Friday, February 26, 2021
Abigail Reynolds - Health News Scotland

Scot’s worries for negative mental health issues – Health News Scotland

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OVER A THIRD of Scots say the coronavirus  pandemic will have a negative effect on their mental health in the future, research by the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland has found.A recent poll...
Professor Jacob George from the University of Dundee’s School of Medicine and R&D Director for NHS Tayside - Health News Scotland

Tayside to lead major Covid-19 vaccine trial – Health News Scotland

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Hundreds of people from across Tayside and Fife are being sought to participate in a Covid-19 vaccine trial to be led by the University of Dundee and NHS Tayside.From Monday, the University and health...
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Senior figure disuputes that HIV can be spread via toothbrush – Health News Scotland

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HIV Scotland have issued a short statement following a news article published on www.dentistry.co.uk which stated HIV could be passed on via a toothbrush. Dr Nigel Carter, the Chief Executive of the Oral...
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New major study will “allay any fears” about gout treatment, claims Scots Professor –...

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A treatment for gout presents no increased risk of cardiovascular events for patients compared to an older alternative, a major new study has found. Investigators at the Universities of Dundee, Glasgow and Edinburgh compared the...
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Babies breastfed for longer gain emotional benefits, study shows – Health News Scotland

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A STUDY has show that children who are breastfed for three months or more develop fewer behavioural difficulties compared to those who are not. Children were less prone to social and emotional setbacks such as...
Dr Callum Graham, Larkhall Dental Institute | Scottish Business News

Scottish dental practice grows patients’ bones in regenerative implant treatment

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A DENTAL practice in South Lanarkshire renowned for its implant work has seen a 30% year-on-year increase in enquiries after pioneering a technique that uses patients’ own blood plasma to grow bone.Larkhall Dental Institute,...
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...
Dr Adrian Saurin

University of Dundee researchers discover the process of cell division that was commonly believed...

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Researchers from the University of Dundee have discovered how a cellular "traffic light controller" helps protect against the DNA damage that can lead to cancer.Dr  Adrian Saurin and his colleagues from the University’s School...
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Free mental health support sessions offered to struggling employees – Health News UK

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FREE virtual mental health support sessions are to be offered to anyone in need as the UK braces for further lockdown restrictions.The one-to-one sessions are being run online by performance company Push over the...
Nurse Joanna MacDonald

Student nurse who held hands of dying Covid patients given award – Health News...

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A STUDENT nurse who was thrust onto the Covid-19 frontline has been given a prestigious nursing award in recognition of her efforts.Joanna MacDonald from Haddington, East Lothian described how she "held patients hands while...
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Dogs feel stress of pandemic too, says animal mental health expert – Health News...

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DOGS could be struggling with the mental impact of coronavirus just as much as their owners, according to an animal mental health expert.Dr Robert Falconer-Taylor is warning that our four legged friends could by...
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...
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Courageous student gets her degree and the job of her dreams whilst battling cancer...

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A former prison officer and bank worker whose eyes were opened to the possibilities of a career in nursing by her own serious illness has graduated from Edinburgh Napier University. Ellie Lamb was diagnosed with...
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Researchers discover new pathway that sheds light on intellectual disability – Research News UK

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Researchers from the University of Dundee have discovered a new pathway that offers the potential for new therapeutic strategies for a major developmental disorder that affects hundreds of millions of people across the globe. Intellectual...
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Mass screening method could slash Covid testing costs, trial finds – Health News

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Using a new mathematical approach to screen large groups for Covid-19 could be around 20 times cheaper than individual testing, a study suggests. Applying a recently created algorithm to test multiple samples in one go...
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New burns treatment bears fruit for patients at St John’s Hospital – Health News...

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In a first in Scotland, a team of leading NHS Lothian specialists based at The Wallace Burns Unit at St John’s Hospital, Livingston are using a pioneering new treatment called NexoBrid to help burns...
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Tips for Dealing with Incontinence in Dogs

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Healthy, housetrained dogs can go without urinating for up to eight hours. This allows them to hold their urine overnight or while an owner is at work. Some dogs cannot hold their urine, though,...
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Scots company set to “revolutionise” hearing tests – Health News Scotland

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A SCOTTISH company is to begin trialling a new system with the potential to revolutionise hearing tests "on a global scale". Edinburgh-based Hearing Diagnostics Limited hope to launch their three minute test commercially next year. Following...
Researcher granted £900,000 to investigate living conditions of bacteria

Scottish researcher receives £900,000 to study bacteria’s ability to survive inhospitable conditions – Health...

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A RESEARCHER for a Scottish university has been awarded £900,000 in funding  to research how some bacteria can survive in inhospitable environments.Dr Megan Bergkessel, from the University of Dundee received the funding from the...
Research finds reason behind rare gene causing cancer and may lead to cure

Scottish university research cracks gene mutation leading to Dundee families extremely rare cancer...

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A SCOTTISH university has cracked a gene mutation that led to a Dundonian family being affected with an extremely rare form of cancer and new research may find the cure.The University of Dundee has...
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