Research carried out at Aberdeen University could pave the way for new drugs to be developed to help combat age-related muscle loss.
Regular cannabis use could affect heart structure and function, new research suggests.
Having a good sleep pattern reduces the risk of heart disease and stroke by 34%, a study suggests.
People with a strong genetic predisposition to autism are more likely to report self-harm and suicidal thoughts even if they have not been formally diagnosed, research suggests.
A ground-breaking study has brought population-wide screening for genetic faults linked to conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer a major step closer.
Scientists have linked more than 500 genes to intelligence in the largest study of its kind.