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97% reduction in second-hand smoke exposure revealed by Stirling-led study

The amount of second-hand smoke inhaled by non-smoking Scots has fallen by over 97% over the past 20 years, University of Stirling-led research has found.

97% reduction in second-hand smoke exposure revealed by Stirling-led study

Plain packaging led to price hike for branded tobacco

Small retailers sold fully-branded tobacco for higher prices while they were being phased out for standardised packaging, a study has found.

Plain packaging led to price hike for branded tobacco

Experts to present new anti-doping approach at Stirling talk

Two scientists who are developing a novel technique to detect gene doping in athletes will present their work at a special event at the University of Stirling.

Experts to present new anti-doping approach at Stirling talk

Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs

Eating breakfast prior to exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates and more rapidly digest food post-workout, according to research involving the University of Stirling.

Eating breakfast prior to exercise helps burn more carbs

Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes

Experts from the University of Stirling have made a breakthrough in understanding how people respond to lifestyle treatment for preventing Type 2 diabetes.

Breakthrough in battle against Type 2 diabetes