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New study launching in Scotland to understand long-term side effects of Covid-19 - Scottish News

University of Dundee gets £133,000 to research effect of Covid-19 on blood vessels

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A research project at the University of Dundee investigating how COVID-19 damages blood vessels has been awarded a grant of £133,000 by national charity Heart Research UK.Harmful effects of COVID-19 are excessively high in...
New study launching in Scotland to understand long-term side effects of Covid-19 - Scottish News

Scottish University announces launch of Long Covid research

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A NEW study is launching in Scotland which seeks to understand the long-term effects of Covid-19.The research is being led by the University of Glasgow, along with Public Health Scotland and NHS Scotland and...
Birling Gap Cliff at risk of collapse | UK News

Coastguard warning urges “selfie culture” walkers to stay clear from cliff edge

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COASTGUARDS have issued a warning urging "selfie culture" walkers to stay away from a cliff edge as shocking images show how the rocks have eroded.The Birling Gap Coastguard has urged the public to stay...

Man with Muscular Dystrophy reflects on photo from an online exhibition

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A MAN with muscular dystrophy has decided to take part in an online photograph exhibition.Joe Logue, from Renfrewshire's disability and mental ill-health experience has fostered a passion for advocacy and sharing his story with...
Seedlings - Health News Scotland

Can a gardening group help with mental health recovery?

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RESEARCH shows that contact with nature can provide multiple health and wellbeing benefits, including reduced stress and anxiety, increased mood, self-esteem, and resilience. Being in and around nature can be great for wellbeing, which is...
Covid vaccine - Research News Scotland

Study sheds light on rare blood clots after Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

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SCIENTISTS have claimed that the risk of adverse reactions to the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is low despite new research findings. A study from Denmark and Norway published by the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has shown slightly increased...
Health News Scotland

Can singing help patients with long Covid?

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A PROGRAMME that teaches people to sing and breathe to help combat the effects of long Covid has received funding.This is one of the projects announced to receive funding as part of the University...
Coronavirus - Health News Scotland

Symptoms of long-Covid “like ME” find researchers

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RESEARCHERS have discovered strong links between long Covid symptoms and those experience by Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME). sufferers.The effects of long Covid are now being realised around the world as around 10% of people who...
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Britain has been revealed as the third worst country in Europe for sick pay

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A report has ranked European Nations on how well they compensate their citizens in times of ill health.Sick pay has become a vocal topic recently, with Europeans having to take time off work to recover...
84 year old care volunteer | UK News

Care home resident, 84, volunteers as care assistant to help out staff

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AN 84-YEAR-OLD care home resident has volunteered to work as a care assistant at her own home to help out staff.Maureen Townend expressed to staff at Flower Park Care Home in Doncaster, South Yorkshire,...

GP appointed to lead charitable coalition committed to increasing activity among Scots

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Scotland Women’s football team doctor appointed Chair of national initiativeA LOCAL GP who prescribes Scots weekly exercise to prevent and manage long-term health problems has been appointed as the new chair of a charitable...
University of Dundee School of Life Sciences -Research News Scotland

Study uncovers why some females may be more susceptible to disease

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FINDINGS from a study claim to help explain why some females may be more predisposed to disease, suffer worse outcomes of virus infections or respond differently to drug therapies. Researchers from the University of Dundee's School of...
Duncan Boak - Health News Scotland

Man who lost sense of smell reveals how his accident led him to aid...

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A GUITARIST who lost his sense of smell as a result of a major brain injury in 2005 has revealed how it has led him to helping others.Duncan Boak, 39, suffered brain damage after...
Researcher wearing a reusable mask - Coronavirus News Scotland

Personalised face masks better help protect people from Covid-19

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NEW research has found that reusable face masks created using smartphones and 3D printers could better help protect people during future epidemics.Engineers have created a system to make personalised face masks for healthcare workers...
Medicine - Research News Scotland

Funding awarded to help researchers find a potential cure for malaria

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RESEARCHERS have been awarded funding to identify compounds that could help create a single-dose treatment for malaria. The University of Dundee's Drug Discovery Unit (DDU), will utilise  funding to support the development of a compound series that...
Health News Scotland

New device to help impaired stroke patients improve arm function.

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A NEW device is lending hope to stroke patients with arm and hand problems as a new device is being hailed as being able to improve arm impairment and function. The device, the Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS)...
Wilkie Rider - Willis Wilkie - Health News Scotland

Senior Optometrist urges parents to keep an eye on their children’s visual health

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PARENTS are being urged to be aware of the effects of long screen time on their children's health, in particular their eyes.A senior optometrist has warned that although the timescale is too short to...
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People’s Postcode Lottery players raise £7.5m for charity over past 13 years

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MILLIONS of pounds raised by lottery players across 13 years has helped a major UK charity ensure there is a "lifeline for vulnerable missing people".Missing People, based in East Sheen, Richmond has received £7.5m...
Professor Jason Swedlow - Health News Scotland

Academic accepts lead role in $55m initiative to help fight deadly diseases

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AN ACADEMIC at a Scottish university has accepted a role to lead a $55m initiative aiming to create a "tissue time machine" to help eradicate deadly diseases.Professor Jason Swedlow from the University of Dundee...
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Charity workers set to paddle 30 miles in support of men’s health

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CHARITY workers set to take part in 30 mile endurance paddle in support of men's physical and mental health.A group of 12 celebrity friends, led by adventurer and Presenter, Charley Boorman, are set to...
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