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.
Mon, 29 Aug 2022 10:01:00 BST
A six-year analysis of more than 94,000 adults in the U.K. Biobank with no history of heart failure at enrollment has found that engaging in moderate or vigorous physical activity may lower the risk of developing heart failure, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.
Mon, 29 Aug 2022 00:00:00 BST
A medication, commonly used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, has been found to significantly lower the risk of cardiovascular death in patients with heart failure. A team of international researchers also found that the same drug was able to reduce worsening heart failure
Wed, 03 Aug 2022 16:00:00 BST
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 09:00:00 BST
Understanding Animal Research (UAR), an organisation that promotes open communications about animal research, has today (30 June 2022) published a list of the ten organisations that carry out the highest number of animal procedures – those used in medical, veterinary, and scientific research – in Great Britain
University of Glasgow launches new course to support children and young people in the post-COVID era
Mon, 20 Jun 2022 06:00:00 BST
The course will look at specific strategies and tools which may be used by teachers, social workers, parents and others to encourage children and young people to both recognise and discuss their emotions post pandemic.
Thu, 16 Jun 2022 14:00:00 BST
Scientists at the Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute and the University of Glasgow are to receive £1.9m to explore the causes of a debilitating wasting disease that many people experience in the later stages of cancer
Wed, 15 Jun 2022 00:01:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has been awarded four prestigious UKRI-funded Future Leaders Fellowship awards, for work on key research areas including quantum sensing, bunyaviruses, immigration detention and colorectal cancer
Wed, 08 Jun 2022 00:01:00 BST
A new app, designed to help children understand more about respiratory viruses, has been co-created by staff from the University of Glasgow, The Glasgow School of Art and local primary school pupils in Glasgow.