News tagged with scotland
Coronary heart disease (CHD) increases with BMI, as well as with age, finds an article published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine. The research from the Million Women Study indicates that increased weight ...
Health Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Nine out of ten teachers, police officers and social workers are regularly coming into contact with children they suspect are suffering from neglect yet as many as 40 per cent feel powerless to intervene, ...
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Exercising regularly in old age may better protect against brain shrinkage than engaging in mental or social activities, according to a new study published in the October 23, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medical journa ...
Neuroscience Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Too many women in Scotland are failing to follow current advice on vitamin D supplement use in pregnancy. This is leading to very low levels in some mothers and newborns, particularly in the winter months, and the problem ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A quarter of patients admitted to Scottish intensive care units have alcohol problems and the majority of those have chronic alcohol disease, with particular problems among men and younger people.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Two people in Scotland have received stem cell transplants into their eyes in a clinical trial that is aimed at restoring vision in people that suffer some degree of blindness due to damage ...
Ophthalmology May 22, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (8) | 1 |
England should look to Scotland to solve its drinking culture, which has seen having a pint of lager become as cheap and freely accessible as downing a pint of milk, an expert at The University of Nottingham has said.
Addiction Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study has revealed the widening gap in suicide rates between Scotland and England & Wales due to a large extent to the number of young Scottish men taking their lives.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0