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Daily activity is route to a better memory as well as fitness for pupils

Daily activity is route to a better memory as well as fitness for pupils

Schoolchildren who run or walk for 15 minutes during the school day are mentally and physically sharper than those who do not, according to a new study involving the University of Stirling.

Pressures on Euro 2020 hosts led to less effective COVID-19 measures, study finds

Pressures on Euro 2020 hosts led to less effective COVID-19 measures, study finds

Measures designed to reduce transmission of COVID-19 at Euro 2020 matches may not have been as effective due to the multiple pressures faced by host cities, a new study has found.

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Daily activity is route to a better memory as well as fitness for pupils

Schoolchildren who run or walk for 15 minutes during the school day are mentally and physically sharper than those who do not, according to a new study involving the University of Stirling.

Daily activity is route to a better memory as well as fitness for pupils

Pressures on Euro 2020 hosts led to less effective COVID-19 measures, study finds

Measures designed to reduce transmission of COVID-19 at Euro 2020 matches may not have been as effective due to the multiple pressures faced by host cities, a new study has found.

Pressures on Euro 2020 hosts led to less effective COVID-19 measures, study finds

Youth advisory group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Scotland’s National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) is launching a youth advisory group – supported by the University of Stirling – to inform and improve policy from the perspective of those with lived experience.

Youth advisory group launched as part of Scotland’s Suicide Prevention Action Plan

Prominent health warnings on alcohol products make drinking “unappealing”, new study finds

Young adult drinkers are more likely to perceive alcohol products as “unappealing” and “socially unacceptable” if they display prominent health warnings, according to new research.

Prominent health warnings on alcohol products make drinking “unappealing”, new study finds

Study explores impact of singing and dancing on healthy ageing

Researchers at the University of Stirling are exploring how singing and dancing can support healthy ageing and improve mental wellbeing among care home residents.

Study explores impact of singing and dancing on healthy ageing

Flavoured cigarette use by children overlooked, study finds

The widespread use of menthol cigarettes in underage smokers has been overlooked according to new research from the University of Stirling and Cardiff University.

Flavoured cigarette use by children overlooked, study finds

Calls to extend programme which supports people with alcohol problems in Glasgow’s Deep End Practices

A new study shows the effectiveness of specialist addictions nurses in general practices in the most disadvantaged areas of Glasgow in treating alcohol problems.

Calls to extend programme which supports people with alcohol problems in Glasgow’s Deep End Practices

Study explores self-management treatment for pelvic organ prolapse

University of Stirling researchers will explore the clinical and cost effectiveness of an innovative self-management programme designed to help improve the lives of women with pelvic organ prolapse.

Study explores self-management treatment for pelvic organ prolapse

Alcohol policy measures could reduce ambulance callouts, study finds

New alcohol policy measures should be considered to reduce drink-related ambulance callouts, according to researchers studying data from Scotland during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alcohol policy measures could reduce ambulance callouts, study finds

MND diary project aims to enhance future care and support

A new University of Stirling study is seeking to improve healthcare and support for people living with motor neurone disease (MND) by exploring coping and resilience in those living with the condition.

MND diary project aims to enhance future care and support