Friday, November 15, 2019

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...

SUICIDES in Scotland have fallen by 19% in the last decade, according to new statistics. A BBC Panorama documentary, A Suicide in the Family, shown...
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THE Scottish suicide rate reduced by 17.8% between the periods 2000-2004 and 2010-2014, according to new figures published today. The statistics, published by ISD Scotland...

A NURSE at the £600-a-night Priory clinic has admitted to sharing a bed, bikini waxes and foreign holidays with a patient. Janet Wilma Toy is...

SCOTS scientists have made a huge breakthrough in the pursuit of printing artificial organs.   Scientists at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt team have been wrestling with the problem...

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Many paths across Scotland are to be significantly upgraded by hundreds of volunteers as Scotland’s walking charity gives out thousands of pounds to a...

GENES  linked with a greater risk of developing autism may also be associated with higher intelligence, according to a new study.   Researchers at Edinburgh University...

A CARE worker has been struck off after being found guilty of a slew of offences, including telling elderly patients they “stink of pish.” Karen...

FRIENDS have paid tribute following the death of a cancer patient who made headlines by publishing pictures of her face after it was ravaged...

AMBULANCE chiefs have been forced to spend an estimated £3.5m on specialist equipment to treat Scots patients weighing up to 70 stone. The move follows...

MEET the 100-year-old Scots grandma with “amazing” skin - and her secret is never wearing makeup. Since a young age Ruby Mathieson, who recently celebrated...

A SCOTS health board has been fined £24,000 after a patient contracted a deadly disease. The 64-year old female patient was being treated atHartwoodhillHospital, which...

CALMAC staff have saved a man’s life after he suffered a heart attack waiting to board a ferry. The alarm was raised when a 70-year-old...

A NEW app has been launched to help young people manage mental health problems. The app and educational programme was launched today at an event...

A MAN who was infamous for his lack of punctuality played a posthumous prank on pals - by being late for his own funeral. Mark...

NHS chiefs have been condemned for paying an agency doctor more than £19,000 for a week’s work - the equivalent of £1m a year. The...

A SANDWICH shop that became world-famous after it was visited by George Clooney has failed its hygiene inspection for the second year running. The Social...

MORE than 10% of blood donated in Scotland is wasted, it has been revealed. Figures show that 10.38% of blood donated by volunteers across Scotland...

A SCOTS teenager who falls asleep 30 times a day is joining a court class action to demand compensation from a pharmaceutical firm which...
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