What counts as 'good' healthcare?
When we need healthcare - which most of us do at some point in our lives - we want it to be good healthcare. And good healthcare is what NHS Scotland and many health services internationally aim to provide. But what counts as good healthcare?
Heart attack drug proven to have no rebound effect
Clopidogrel, a drug prescribed to thousands of people who have had a heart attack, can be safely withdrawn with no 'rebound effect', according to a study by Aberdeen scientists.
Run fast to eat well: Brain research reveals new link between high intensity exercise and appetite
High intensity exercise suppresses yearnings for unhealthy foods, a study by Aberdeen nutritionists has found.
Are the risks of extending IVF outweighing the benefits?
As the use of IVF expands to a wider range of fertility problems, experts warn that the risks could outweigh the benefits.
Global food businesses support climate smart agriculture
Global agri-food businesses are using the launch of a new carbon management web app to highlight the need for greater collaboration on agricultural sustainability.
Shrinking fish: Decline in North Sea fish length linked to rising sea temperatures
A decline in the length of fish in the North Sea could be linked to climate change, according to research led by Aberdeen scientists.
Zoey enjoys sprinting success at Glasgow race meet
University student Zoey Clark contributed to a fantastic performance by Scotland's 4x400m relay team at the Sainsbury's indoor international track-and-field meeting at Glasgow's Emirates Arena at the weekend.
Chemists exploring new material with 'next generation' computer hard drive possibilities
An attempt to uncover the 'holy grail' of a lossless energy source has inadvertently led to a study which could result in the next generation of high-speed, mass storage hard drives.
High point celebrated in construction of world-class nutrition research facility
A key milestone in the construction of a facility that will place the University of Aberdeen at the forefront of scientific research into nutrition and health has been celebrated.
Vegetation's role in water availability amid climate change in northern regions explored
Flood prevention and ensuring a sustainable water supply are just two possible benefits of a new ground breaking study under way at the University of Aberdeen.
University athletes named on Scotland squad for historic event
The hard work of two University of Aberdeen athletes has been rewarded after they were named in the full Scotland team for this weekend's International Match in Glasgow.
Football fans get FFITer and lose weight
An initiative that helps male football fans feel better and live a healthier lifestyle by losing weight, taking more exercise, and improving their diet has been a resounding success, according to new research published in The Lancet and BMC Public Health.
University hosts sixth Annual Learning and Teaching Symposium
Members of staff from the University of Aberdeen along with colleagues from the Robert Gordon University attended the Centre for Academic Development's sixth annual Learning and Teaching Symposium last week (Wednesday, January 15.)
New study investigates 'sunshine' and the immune system
Aberdeen researchers are launching a new study to test two methods that may counter possible health risks of not getting enough exposure to the sun during the winter months.
Free swimming lessons for students and staff
Hundreds of University staff and students are set to take the plunge by taking up the offer of free swimming lessons at the new state of the art Aberdeen Aquatics Centre.
Exploring the 'golden rules' of diet and weight-loss
The evidence behind common beliefs and advice associated with healthy eating will be explored at a free University event.
Health career workshops to give insight for pupils
School students interested in a career in health or medicine will have the chance to attend a series of hands-on workshops organised by the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University.
Unmanned flying drones to help identify oil reserves
Unmanned flying drones are being used to recover more of the oil reserves from the North Sea and beyond by studying geology from the sky.
Eating habits study seeks volunteers
What determines and influences our eating habits is the focus of a new study by Aberdeen nutritional scientists.
Volunteers sought for research into treatment for haemorrhoidal disease
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and NHS Highland leading a study into methods of treating severe haemorrhoids are seeking volunteers.
Race to save Alaska's lost 'melting villages' boosted by major research grant
A race to save one of the world's best preserved examples of a lost society has been boosted by a major £1million research grant.
Life on other planets could be far more widespread
Earth-sized planets can support life at least ten times further away from stars than previously thought, according to academics at the University of Aberdeen.
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