'Let's talk about Huntington's disease' - University researchers help young people to open up
May is Huntington's disease (HD) Awareness month, set aside each year to draw attention to the neurodegenerative disorder which in Northern Scotland has increased by almost 50% over the last 30 years.
£2.9m funding boost to promote mental wellbeing for young people in sub-Saharan Africa
A team of researchers from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded around £2.9 million to help promote mental wellbeing in children and adolescents living in some of the least developed countries in the world.
'Painkiller advice for pregnant women should always be followed' as use linked to newborn problems
Researchers have called for medical advice about the use of painkillers during pregnancy to be reassessed after a new study found pregnant women who use over-the-counter analgesics are around one and a half times more likely to have a baby with health issues.
Cabinet Secretary visits Rowett to hear about food research
Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and Islands Mairi Gougeon MSP visited the Rowett Institute to hear about innovative research in food science.
Diabetes almost doubles risk of death from Covid
People with diabetes were almost twice as likely to die with Covid and almost three times as likely to be critically or severely ill compared to those without diabetes.
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