Thu, 24 Nov 2022 00:01:00 GMT
People of South Asian ethnicity may be able to achieve type 2 diabetes remissions by following a structured weight management programme, according to a new study which saw one third of participants lose more than 10% of their body weight
Wed, 16 Nov 2022 19:00:00 GMT
The Winchcombe meteorite, a rare carbonaceous meteorite which crashed onto a driveway in Gloucestershire, has been found to contain extra-terrestrial water and organic compounds that reveal insights into the origin of Earth’s oceans.
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 19:00:00 GMT
Scientists have found a new drug treatment that can slow the progression of neurodegenerative disease in mice. The breakthrough research may offer fresh hope in tackling currently untreatable conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 06:45:00 GMT
An iron infusion every one to two years could help people with heart failure to avoid being admitted to hospital, according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation presented today at the American Heart Association conference and published in The Lancet.
Tue, 25 Oct 2022 20:00:00 BST
A major study has examined changes in the health of Scottish veterans over time compared with people who have never served, concluding that despite many health outcomes for veterans improving, some important challenges remain
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 08:30:00 BST
A toxin which makes pigs vomit is the surprising key which has unlocked the century-old mystery of the origins of a Martian meteorite, and the possible identity of the Black student who discovered it.
Thu, 20 Oct 2022 00:01:00 BST
The UK’s efforts to tackle the monkeypox outbreak will receive a huge boost with the creation of a new research consortium working together to develop better diagnostic tests, identify potential therapies and study vaccine effectiveness and the virus’ spread.
Wed, 12 Oct 2022 10:00:00 BST
One of the largest studies to date into the long-term effects of COVID-19 – the Long-CISS (Covid In Scotland Study) – found that 1 in 20 people who took part in the research had not recovered from having COVID-19 at their most recent follow up – between six and 18 months following infection with SARS-CoV-2.
Thu, 13 Oct 2022 00:00:00 BST
Routine sampling of water supplies and genomic sequencing – determination of the entire genetic makeup - of Legionella bacteria could play a key role in identifying the source of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks
Researchers propose a roadmap to understand whether AI models and the human brain process things the same way
Mon, 10 Oct 2022 06:59:00 BST
Deep Neural Networks – part of the broader family of machine learning – have become increasingly powerful in everyday real-world applications such as automated face recognition systems and self-driving cars.
Wed, 05 Oct 2022 10:00:00 BST
Recent evidence has shown people across the UK are dying younger as a result of austerity, with people living in the poorest areas hardest hit. A new study published today now quantifies the scale of these deaths.
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:30:00 BST
The consortium which prepared a bid to bring a pioneering fusion power plant to North Ayrshire are offering their congratulations to their counterparts in Nottinghamshire following the UK Government’s final siting decision.
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 08:00:00 BST
A University of Glasgow project Speak for Yersel, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, aims to answer the question of what type of Scots can you hear across Scotland by mapping the many different types used here and now.
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 07:00:00 BST
A new clinical trial, aimed at improving treatment options for patients with Crohn’s disease, is to begin in Scotland. Led by the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) in collaboration with hospitals around Scotland, the BIOPIC Study will evaluate the use of PEN (Partial Enteral Nutrition) — in which patients replace half of their normal diet with liquid-only prepared supplements.
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 07:00:00 BST
A simple blood and urine test can identify those most at risk of severe complications of chronic kidney disease. However, despite being recommended by NICE in 2021, many patients and GPs remain unaware of the test’s life-saving potential.
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 12:00:00 BST
A ground-breaking collaboration between NHS, university and industry partners has been launched to co-create NHS Scotland transformation through large scale programmes to improve the health of the population and expand clinical research.