University of Aberdeen
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have estimated for the first time the extent to which genes determine changes in intelligence across the human life course.
Genetics Jan 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A high fat diet may damage the part of the brain that controls appetite and energy expenditure which in turn dictates our weight.
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Surgery is more effective than medicine at providing relief from the symptoms of persistent heartburn and reflux, a University of Aberdeen-led study has found.
Cardiology Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Spending 2 minutes 30 seconds exercising at a high level of intensity, could be better at protecting the body against risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) than longer sessions of less ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 4
Presented last week at the British Science Festival, a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists will examine if the consumption of fish oil combined with weight training exercises could help protect ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Too many women in Scotland are failing to follow current advice on vitamin D supplement use in pregnancy. This is leading to very low levels in some mothers and newborns, particularly in the winter months, and the problem ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Balancing your diet with protective foods rich in fibre and vitamin C can help prevent the formation of cancer causing compounds in the gut, the British Science Festival will hear today.
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists investigate whether food addiction should be classed as a mental disorder.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Cocoa-rich dark chocolate might help protect against heart disease and stroke, but probably more so if you are a man.
Health Dec 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—New research analysing 36 years' data for children when they were aged five and six shows that obesity rates are now generally falling except in more deprived communities where obesity levels continue to ...
Overweight and Obesity Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Executive functions are psychological skills we use to achieve goals – for example planning actions in advance, solving problems and ignoring distractions. People with less efficient 'executive functions' are less able ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Environmental endocrine disruptors are man-made chemicals that have been shown to have adverse effects on animal and human health and fertility. Aberdeen scientists told the British Science Festival today their effects on ...
Health Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Aberdeen scientists have demonstrated for the first time a clear link between sunlight, vitamin D and an impact on regulatory cells in the immune system in findings that might provide new ...
Immunology Jul 18, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Nutritional experts at the University of Aberdeen have devised their own turkey burger, which includes extracts of the vegetable.
Health Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new report written by a senior lecturer from the University of Aberdeen into the effectiveness of the complementary therapies that are commonly used for treating arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0