Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Drug dependency fears over pandemic surgery delays

Experts are warning of a potential drug dependency problem linked to the delays in knee and hip replacement surgery during the pandemic.Opioids, such as morphine and tramadol, are used as a last resort in pain management,...
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Biker set to cycle Scotland’s coast to raise money for charity researching rare...

A BIKER who is cycling 5,000 miles around Britain's coastline for charity is set to begin his final leg of the journey around Scotland.Josh Garman is attempting to complete the challenge, which will see...

Hologram technology developed at the University of Glasgow

CLASSIC science fiction technology is one step closer to becoming reality with a new development in haptic holograms.A group of engineers from the University of Glasgow have developed a new way to create a...
Dog vaccination key to wiping out disease

Programme of dog vaccination key to rabies elimination, finds Scottish study

A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies, is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination, according to a Scottish study.New research, led by the University of Glasgow in collaboration with Ifakara Health Institute and Imperial College London, published today...
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Survivors of gender-based violence to be supported by new projects

OVER 100 projects around Scotland will be given millions of pounds to support survivors of gender-based violence and focus on prevention.£38 million from the Delivery Equally Safe Fund will be invested into more than...
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NHS staff awarded pay rise after their efforts during the pandemic

NHS MEDICAL and dental staff have been granted a 3% pay rise by the Scottish government.The raise comes at a time to recognise their efforts put into their work during the pandemic.This announcement covers...
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The number of beavers in Scotland has doubled in the last 3 years

The BEAVER population in Scotland has rapidly grown to around 1000 rodents in the country.With territory numbers doubling to 251, the beavers are now spread out over Glen Isla to Dundee and Stirling, Forfar to...
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UN climate change report ‘crucial for the future of the planet’

A LEADING climate scientist at a Scottish University has described a major climate change report published today as crucial for the future of the planet.Dr Michael Byrne is a lecturer in the School of...

World’s first beer to protect giraffes will be served in pub set to open...

A PUB is set to open in 2050 by a glasgow based brewery to raise awareness about the potential extinction of giraffes.The world's first and only beer to protect giraffes from extinction has been...
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Millions of pounds awarded to technology centre for net-zero research

Millions of pounds have been awarded to a technology centre that aims to accelerate Scotland’s net-zero economy.Net Zero Technology Centre has been given a total of £16.5 million to accelerate a range of energy...
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Famous Scottish murder to be re-examined in new podcast series

SCOTTISH university researchers are producing a podcast series focusing on the grizzly murder of a woman in the 20th century.Researchers from the University of Dundee will be diving into the apparently motiveless killing of...
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Cancer Patients to be provided with pre-treatment support in Scotland

A NEW scheme aiming to provide cancer patients with pre-treatment support is launching across ScotlandAfter the Scottish Government’s investment of £270,000, Prehabilitation, pre-treatment rehabilitation will be offered at all eight Maggie’s centres in Scotland.Aid...

$1.2 Million awarded to new male contraceptive research

RESEARCH at the University of Dundee into male contraception has been boosted by a recent donation of $1.2 Million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.Recent data suggests that between 2015-2019 there were 121...
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Glaciers reported to have melted enough to fill Olympic size pools

GLACIERS and ice caps in two archipelagos have been losing billions of tonnes of ice as climate warms study shows.A team at The University of Edinburgh mapped data collected by the European Space Agency’s...
New research from the University of Glasgow has revealed that shielding those at high risk may not have been fully effective - Scottish News

New research reveals that shielding may not have been effective

NEW research from the University of Glasgow has revealed that shielding those at high risk may not have been fully effective.The recent study, which was published in Scientific Reports discovered that during the first...
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Mild kidney disease linked to increased risk of developing cancer

A NEW test has allowed researchers to discover mild kidney disease is associated with an increased risk of developing and dying from cancer.The University of Glasgow found by using a more sensitive test than is commonly used in the...
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The easiest and hardest reality shows to appear on revealed

A RECENT study has researched and revealed the hardest and easiest reality TV shows to compete on in 2021.The research from Uswitch analysed Google search data and discovered the hardest reality show to get...
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Research confirms electric cars are £1000 cheaper to run than petrol cars

NEW research has revealed the cost of running an electric car is almost £1000 cheaper than running a petrol car.The cost of running an electric car for a year is 47% cheaper than a...
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New software qualification has its first four graduates

A GLASGOW based software academy has had its first four graduates leave with a new accredited qualification.Ian Campbell, Klaudia Dziubek, Freddie Swift and Melanie Schwab are the first to receive the Scottish Qualifications Authority...
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UK companies form partnership to fight against gender based violence

TWO large UK based companies have joined together for a partnership hoping to tackle harassment and gender-based violence (GBV).Fearless Glasgow a joint initiative and tech firm Culture Shift have began a three-year partnership to...
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