Friday, August 14, 2020
Glasgow woman's sight saved by optometrist

A GLASGOW mum has undergone potentially sight-saving surgery after a local optometrist spotted her serious condition. Gillian Young, from Shettleston, called Specscavers at Glasgow Fort...
50% UK adults have tooth decay

MORE than half of adults in the UK have damaged or rotting teeth according to a dental hygiene company.Spotlight Oral Care say that despite...
eople walking through scanner field

https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=7s&v=IwaKc2aVq8Y&app=desktop A SCOTTISH company has unveiled a ‘track and trace system’ that uses facial recognition and thermal imaging to detect people with high temperatures and...

Frontline nurses have blasted MPs after less than 20 turned up for a debate in parliament on about issues facing the healthcare workers. Nurses carrying...

THE RNLI have issued a warning to Scots asking them to  leave their inflatable toys in the pool or at home this summer.The advice comes...
lungs

CHRONIC lung disease sufferers could be aided by a new drug which helps reduce the need for antibiotics, according to a clinical trial. The final...
Lab

A NEW treatment for Covid-19 is set to be trialed which aims to reduce lung inflammation in coronavirus patients.Researchers from The University of Dundee will...

Two examples of digital public engagement by an Edinburgh communications consultancy during the COVID-19 pandemic have been deemed best practice by the Scottish Government.The...

An inflammatory syndrome in children and adolescents, believed to be linked to covid-19, seems to be more common among children of African ancestry, finds...

University of Dundee experts will attempt to transform the way obesity is treated as part of a €16 million project. Academics from the University’s School...

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When you are depressed, you may struggle with getting out of bed each day. It's difficult to want to stay active even though it's...

Chronic pain sufferers deal with the condition for an average of more than ten years, according to new research.A team at Biofreeze, a cold...

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Pandemics have caused people to spend time in isolation several times across history. For example, Isaac Newton came up with his ideas about gravity...

A FORM of UV light could be used as an effective disinfectant for coronavirus, according to new research.Far-UVC is a kind of UV ray...

Vulnerable customers of a Scottish housing and care provider are being able to keep in constant contact with friends and family – and where...

An appeal launched to help Fife students affected by the Covid-19 crisis, support vital research at the University of St Andrews, and help the...

One in four drinkers in Scotland are drinking more since lockdown began, according to new research.The study from independent alcohol education charity, Drinkaware, found...

Between 5 and 6% of Britain’s population had been infected with Covid-19 by the last third of April, according to a new study from...

   According to a YouGov opinion survey, 61 per cent of Scots say they walk more now than they did before the pandemic measures, the...

Mental health issues among police officers are a “substantial health concern,” with around 1 in 4 potentially drinking at hazardous levels and around 1...
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