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Stirling part of new £5.9m study tackling impact of alcohol, tobacco and obesity

Experts at the University of Stirling are part of a new £5.9 million research consortium looking at how the marketing of alcohol, tobacco and unhealthy food and drink has a detrimental impact on health.

Stirling part of new £5.9m study tackling impact of alcohol, tobacco and obesity

Prison tobacco ban significantly reduces second-hand smoke

Levels of second-hand smoke in Scotland’s prisons fell by more than 80 percent in the week after smoking was banned, according to new University of Stirling research.

Prison tobacco ban significantly reduces second-hand smoke

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

New study reveals ‘silence’ around suicide in young people

Mental health professionals treating children and young people with suicidal feelings should refer to ‘suicide’ explicitly to ensure they feel listened to, according to new research.

New study reveals ‘silence’ around suicide in young people

Experts provide new guidelines to athletes on protein intake

A review led by a sports scientist at the University of Stirling has set out new international guidelines for protein intake in track and field athletes.

Experts provide new guidelines to athletes on protein intake