No need to wait to conceive after miscarriage
Women who get pregnant soon after a miscarriage are more likely to have a successful pregnancy than those who wait to conceive again.
Current evidence does not support vitamin D supplements to prevent disease
Current evidence does not support the use of vitamin D supplements to prevent disease, conclude researchers in The BMJ today.
Uncovering Scotland's 'UNESCO heritage'
The Archive in Aberdeen's Town House is home to a collection of medieval records so significant that they have been recognised by UNESCO, the body of the United Nations responsible for the protection of the world's cultural heritage.
Climate change expert receives prestigious award
The European Geosciences Union (EGU), Europe’s premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide, has announced it will honour a University of Aberdeen professor at a prestigious award ceremony next year. Professor Pete Smith will receive the...
Kidney disease risk for some pregnant women
Research from the University of Aberdeen has found that that there was an increased risk of chronic kidney disease later in life for mothers who had high blood pressure during pregnancy.
IVF online calculator predicts individualised chances of couples having a baby
Writing in The BMJ today, researchers describe a new calculator that has been developed to estimate the individualised chances of couples having a baby, both before and after first IVF treatment, and over multiple cycles.
Research reveals involuntary retirement trend brought on by skills gap
A study by economists at the University of Aberdeen has found that experienced workers may be just as prone to feeling like the office 'newbie' as those starting a new job, with many retiring early as a result.
Digital imagery reveals secrets of 800-year-old 'royal' book
A lavishly illustrated medieval book which once belonged to King Henry VIII was not created for the royal elite but was actually a tool for teaching, new digitally enhanced photography has confirmed.