Saturday, February 24, 2018

A SCOTS firefighter who suffered a cardiac arrest at just 22 made it to the top of three of the UK’s highest mountains in...
Choosing a doctor

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Sooner or later, every doctor in training gets the that crucial moment where it is time to choose their specialty. A doctor’s specialty is...

ALMOST 3500 mothers in Scotland suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder after giving birth to their children every year, according to experts. Doctors believe, that...

A FATHER of one died of cancer just two days after holding a farewell party in his local pub for friends and family. Brave Simon...

LIVINGSTON has been revealed as the fast food capital of Scotland. The new West Lothian new town has one fast food chain store for every...
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A groundbreaking study from Edinburgh University has shown that suffering from anxiety or depression could carry an increased risk of death from liver disease. The...

A STRUGGLING NHS board has been hit with £17m in negligence claims - almost a third of them lodged by their own staff. According to...

The number of patients who are having their lung cancer detected in stage one has increased by nearly 25%, according to figure released by...

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The unregulated limb lengthening industry in India is seeing a huge boom as many of its vertically challenged residents have surgery to gain much-needed...

CATS already have nine lives - but with the help of Edinburgh University scientists they may be getting more mileage out of them. Researchers at...

A HEALTH chief has slammed the “irresponsible” and “breathtakingly dangerous” sale of kids’ munchie boxes filled with sweets and chocolate. Sweet shops have now started...

A CARE worker has been struck off after leaving a vulnerable woman and her partner in a soiled bed overnight. Claire O’Brien accompanied a dependent...

Edinburgh University scientists have found that sugar may reduce the risk of osteoarthritis developing people who undergo orthopaedic surgery every year.   The disease, which occurs...

HEALTH chiefs have been criticised for paying universities to design undergraduate degrees in “spirituality”. NHS Scotland is set to pay £3,000 to universities to develop...

A drug that breaks up blood clots in the brains of stroke patients could be used more widely than at present without increased risk,...

A SEVEN-year-old boy is returning to his home in Scotland after pioneering treatment in Mexico caused his terminal brain tumour to start “dying”. Luke Stewart...

THE family of a young boy who has died after battling rare brain and spine tumours have paid tribute to their “little fighter”. Jayden Nicol,...

A MUM of two has told how she needed 19 hours of surgery to remove a one-stone cancerous tumour and seven organs. Sandra Currie, 44,...

A STAGGERING 85% of parents may be risking their children's eyesight, new research has shown. Parents in Scotland are being urged to take young...

A NHS chief has volunteered to work GP shifts to help deal with a shortage of doctors. Dr Angus McKellar, medical director at NHS Western...
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