Monday, October 18, 2021
Iodine burns to hand - Health News Scotland

Farmer left with horrific burns following freak reaction to iodine shares photos to warn...

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*WARNING graphic imagesA FARMER has shared graphic photos showing “burns” to his hands following an allergic reaction to iodine, in a warning to others about the substance.Melvin Hall, from Walls, Shetland Islands, was left with...
Derek Rogerson is the UK's oldest blood donor

UK’s “oldest” blood donor makes 185th donation at 83 – Health News UK

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THE UK's "oldest" blood donor has revealed how he recently made his 185th donation and says he wont stop until he hits 200.83-year-old Derek Rogerson is thought to have saved more than 500 lives...
RNLI dish out warning to those who received paddle boards and kayaks for Christmas - Consumer News Scotland

Did Santa bring you a paddleboard or kayak for Christmas?

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2020 brought Scots many things, some a lot more welcome than others but one welcome gift was a renewed love for the outdoors and, in some cases, Scotland’s coast and waterways.As a result, the...
Kim on his 24 hour Munro round

Runner manages to break record by bagging 33 Munros in just one day

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A RUNNING coach has managed to bag 33 Munros in just one day in Scotland.After setting off early on Saturday morning Kim Collison ran over 99 miles and climbed over 29,000 feet to snatch...

Students push submit proposals for new urban village in Aberdeen

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PLANS for the creation of a new urban village in Aberdeen have been proposed by final year university architects.The village, is proposed to be created between the harbour and esplanade, in the area between...

Scots hospitals among worst in UK for stillbirths, according to new report

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SCOTS hospitals are among the worst in the UK for stillbirths, new data reveals.NHS Ayrshire and Arran comes second in a list of 21 health boards across Britain to be given “red light” warnings...

Scots hitting the bottle – the water bottle

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NEW research shows Scots women are switching to tap water in a bid to stay fit during lockdown. A new poll has found that Scots women aged 18-24 are the most likely to drink more...

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...

Fight against antibiotic resistance steps up

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Public and health care professionals across Scotland are being asked to make a pledge to reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions in the fight against antibiotic resistance. The Antibiotic Guardian UK-wide pledge campaign is part of this...
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Children’s cancer charity gets big boost for 2021 from Scottish events firm

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A CHILDREN'S cancer charity will get a big boost in 2021 thanks to a Scottish events firm.Fusion Meetings & Events has adopted It's Good 2 Give as its charity partner this year. The charity was...
Rebecca McAllister

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 McAllister has poured herself into creating mental health awareness blogs...

Scottish researchers identify a potential new treatment to treat brain diseases

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RESEARCHERS from the University of Dundee have identified a potential new strategy for treating a range of neurodegenerative diseases and neurological disorders.The research team led by Dr Satpal Virdee identified these potentials new treatments...
A picture of Cam - Scottish News

Scots musician launches fundraiser for trans medical care

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A Scots trans musician has launched a fundraiser for transition medical care after claiming she has not heard back from an NHS referral for over a year.Cam Pickthall was born male but came out...
A picture of coronavirus - Coronavirus News Scotland

Vaccine hesitancy higher in young people, women and some ethnic groups

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VACCINE hesitancy has been found to be more prominent in young people and some ethnic groups according to new research.The large UK wide study found that Young people, women and some ethnic groups, including...
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Scottish food businesses forced by law to list allergens by this October

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THE Scottish Government is forcing food businesses to include information on allergens in pre-packed products. The new law will mainly affect the sale of sandwiches, deli counter goods such as cheese and meats, and boxed...

Older cancer patients can avoid radiotherapy without harming survival chances, study finds

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Older women with breast cancer could avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival according to scientists at the University of Edinburgh. The international study found that older women with early breast cancer who are...
BMA say 'wider cultural transformation' is needed to tackle racial inequalities within the NHS - UK News

The BMA say targets by the GMC need improvement

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THE BRITISH Medical Association have responded to aims by the General Medical Council saying more needs to be done.The General Medical Council (GMC) set out targets to address disproportionate complaints about doctors from ethnic...

West Lothian new town is fast food capital of Scotland

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LIVINGSTON has been revealed as the fast food capital of Scotland.The new West Lothian new town has one fast food chain store for every 3,517 of its inhabitants.It also has the highest concentration of...
Sock used to cover dogs head goes viral as hack to prevent bonfire night anxiety

Dog owner shares “genius” hack to help soothe stressed pets on Bonfire Night using...

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A DOG owner has shared an ingenious new hack to help soothe scared pooches on Bonfire Night.Caitlin Miller from South Shields, Tyne and Wear revealed her trick on Facebook on Sunday  in a bid...
KEMRI Marathon with Emily Chepsat - Research News Scotland

New partnership could lead to Malaria vaccination programme in less than two years

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A PARTNERSHIP to develop effective vaccine trials is now "a step closer" after a Midlothian-based bio printer manufacturer has partnered with a Kenyan based medical research group.Arrayjet has partnered with The Kemri-Wellcome Trust based...
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