Saturday, January 16, 2021

Thousands of pensioners discharged in middle of the night

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MORE than 5,000 elderly patients have been discharged from hospital in the middle of the night, shock new figures show.Records – obtained by the...

NHS Scotland whistleblowers given a voice by new role

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

NHS Scotland criticised over plan for “spirituality” degree

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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...

Scientists to research why some Scots are biologically blessed with natural midge repellent

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SCIENTISTS are launching research into why some Scots have developed a natural resistance to midge bites.It is currently known that around one in seven...

Air pollution kills over 3,500 Scots every year

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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...
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Researchers discover new pathway that sheds light on intellectual disability – Research News UK

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Researchers from the University of Dundee have discovered a new pathway that offers the potential for new therapeutic strategies for a major developmental disorder...

Arm Twist Nurse Struck Off

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A NURSE has been struck off he deliberately inflicted pain on an elderly care home resident by twisting his arm behind his back as...

More important than ever to look after ourselves, says walking charity

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Scotland’s walking charity is urging the public to stay active and take a walk everyday amidst the Coronavirus outbreak.Exercising once a day is one...

NHS Scotland’s epilepsy services leading the rest of the UK

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A UK-wide epilepsy report has found epilepsy services in Scotland are improving and even outperforming the rest of the UK. The report, produced by the...
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Glamour model to help victims of online trolls with blogs on mental health –...

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AN INTERNATIONAL glamour model is hoping to turn her past experiences with online bullying into a way to help others affected by the issue.Rebecca...
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New treatment for Covid-19 trialed by University of Dundee

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A NEW treatment for Covid-19 is set to be trialed which aims to reduce lung inflammation in coronavirus patients.Researchers from The University of Dundee will...

Disease that “rots pet dogs alive” confirmed in Scotland

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VETS have confirmed the first Scottish cases of a deadly disease that rots the flesh of dogs.Three pets have been infected north of the...

Scots schoolkids using e-cigs as gateway to smoking warn researchers

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SCOTS school pupils are using e-cigarettes as a gateway to smoking, according to a new study.The research also found that most high school students...

Doc in midwife case had never seen such fast drop in babies’ heartbeats

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A HEARING into a midwife accused of harming 20 unborn babies was told by a consultant she had never seen such drastic and unexplained...
Scottish Health News - Deadline News

Cell protein key to disease susceptibility, new study finds

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Protein levels in human cells can determine the susceptibility of people to diseases such as ovarian cancer and Alzheimer’s, a University of Dundee study...

Hospital staff mislabel, misplace and mishandle cadavars

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BUNGLING hospital staff have been accused of “sheer negligence” after more than 40 dead bodies were ‘mishandled’ by the NHS over a five year...

Scots teens who want to go to university have less sex, study shows

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SCOTTISH teens who want to go to university brush their teeth more, eat fewer crisps and have less sex.A new study by St. Andrew’s...

Dentist on £245k a year escapes ban for not washing hands

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A DENTIST who failed to wash his hands, reused surgical tools and “wilfully disregarded” patient safety has been allowed to continue working.Andre Basson, of...

Nurse struck off for possessing “worst” child pornography

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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...

Inflammatory syndrome thought to be linked to covid-19 seems more common among children of...

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An inflammatory syndrome in children and adolescents, believed to be linked to covid-19, seems to be more common among children of African ancestry, finds...
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