Researchers find key to stroke survival
The number of trained nurses available to treat patients immediately after a stroke is the most reliable health services predictor of survival according to research from the University of Aberdeen and University of East Anglia.
Search for genetic switches linked to obesity and alcohol abuse receives £400k funding boost
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are searching for the genetic switches that could contribute to obesity and alcohol abuse after securing a research grant of £412,200 from the BBSRC.
Results of five year trial published
Results of a five year trial on haemorrhoids (commonly known as piles), jointly sponsored by NHS Highland and the University of Aberdeen, have this week been published in The Lancet, one of the world's oldest and best known medical journals.
Sustainable vaccines and fuels research boosted by computer breakthrough
Sustainable sources of fuels and new medicines and vaccines for a growing global population could be a step closer after the University of Aberdeen made an important breakthrough that will optimise a new and rapidly evolving biotechnology.
Want a new body? Get a new 'buddy'!
Study finds that a new exercise partner is the key to exercising more.
'Overlooked and misunderstood' gene linked to schizophrenia
Scientists have discovered new evidence strengthening the link between a previously misunderstood gene and major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and autism.
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