Saturday, May 8, 2021

Every IVF patient seen on time in Scotland

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EVERY single Scot waiting on IVF treatment was seen within 12 months, it was revealed today.Public Health Minister Maureen Watt has welcomed the figures, which show further progress after the government’s target was delivered...
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University of Dundee joins global group of academics to solve deadly health issues at...

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THE University of Dundee has joined a global group of leading academics and research institutions to solve the world's most serious health issues at record speed.The Scottish University joined the US based non-profit organisation...

Scientists make breakthrough in pursuit of printing artificial organs

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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 of supporting the live cells used to make the organs...

Third death at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary from C-diff infection

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A third patient has died from the C-diff infection at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The infected patient was said to be very unwell from another illness for which they were receiving treatment. There have been 14 cases...

South African research claims going overkill with disinfectant could make COVID-19 and other viruses...

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South African research claims going overkill with disinfectant could make COVID-19 and other viruses less resistant. There is a growing risk of resistance to disinfectants and antibiotics says a group of South African scientists. Strains of...

“Culling equipment” arrives at chicken farm hit by avian flu

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EQUIPMENT believed to be used for the gassing of 40,000 chickens was seen arriving today at the Fife farm hit by an outbreak of bird flu.Craigie Farm, near Dunfermline, has been under lockdown since...
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Things To Consider When Choosing A Medical Specialty

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Sooner or later, every doctor in training gets the that crucial moment where it is time to choose their specialty. A doctor’s specialty is the specific area in which they will spend most of...
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New start up launched to support young girls’ mental health

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A NEW start up aiming at improving the health and wellbeing of young girls across the South West of the UK and beyond is running programmes to help them create a positive relationship with...
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Study finds care impacted due to failure to differentiate sex and gender

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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...

Tributes following death of cancer patient who let the world see her face

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FRIENDS have paid tribute following the death of a cancer patient who made headlines by publishing pictures of her face after it was ravaged by the disease.Helen Butchart was diagnosed with sinus cancer in...
Alcohol help site sees huge influx of new users - Health News UK

Alcohol help site see a huge increase in new users

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Behavioural change programme sees huge influx of people looking to kick the booze in 2020. One Year No Beer saw its biggest intake in 2020, following an unprecedented year that drove many out of their...
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Architectural director leaves post after 21 years to work on dementia technology

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AN ARCHITECTURAL Director is set to step down from his role after 21 years to develop technology for people living with dementia. David Burgher, will leave Aitken Turnbull in Galashiels to work on a design...

Young Firefighter’s Battle For Heart Condition Awareness Reaches High Peaks

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A SCOTS firefighter who suffered a cardiac arrest at just 22 made it to the top of three of the UK’s highest mountains in 24 hours in a bid to raise awareness of undiagnosed...

Obese Scot loses half his body weight – after ditching Irn Bru

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AN OBESE Scot who drank three big bottles of Irn Bru a day has shed half his body weight - after swapping the fizzy pop for diluting juice.Steve Hill, from Aberdeen, guzzled so much...
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World-first clinical trial raises hopes of new drug for chronic lung disease

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CHRONIC lung disease sufferers could be aided by a new drug which helps reduce the need for antibiotics, according to a clinical trial. The final results from the Phase 2 WILLOW study were announced today...

Grim scenes as chicken cull gets underway

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THOUSANDS of live chickens were placed in cages, gassed, and dumped in container lorries yesterday as a cull of 40,000 birds started at the Fife farm infected with avian flu.Grim pictures show workers in...
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Limb-Lengthening Surgery Increasingly Popular with the Vertically Challenged

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The unregulated limb lengthening industry in India is seeing a huge boom as many of its vertically challenged residents have surgery to gain much-needed extra inches. People from other countries are also visiting India...
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7 Tips to Stay Active When You’re Depressed

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When you are depressed, you may struggle with getting out of bed each day. It's difficult to want to stay active even though it's necessary in order to remain healthy. Fortunately, you aren't alone....
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Scottish Hospitality group announce new technology partnership

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A SCOTTISH hospitality chain has announced that it will be the first of hospitality outlets to be endorsed by a new technology firm. The new technology aims to stop the spread of Covid-19 by introducing...

Staff shortages at major hospital could pose risk to patients

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PATIENTS at a major Scottish hospital are at potentially “significant risk" as a result of staff shortages in accident and emergency.The standard of care for cancer patients and the elderly at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary...
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