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(21 Sep 2017)
A University of Manchester test on the mucus lining of the intestine, performed in mice, has found changes in bacteria that could lead to inflammatory bowel disease 12 weeks earlier than previously possible through looking at stool samples, leading to the possibility of earlier diagnosis and better management of the disease in humans

New test for childhood genetic disorders ‘transformational’
(18 Sep 2017)
The gruelling way doctors are often forced to diagnose a group of rare genetic disorders in children could be transformed by a new test developed by University of Manchester researchers.

Scientists to track allergies with new smartphone app

(14 Sep 2017)
The public are invited to download a free app to track their seasonal allergy symptoms and to help researchers understand more about why the frequency of allergies are increasing.

(11 Sep 2017)
Scientists have revealed that some of Earth’s atmosphere may have been brought to the planet by comets billions of years ago.

Why do people say no to blood pressure lowering pills?

(07 Sep 2017)
University of Manchester researchers together with their UK and overseas collaborators have found out that more than one third of 1,400 people with high blood pressure have not been taking their blood pressure medication.

Students aim to create the world’s first spaceplane
(04 Sep 2017)

A team of students from the University of Manchester aim to revolutionise space travel by designing and building the world’s first successful spaceplane.

Research tracks roots of harmful behaviour in adults

(28 Aug 2017)
New collaborative research conducted by epidemiologists at The University of Manchester and at Aarhus University, Denmark has demonstrated the strong link between being admitted to hospital for trauma as a child and different forms of harmful and self-destructive behaviour in young adults.