Friday, September 17, 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 Scottish Liberal Democrats – revealed patients have left hospital care...

Scots doctors pioneer for new stroke treatment

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DOCTORS in Scotland are campaigning for a new initiative to treat stroke patients.The new initiative aims to discover when the patient actually suffered their attack which is one of the main concerns of a...

Cancer doctor discovers his own daughter has leukaemia

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A LEADING cancer doctor has spoken of his anguish on learning his own daughter had been struck down by the disease - at the age of six.Nadeem Siddiqui has spent his entire medical career...

Stem cell research breakthrough for motor neurone disease

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STEM cell research could hold the key to treating deadly motor neurone disease (MND), scientists say.A research team from Edinburgh University has created motor neurones using skin cells from a patient with an inherited...

Healthy eating campaigns ‘causing anorexia’

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A SCOTS expert has said government healthy eating drives are causing anorexia in children.Dr Jane Morris, chairwoman of the Scottish Eating Disorder Interest Group, said children were obsessing about their diet because of drives...

Priory nurse admits bikini waxing with patient

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A NURSE at the £600-a-night Priory clinic has admitted to sharing a bed, bikini waxes and foreign holidays with a patient.Janet Wilma Toy is set to be struck off over her “destructive” three-year friendship...

Babies use vocal cues to help them identify jokes

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NEW research from the University of Stirling suggests parents adapt their voices when they are joking and babies expect to see jokes when they hear these voices paired with laughter.The study, carried out by...

Scots health board fined over patient illness

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A SCOTS health board has been fined £24,000 after a patient contracted a deadly disease.The 64-year old female patient was being treated atHartwoodhillHospital, which is run by NHS Lanarkshire, when she became gravely unwell.She...
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