistance robot has the potential to support and help position a patient with paralysis or other mobility issues during breast screening procedures, research suggests.


New mathematical model sheds light on the absence of breastfeeding in male mammals

Posted on Thursday 27 June 2024

Being nursed by a single parent could be an evolutionary strategy to curb the spread of harmful microbes in mammals, according to a novel theory developed by mathematicians.


Over £1.5M raised to establish education and community centre

Posted on Wednesday 26 June 2024

More than £1.5 million has so far been raised to establish a new education and community space, offering children and young people of Westfield fair access to new opportunities.


University venue for flagship BBC Question Time Leaders’ debate

Posted on Friday 21 June 2024

The University of York was the focus of the General Election on Thursday 20 June as it hosted the BBC Question Time Leaders’ Debate.


What will a UK dinner plate look like in 2054?

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2024

Attitudes towards healthy diets could see insect proteins, including crickets, locusts, and grasshoppers becoming part of a more ‘flexitarian diet’ in 2054, say researchers.


Cost of diabetes to UK estimated at £14 billion, research shows

Posted on Wednesday 19 June 2024

Diabetes cost the UK almost £14 billion in 2021/22, including more than £10 billion in direct costs to the NHS, according to the findings of a new study which looked at the direct and indirect costs of the disease.


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