First treatment for 'broken heart syndrome' trialled
The first ever treatment for broken heart syndrome, also known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy, is to be trialled by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Fatigue among arthritis sufferers relieved by physical activity and talking therapies
Physical activity and talking therapies can significantly improve fatigue in people with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, axial spondylitis and lupus, a new University of Aberdeen study has found.
Rowett Institute receives £25m funding from Scottish Government
The Scottish Government has continued its investment in human nutrition and food science at the Rowett Institute with a funding boost worth £25 million over five years.
Top award for Professor Fowler
Professor Paul Fowler has been awarded a prestigious award in recognition of his contribution to the field of environmental influences on fetal development and long-term health in humans and animals.
University professor in walking challenge to raise awareness of suicide impact
A University of Aberdeen academic is putting his best foot forward in a walking challenge from Land's End to John O'Groats, to raise awareness of the impact of suicide on families following the death of his son.
University research inspires first Scottish commercial cold pressed hemp oil production
Cold pressed hemp oil has been commercially produced in Scotland for the first time, inspired by research taking place at the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute into the crop's nutritional, health and environmental benefits.
'Revolutionary' new Science Teaching Hub opened by renowned scientist and broadcaster
The University of Aberdeen's new £35 million Science Teaching Hub has been officially opened by renowned scientist and broadcaster Professor Chris Jackson.
Brain changes linked to emotion discovered in mysterious Takotsubo syndrome
Changes in areas of the brain associated with emotion have been identified in people with Takotsubo syndrome, sometimes known as broken heart syndrome, according to research by the University of Aberdeen.
Physiology graduates contribute £22.6 billion to the UK economy every year
A new report launching in Parliament today and featuring a case study from the University of Aberdeen shows that physiology graduates contribute £22.6 billion to the UK economy ever year. This is equal to supporting 777,200 jobs.
New training course for life-saving lung technique
NHS staff will be trained to use an intensive care technique that provides life support to patients with severe respiratory failure, through a new short course from the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.
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