“Chemical Exchange Saturation Transfer is a promising new method for diagnosing this disease and this important study will give us more information about its effectiveness as a diagnostic tool.” Dr Gordon Waiter, Director of the Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre at the University of Aberdeen
Advances in Understanding Motor Neurone Disease
“The early detection of disease could be a critical missing step in our attempts to cure this disease” Dr Jenna Gregory of the University of Aberdeen
Stuart Threipland’s Medicine Chest on Tour – Physician to the Bonnie Prince
The medicine chest of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s personal physician, used at the Battle of Culloden, will be featured for the first time as part of a new public exhibition, “Remote and Rural Remedies”.
The Real McCoy?
A little silk tag with a QR code is a security measure that could reveal if the whisky you are wanting to buy is fake.
International Study Launched into Breast Cancer in Men
MERGE, will discover and characterise new genetic risk factors for male breast cancer by analysing DNA from 5,000 men.
Medical Pioneer & Suffragette Dr Flora Murray On New Bank Note
The new £100 polymer note will feature Dr Flora Murray, CBE (1869-1923), the Scottish medical pioneer and suffragette.
Fascinating Historical Surveys of Medical Practice in Highlands & Islands Go Online
Robert Watson, a Minister on Hoy, records in his survey of 1850, that there were no medical practitioners in the island.
Health Charities Plea for Drug Approval Treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: #DMD
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD)is a life-limiting muscle-wasting condition.
From 1995 – 2015 Over 10 Million Infants Born Within 50 km of Armed Conflict Have Died
New estimates reveal extent of the health burden of armed conflict–affecting at least 630 million women and children worldwide in 2017, and contributing to more than 10 million deaths among children under 5 years of age over 20 years.
The Tiny ‘Stars’ Helping to Heal
Inspired by a parasitic worm that digs its sharp teeth into its host’s intestines, Johns Hopkins researchers in the USA have designed tiny, star-shaped microdevices that can latch onto intestinal mucosa and release drugs into the body.