(Medical Xpress)—Men and women aged 44 or younger are more likely to agree with financial incentives to encourage breastfeeding and smoking cessation during pregnancy compared to those aged 65 and over.
Fewer men join weight loss programmes but are more likely than women to stick with them, according to analysis of international obesity studies led by University of Aberdeen researchers.
Skin cancer survivors are to be aided in checking for signs of the condition returning by new technology developed by experts at the University of Aberdeen.
Fifty years ago parents and guardians of 900 Aberdeen primary pupils filled in a survey about their children's respiratory health.
Being thin used to be linked with poverty while obesity was associated with affluence but now that has turned on its head, according to a University of Aberdeen study.
What dictates the shape of a person's hips and spine is being examined in a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists.
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists in China and Aberdeen have made a key discovery which could explain why some people are 'couch potatoes'.
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists have discovered a link between a largely unstudied gene and schizophrenia.
(Medical Xpress)—Clopidogrel, a drug prescribed to thousands of people who have had a heart attack, can be safely withdrawn with no 'rebound effect', according to a study by Aberdeen scientists.
(Medical Xpress)—High intensity exercise suppresses yearnings for unhealthy foods, a study by Aberdeen nutritionists has found.
(Medical Xpress)—As the use of IVF expands to a wider range of fertility problems, experts warn that the risks could outweigh the benefits.
Aberdeen researchers are launching a new study to test two methods that may counter possible health risks of not getting enough exposure to the sun during the winter months.
Millions of Dr Who fans are set to be gripped as the latest incarnation of the famous Time Lord is unveiled on Christmas Day.
A woman's age affects the outcome of every single step of IVF treatment, according to a University of Aberdeen study published today in PLOS ONE. This is the first study of its kind to break down failure rates ...
A new national prescribing chart developed by doctors, pharmacists and nurses is to be piloted in Scotland as one measure in a campaign to reduce prescribing errors.