Athletic men and men with diabetes sought for research study
Healthy, athletic men and men with type 2 diabetes are being sought by researchers trying to better understand the link between fat and blood sugar.
Top marks for University in National Student Survey
Students have given the quality of teaching at the University of Aberdeen their seal of approval in the latest National Student Survey (NSS).
New funding to explore Aberdonian diet, health and nutrition through time
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded £10,000 to showcase how diet in the Granite City has changed throughout the centuries and its impact on the health and nutrition of Aberdonians.
High densities of fast food restaurants are not associated with high levels of obesity
New research suggests that higher densities of fast food (and full service) restaurants are NOT associated with higher levels of obesity.
From mother to child, food likes and dislikes: pregnant women sought for Rowett 'flavour' study
New study to look at how babies develop their sense of taste
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.
You are when you eat? Could a bigger breakfast be the key to losing weight
New study to investigate whether the time of day we consume the most calories has an effect on weight loss
Motor racing students' Silverstone success
Engineering students from the University of Aberdeen have finished first in Scotland, third in the UK and fourth overall in a global motor racing competition.
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Genetic home testing: why it's not such a great guide to your ancestry or disease risk
Are high heels bad for your health? Two experts review the evidence
Aaargh midges: but Scotland's bitey critters may hold the key to malaria
Iraq must now rebuild itself – and that means fixing its dreadful governance
Election guide: what you need to know about the Rwandan presidential poll
Brazil and Venezuela's political crises are more alike than they seem
Jack McConnell: United Kingdom can still shape Europe's future despite Brexit