A £3 million charity fund will allow scientists across the world to access stored brains virtually by helping digitise part of Europe’s largest brain and tissue bank.
Fundraiser dinner dances have raised thousands of pounds to help save lives at sea in the north-east.
A popular north-east man who died from breathing problems left a heartfelt final message to loved ones saying: “Goodbye everyone”.
People with Parkinson’s disease have been fitted with an implant that can deliver drugs directly to the brain through a port in the side of their head in a pioneering study.
A seven-year-old has been rewarded for her charity fundraising efforts with a visit from her hero, Sir Billy Connolly.
A North-east woman is selling her collection of musical instruments and equipment to raise funds for charity.
A national charity that supports people with Parkinson’s disease has donated hundreds of pounds worth of equipment to a North-east health centre.