Fewer under-5s admitted to hospital during 'take it outside' smoking campaign
The number of under-five-year-olds admitted to hospital with asthma related complaints dropped following the Take it Right Outside campaign in Scotland, researchers have found.
Lives and livelihoods during a pandemic - latest HERU Blog post
Our latest HERU Blog post looks at a new project to examine public preferences for government responses during a pandemic. The public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic has involved measures such as lockdowns to slow the spread of the virus. The health and economic impacts of the lockdowns have...
Group member wins prestigious award for fibromyalgia research
Stefanie Doebl has been awarded a prestigious prize recognising 'outstanding academic excellence in postgraduate researchers' for her work on fibromyalgia.
UK study finds ibuprofen does not increase risk of death from Covid-19
A new study conducted during the height of UK hospital admissions from Covid-19 has found that the regular use of painkillers including ibuprofen, naproxen and diclofenac did not increase the risk of death from the disease.
Dental student Rachel returns to artistic roots for inspiration
An Aberdeen dental student who went back to her artistic roots to help her study has found her striking compositions have been well received by the profession and beyond.
Multi-million investment in six new research projects to investigate Covid-19 and ethnicity
The University of Aberdeen is leading one of six new projects to improve our understanding of the links between Covid-19 and ethnicity, funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
Aberdeen researchers join data experts to tackle UK's biggest health care challenges
Data specialists at the Aberdeen Centre for Health Data Science which includes NHS Grampian and the University of Aberdeen will receive funding of up to £400,000 over two years to join a national network of experts who are working to address some of the biggest challenges facing health and care...
Building an understanding of diabetes with Minecraft
The hugely popular virtual construction game Minecraft is being used to teach young people about diabetes by researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
New national study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched
A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Researchers at University of Aberdeen looking for fertility feedback
Fertility experts at the University of Aberdeen are appealing for couples to share their experiences of using an online tool which calculates their predicted chances of having a baby following IVF treatment.
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