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New research collaboration to look at drug treatments for diseases

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A RESEARCH collaboration aiming to discover and validate the next generation of drug targets for immunological diseases has been announced.The University of Glasgow has announced it will work with pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly in...
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NHS Lothian opens new drive through vaccine centre at East Lothian university 

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NHS Lothian opens new drive through vaccine centre at East Lothian university The new drive through mass vaccination centre, is a first for the county and has been set up in the car park of...
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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...
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Scottish researchers get £500k to better understand patients with multiple health problems

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SCOTTISH researchers have received £500,000 to investigate why a growing number of hospital patients are suffering multiple health conditions.A team at Dundee University will spend four years studying the problem of multimorbidity.Hospitals are largely...
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AN NHS board has revealed their adorable new “wellness hound”

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AN NHS board has revealed their adorable new "wellness hound" - and he even comes with his own personalised "good boy" ID card.Chewie started his first day in the emergency department at the University...
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Online detox clinic rapped by advertising watchdog over Covid claim

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THE advertising watchdog has rapped an online detox clinic for suggesting one of its treatments can beat Covid-19.The Detox Clinic Ltd - the-detox-clinic.com - displayed a banner at the top of the page which...
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Robert Gordon University appoints new head of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice

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A LEADING Cardiologist has been appointed by a Scottish University as the new Head of the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic Practice (SNMP).Robert Gordon University have appointed Professor Susan Dawkes who will lead...
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Here’s how to stay sharp in the head – get fed like they do...

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A MEDITERRANEAN-style diet could be the key to staying mentally sharp in later life, say Scottish researchers.Researchers say people who cut back on red meat and eat lots of green leafy vegetables tend to...

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...
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Researcher awarded £1.6m to further research in immune-mediated diseases

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A RESEARCHER has been awarded £1.6m in funding to further his research which could lead to new treatments for a variety of diseases.Dr Henry McSorley has been granted a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award which...
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Latest research reveals public attitudes toward coronavirus vaccine

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RESEARCH published has claimed that French and American citizens are the most hesitant to get the coronavirus vaccine.A study looking into public attitudes towards the coronavirus vaccines has raised questions about the continued challenge...
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International travel single biggest factor in high covid death rate in UK, finds Scottish...

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THE UK's high covid death rate is linked to international travel, according to new Scottish research.A study carried out at Aberdeen University found that cross-border arrivals had the biggest impact on covid fatalities in...
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Ryanair rapped for “misleading and irresponsible” ads linked to covid vaccine

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RYANAIR has been rapped for "misleading and irresponsible" ads which encouraged customers to book flights based on the availability of covid vaccines.The budget airline aired TV ads in December and January which boasted: "Vaccines...
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Scots healthcare tech firm claims to have developed data approach that could aid economic...

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A SPECIALIST Scots healthcare tech firm claims they have developed a data driven platform that would better utilise social care staff and research workforce data.Netli believes the platform would help the Scottish Government and...

Genetically tailored therapy marks adolescent asthma breakthrough

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RESEARCH on asthma therapy has found that tailoring treatment to adolescent patients according to their genetic make-up can improve the control of the disease.Results from the Paediatric Astha Controller Trial (PACT) has shown that...

Research claims air pollution leads to a decline in thinking skills

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AIR pollution has been linked to a decline in thinking skills in later life according to new research.Researchers testing the general intelligence of more than 500 people and found that air pollution in childhood...
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Campaign launched to raise awareness over seizure first aid

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DISABILITY charities are aiming to raise awareness for seizure aid after concerns that epileptics won't receive help if they have a seizure during the pandemic.Many epileptics are said to be concerned if they have...
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Scientists warn vaccine re-design is inevitable after latest findings

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SCIENTISTS have warned that the need for vaccine re-design may be inevitable after new data found a mutation that could impair neutralising antibody responses. The new research has found that a mutation within the virus's spike...
The University of Dundee joins programme to research diseases at record speeds - Health News UK

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...
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Near £1m boost to improve the physical and mental health of Young Scots

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YOUNG Scots are to benefit from nearly £1m worth of dormant bank account funding.The funding has been spread across 12 groups from around Scotland to help improve the physical and mental health of Scots.Young...
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