Could painkillers be hiding serious arthritis condition from doctors?
Thousands of patients with an inflammatory arthritis condition might be being mis-diagnosed because the pain killers they take hide the problem from doctors.
Successful US arthritis walking programme inspires UK study
A new walking programme for adults with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions, made popular in the US, is to be trialled in the UK for the first time, led by researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Scientists call for tougher laws on enforced high heel wear
More needs to be done to stop women having to wear high heels against their will, according to the most thorough review of scientific studies into the shoes.
Farr Newsletter 28th July 2017
University of Edinburgh to Play Pivotal Role in Creating Data Capital of Europe University of Glasgow Health Data Science Week Courses Global Issues From Health to Humanitarian Crises to be Tackled in Ambitious Research Programme(Global Challenges Research Fund) New Book: Key Advances in Clinical Informatics: Transforming Health Care Through Health Information Technology Blog: What do...
Farr Newsletter 21st July 2017
UK Research and Innovation Launches Interim Website Farr Researcher Receives a Highly Commended Award in the Research as Art Competition Data Study Group: Health and Well-Being Fisrt Issue of the International Journal of Population Data Science Published Urban Big Data Centre Summer Training Cross Scotland in Six Days (CS6D)
HERU collaboration with Scottish Genomes Partnership
A research collaboration has been launched between HERU and the Scottish Genomes Partnership to evaluate the efficiency of Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS). The economic analysis is part of work that the Scottish Genomes Partnership are undertaking with NHS Scotland and the 100,000 Genomes Project to investigate the extent to which...
Farr Newsletter 14th July 2017
The Farr Institute Scotland at the Edinburgh Fringe UK Government Publishes Response to National Data Guardian Review on Cyber Security & Data Collaboration Between Scottish Government, NHS/NSS and the Data Lab Wins Award Strathclyde Global Talent Program Prestigious Scientia PhD Scholarships on Using Big Data to Redesign the Health System CMO Annual Report Addresses Challenges...
Women exposed to smoke while in womb more likely to miscarry
Women exposed to cigarette smoke while in their mothers' wombs are more likely to experience miscarriage as adults, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Farr Newsletter 30th June
Cancer Data Hackathon: Better Forecasting of Outcomes Team Wins Learn to Blog About Science Global Challenges Research Fund Funding OpportunitiesIndustrial CASE StudentshipsMRC Senior Fellowships in Hearing Research
New breathing test could help prevent asthma attacks in children
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen will study whether using an asthma breathing test can help prevent asthma attacks in children.
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