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University of Central Lancashire

The University of Central Lancashire (or UCLan) is a university based in Preston, Lancashire, England. It has its roots in The Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge which was founded in 1828. In 1992 it was granted University status by the Privy Council. The university is the ninth largest in the UK in terms of undergraduate student numbers.


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Illustration en 3D de plaques amyloïdes se formant entre les neurones.On a longtemps cru que ces dépôts provoquaient la démence liée à la maladie d'Alzheimer, mais de nouvelles études commencent à en douter. Shutterstock

Maladie d’Alzheimer : avons-nous tout faux sur ses causes ?

Les dépôts de protéines sont tenus pour responsables de la maladie d’Alzheimer, mais les médicaments qui les ciblent échouent. Nous devons orienter les recherches vers les premiers stades de la maladie.
Complex post-traumatic stress disorder is common among refugees. Independent / Alamy Stock Photo

Complex post-traumatic stress disorder explained

Complex PTSD was left out of the latest version of the ‘psychiatrists’ bible’, but that doesn’t make it any less real for those who live with it.
Kim Yo-jong: now widely thought of as a possible successor to her older brother Kim Jong-un. EPA-EFE/Jorge Silva

North Korea: the rise and rise of ‘first sister’ Kim Yo-jong

The increasing prominence of Kim Jong-un’s younger sister has prompted speculation about whether she is positioning herself for ultimate power in North Korea.


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