Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Hair loss on the Norwood scale
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How severe is your hair loss based on the Norwood scale

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he Norwood scale is a system that is used to classify the extent of hair loss in men. It is particularly useful for men who have the typical male pattern baldness that is associated...

“Actions speak louder than claps” Nurses blast politicians as less than 20 MPs turn...

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Frontline nurses have blasted MPs after less than 20 turned up for a debate in parliament on about issues facing the healthcare workers. Nurses carrying banners stationed themselves outside Westminster yesterday to highlight issues such...
50% UK adults have tooth decay

Majority of adults in Britain have rotten teeth, according to new study

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MORE than half of adults in the UK have damaged or rotting teeth according to a dental hygiene company.Spotlight Oral Care say that despite the introduction of sugar tax introduced in 2018, sugar consumption...
Dundee Uni teamed up with global pharmaceutical company to develop treatment for skin disease

Scottish University teams up with global biopharmaceutical company to develop new skin treatment...

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A SCOTTISH university has partened up with a global biopharmaceutical company to develop new treatments for severe skin diseases with a high level of unmet medical attention. The University of Dundee is collaborating with global...

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 drops in babies’ heartbeats.Dr Tara Fairley told how one baby’s...

Health visitor struck off after putting 20 vulnerable children at “significant risk”

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A SCOTTISH Health visitor has been struck off after she put 20 vulnerable children at 'significant risk'.Roberta Frances Barr accepted allegations made against her involving cases of 20 children and families in Glasgow that...

UK charity’s breakthrough learning platform for African paediatric surgery launched

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A UNIQUE charity is transforming the training of children's surgery in Africa through a major new learning platform, launching throughout much of the continent next week.Created by more than 70 African surgeons, the Kids...

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 period.Scotland's second largest health board NHS Lothian was forced to...

St Andrews secures Covid-19 research projects

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The University of St Andrews has been awarded three research projects as part of the Scottish Government’s Covid-19 Rapid Research programme.Ministers commissioned rapid research by the academic research community in Scotland on the diagnosis,...
University of Glasgow researchers have been granted £1 million to investigate diet treatment for long Covid - Scottish News

University of Glasgow receive a £1 million grant to research long Covid

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UNIVERSITY of Glasgow researchers have been granted £1 million to investigate diet treatment for long Covid.Researchers have been awarded the sum of cash from the National Institute for Health Research.The research team led by...

Winter meltdown sees 30,000 patients hit by ambulance delays of more than an hour

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GMB, the union for ambulance workers, has warned lives are being put at risk as new figures show 30,000 patients were hit by delays of more than an hour so far this winter.Although the...
Lily-Mae Grogan and her family | Scottish News

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

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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...

Scottish terrier used to fight cancer

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THE humble Scottish Terrier is being used by American scientists in the fight against cancer.The breed is known for its feisty and self-assured character, but scientists have long known that it is particularly susceptible...
Comedian Limmy blasts Tories for using his famous sketch - Scottish News

Scots comedian Limmy reveals how he has been off the “demon drink” for 17...

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SCOTS comedian Limmy has revealed that he has been off the “demon drink” for 17 years.The 46-year-old, real name Brian Limond, told his 529,000 followers on Twitter about his achievement on the anniversary of...
some of the 805 tribute sandcastles | Scottish Health News

Mental health charity builds 805 sandcastles in tribute to tragic Scots

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A SCOTS mental health charity has highlighted the scale of suicide in Scotland by building a sandcastle for each of the 805 Scot that took their lives last year.Scots comedian and charity organiser at...

Leaders disappointed in rise of alcohol deaths

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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 deaths in Scotland has increased by 5% in the last...

Pokemon GO – to the osteopath

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A SCOTTISH osteopath has reported treating his first patient with injuries caused by playing Pokemon GO.Daniel Gerber, 48, from Glasgow, has nearly 20 years experience of helping people with various body ailments but treated...

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...

Household factors may exacerbate Covid-19 health risks

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Household factors such as access to outdoor space, overcrowding as well as financial and employment precarities make some households significantly more vulnerable to the effects of Covid-19, according to a new study carried out...
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Couple claim reusable mask design will help protect the environment as well as wearers

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A COUPLE have invented a reusable face mask they claim is good for the environment as well as protecting wearers.Husband and wife Steve and Jolene Pole have created a £6 mask that as well...
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