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Millions risk leaving it too late to discuss dying wishes
13 May 2013
New research has revealed that although people are more confident about discussing death and planning end of life care, millions are risking leaving it too late to do anything about it.
'Pain garden’ website aims to help chronic pain sufferers
21 February 2013
A Teesside University researcher is leading creation of a new website which will help people with chronic musculoskeletal pain understand their pain better.
Traffic light system for activity could redefine how we exercise say researchers
20 February 2013
The traffic light system used as a guide to health information in food could be used in a similar way to help people become more active, researchers have found.
End of life care scheme proves a success
03 July 2012
A scheme piloting the introduction of an end-of-life discharge sister post has proved successful for patients, Teesside University has found.
New fast track guidelines to defrost frozen shoulders
21 June 2012
Clinical guidelines and a new quick reference summary for the diagnosis, assessment and physiotherapy management of frozen shoulders developed at Teesside University have been downloaded over 10,000 times.
Researcher authors Open University book on systematic reviews
11 May 2012
A book explaining how to perform systematic reviews by a researcher at Teesside University has just been published, to critical acclaim.
Time to come home for new Teesside Professor
18 April 2012
An expert on the human body clock and its impact on health has returned to his roots to take up a new professorial position at Teesside University.
Susan’s hands-on research into Thai massage
20 March 2012
When therapist Susan Lorrimer asked for volunteers for a unique research project comparing Thai and Swedish massage she got over 200 responses from willing participants.
The teenage mother is not a “prophet of doom”
16 March 2012
With teenage pregnancy at its lowest rate for over 40 years, a Teesside University academic is challenging the popular stereotype of the teenager mother.
New hub to raise questions on health issues
01 March 2012
Two of Teesside University’s top research staff are key players in the launch of a new regional group which will ask some deliberately challenging and difficult questions of current health policies and practices.