Friday, June 5, 2020

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...

A SCOTS mother spent her 40th birthday fighting for her life in intensive care after contracting sepsis and becoming "the most ill person in...

Whistleblowing Champions have been appointed to health boards across Scotland in a move aimed at creating a more honest and open workplace culture within...

NEW 3D imaging technology, which makes lung operations quicker, safer and more effective is being trialled for the first time in Scotland at the...

MARKETING consultants from the Channel Islands have been hired in a bid to solve the GP recruitment crisis in the Highlands. The team will be...

STILLBIRTHS have dropped by almost 8% in England since the smoking ban was introduced, research shows. The number of babies dying shortly after birth has also...

A SENIOR childcare boss has been struck off after faking mileage the equivalent of driving from Edinburgh to Baghdad. Kubeshni Gounder has been charged by...

A SERIES of hilarious and toe-curling Gaelic tattoo disasters have been unveiled by an expert in the notoriously tricky language. Amateur translators have been left...

SCOTLAND’S biggest health board has asked Google to stop listing its complaints department as the main telephone number in search results.   Greater Glasgow and Clyde...

OVER 3,500 Scots are killed every year by toxic fumes belched from millions of vehicle exhausts, it has been revealed. New figures from the UK...

NHS BOSSES have been forced to appeal to doctors across the country after a town suffered a critical GP shortage. NHS Tayside appealed to doctors...

THE number of people being admitted to hospital with mental health illnesses has fallen dramatically, according to latest figures. Figures for Mental Health Inpatient Care,...

A NURSE has been struck off for possessing child pornography of the most “serious and degrading” kind. Christopher Anstey, who worked at Southern General Hospital...

SCOTS scientists have made a breakthrough that could reduce drug-related deaths - including those related to slimming pills. An Edinburgh University team have pioneered a...

Survey of more than 14,000 school staff shows only 0.6% per cent think social distancing possible with very young children Almost 96% of school support staff are worried reopening schools too early will...

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

A GPs' surgery has published a searing open letter on its website, blaming the government and health officials for the "crisis" facing their patients. Parkgrove...

A DIRECTOR of one of Scotland's largest social care agencies has said he is "disappointed but not surprised" that the number of alcohol related...

A CHILDREN’S charity chief is warning parents of the “potential threats” of new technology on children’s brains. Jackie Brock, head of Children in Scotland, is...

The University of Dundee is leading a major new clinical trial of a drug it is hoped may help to prevent the worst ravages...
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