Pioneering research reveals improvements in the treatment of heart attack patients
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:00:00 BST
Researchers from the Golden Jubilee National Hospital and the University of Glasgow have reported a study that shows one in ten patients may not need cardiac intervention following a heart attack and in those that do need stents, the procedure can be targeted more effectively.
Glasgow-led research group identifies potential pathway for blocking transmission of Chikungunya virus
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:30:00 BST
Researchers have taken the first step towards preventing transmission of the mosquito-borne tropical chikungunya virus, which is in danger of invading Central and South America and the south-eastern states of the USA.
Benefits of statins outweigh diabetes and weight-gain risk
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:44:00 BST
The mechanism by which statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes has been investigated in a large-scale analysis from an international team led by researchers from UCL and the University of Glasgow, using information from genetic studies and clinical trials.
Behind every great man… the role of women in the lives of the “Football Fans In Training” men
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:30:00 BST
The Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme – a men-only weight loss and healthy living programme delivered in Scottish professional football clubs – has been acclaimed internationally for its success. But if a man wants to change his lifestyle – by eating differently or exercising more for example – what is this like for other people around him?