Breast cancer drug 'could be safe treatment' for reducing obesity and diabetes
A drug initially designed to fight breast cancer could be a safe treatment for obesity and diabetes, according to researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Next generation MRI scanner development gets multi-million funding boost
The development of next-generation MRI scanners designed to identify key diseases earlier and in more detail has taken a step forward with the award of a 6.6M Euro research grant.
New funding to unlock secrets of city records
A new project to unlock the secrets of Aberdeen's Burgh Records has been awarded funding of £310,000.
Study suggests fresh approach to autism research
The more expressive people are, the better they are at understanding the feelings of others according to a study by researchers at The University of Aberdeen published in Cognitive, Affective & Behavioral Neuroscience.
The key to New Year's resolutions: don't bite off more than you can chew
The key to successfully achieving those difficult New Year's resolutions is to know your limits and focus on one achievable goal at a time.
Screening for 'changed gene' could prevent asthma attacks and improve treatment
Screening children with asthma for a specific genetic change could help prevent asthma attacks and lead to more effective treatments, according to scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
'UK first' IVF embryo trial to compare 'fresh' and frozen
IVF births using frozen embryos will be compared to births from 'fresh' embryos in a large-scale multi-centre trial which is the first-of-its-kind in the UK and led by a team from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the NPEU Clinical Trials Unit, University of Oxford.
The UK is increasingly outsourcing the environmental impacts of its food supply
A new study from researchers at the University of Aberdeen, the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, the James Hutton Institute, and the Alpen-Adria University in Vienna, shows that the UK's food self-sufficiency has decreased substantially over recent decades, as more food and animal feed are imported compared to 25...
Sarcasm is lost on the older generation
Older adults are not as good at detecting sarcasm as their younger counterparts according to research from the University of Aberdeen.