Saturday, May 8, 2021
84 year old care volunteer | UK News

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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.

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

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...
Piggy bank with money

People’s Postcode Lottery players raise £7.5m for charity over past 13 years

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

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...
Charity paddle | Charity News UK

Charity workers set to paddle 30 miles in support of men’s health

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...
A man sat at a laptop looking stressed - Health News UK

Businesses warned to prepare for wave of grief that could hit employees

BUSINESSES are looking to safeguard their employees mental health ahead of concerns over a "wave of grief" set to hit employees upon returning to work.There are fears that a postponed period of trauma and...
A doctor holding a stethoscope - Health News Scotland

Study finds care impacted due to failure to differentiate sex and gender

PATIENT'S treatments may be hindered by doctors who fail to differentiate between sex and gender according to a new study published by a Scottish University.The study has found that sex and gender are not...
Pro-life Projections | Scottish News

Scottish political party admit to “sinister” projections on abortion clinic

A SCOTS pro-life political party has claimed to be behind a recent “sinister” projection outside a sexual health clinic. Richard Lucas, head of the Scottish Family Party, last night claimed responsibility for the projections which...
Children playing with letter blocks - Research News Scotland

New study suggests Infants understand multiword phrases before speaking

BABIES are able to understand combinations of words before they can speak according to a new study. The study has challenged the ideas of how children learn as it showed that 11-12 month-olds can process...
A person sleeping on a park bench - Health News Scotland

Edinburgh ranked second most energy deprived city in the UK

EDINBURGH is Britain's second most energy deprived city according to a new study which found nearly half of residents report they are more tired than ever as Covid-19 restrictions continue. The study also claimed that...
Lily-Mae Grogan and her family | Scottish News

Scots schoolgirl diagnosed with leukemia after parents thought she was just being a teen

A SCOTS schoolgirl has been diagnosed with leukemia after her parents initially thought her tiredness was down to just being a teenager.   Lily-Mae Grogan from Tranent, East Lothian was diagnosed with the disease in December...
A mother and her child with a nurse - Health News Scotland

Children’s hospital in Sciennes closes as services move to new facilities

THE Children's hospital at Sciennes, Edinburgh has closed its doors for the final time today as Children's Services move to the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People. The new hospital is located next...
Maxim Park - Business News Scotland

Maxim Park invests in technology to support return to offices

A NEW mobile app has been launched to support the return of workers to a group of offices located between Edinburgh and Glasgow.Maxim Park, located between Edinburgh and Glasgow is home to over 50...
Alessio Ciulli FRSC, Life Sciences, Mike Ferguson, SLS - Research News Scotland

£38m investment in university spin-out could lead to drugs of the future

MILLIONS of pounds have been invested into a biopharmaceutical company in what is being hailed as one of the largest investments of its kind in Scotland. £38m of financing has been announced by Amphista Therapeutics,...
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