New test to predict chances of developing cancer
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen and NHS Tayside are breaking new ground in developing procedures to help predict the likelihood of developing cancer of the colon.
Aberdeen part of new UK research centre to tackle musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
The University of Aberdeen is part of a new UK research centre to tackle the impact of musculoskeletal disorders on people's ability to work.
Knowing a 'scurrie' from a 'myaave' - women play vital role in dialect preservation
Aberdeen researchers have discovered that women may hold the key to the preservation of traditional dialects spoken in Scottish fishing communities.
World-leading resource launched for assessing and increasing Gaelic proficiency
A project to develop an international world-leading framework for the teaching and learning of Scottish Gaelic is being launched at the Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen.
Aberdeen research used to create new guide to help men lose weight
A new 'How to' guide launched today by the Men's Health Forum charity - and based on research led by the University of Aberdeen - is the first to show how to adapt and run weight-loss programmes so they are tailored specifically for men.
Aberdeen oncologist reveals trial results show boost in oesophageal cancer treatment
A University of Aberdeen oncologist revealed trial results which show patients with a specific type of oesophageal cancer survived longer when they were given the latest lung cancer drug at a major cancer conference.
New research suggests shape of our spines is key to lifting correctly
'Bend your knees and keep your back straight' is the mantra for lifting heavy objects but new research led by University of Aberdeen academics suggests this approach may not work for everyone when it comes to back care.
Aberdeen academics play key role in delivering first national training course in Geriatric Medicine
Academics from the University of Aberdeen have delivered keynote lectures at the first national training course in Geriatric Medicine in Nepal.
Ground-breaking research shows frequency of addiction to over-the-counter medicines
Participants are being sought for a new phase of a ground-breaking study into addiction to over-the-counter medicines, also known as non-prescription medicines.