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New web-based tool to improve football development

An innovative sports science tool – based on the research of a University of Stirling academic – is aiming to revolutionise talent identification and development in youth football players.

New web-based tool to improve football development

Male dominance of discussions around steroid use may increase risk to women

Women who use steroids may be at “higher risk” because discussions around the issue are often dominated by men, new research has revealed.

Male dominance of discussions around steroid use may increase risk to women

Stirling student nurse features in inspirational new book

A student nurse’s poignant reflection on her first day on placement features in an inspirational new book published by a Scottish charity.

Stirling student nurse features in inspirational new book

Informal approach key to tackling drinking in pregnancy

Health professionals should adopt a “conversational approach” and focus on building trust when discussing alcohol consumption with pregnant women, midwives have told researchers.

Informal approach key to tackling drinking in pregnancy

Warnings on individual cigarettes could reduce smoking

Health warnings printed on individual cigarettes could play a key role in reducing smoking, according to new research from the University of Stirling.

Warnings on individual cigarettes could reduce smoking