Category Archives: Waru News

Simple urine test using posted samples can track what we eat, drink and smoke

Scientists at the universities of Aberystwyth, Newcastle and Imperial College have developed a revolutionary urine test which can accurately detect more than 50 different types of foods in a person’s diet. The test can also detect consumption levels of alcohol and nicotine, including vaping. It works by measuring chemicals known as biomarkers in urine which…
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Prediabetes; the patient journey

Part of trying to prevent people with prediabetes from getting Type 2 Diabetes is to encourage these people to make improvements to their lifestyle by increasing physical activity and improving their diet.  It can be very difficult for people to start making these changes, and maintaining them is also a challenge.  So that health service…
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Diabetes Information Evening

Diabetes Information Evening Wednesday 19th September 2018, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Carwyn James Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth university Learn about diabetes and the research undertaken at Aberystwyth University. An evening for members of the public, health care professions and anybody with an interest, professional or personal, in diabetes or prediabetes. If you are interested…
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