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Indian and Pakistani-origin Scots More Likely to Suffer Heart Attacks

Indians and Pakistani origin Scots are more likely to suffer heart attacks, according to a new study. The study led by Dr Raj Bhopal and Colin Fischbacher at the University of Edinburgh, however, noted that they are more likely to survive this trauma in comparison to their non-Asian countr...

Sleep in Mary, Queen of Scots Bed for 7,500 Pounds a Night!

You can now sleep in a bed in which Mary, Queen of Scots once slept, but the price for doing so is a steep 7,500 pounds a night. According to The Scotsman,Lennoxlove House, set in 460 acres in East Lothian, has been the home of some of Scotland's most powerful families, and from this weeke...

Snap Shot of the Drinking Habits of the Scots and Its Associated Memory Loss

According to the survey conducted by the Scottish executives large numbers of Scots is experiencing memory loss as a result of binge// drinking. The researchers feel that memory loss is associated with long-term brain damage. It can also leave young women in vulnerable situations, becoming a target...

Scots Men Get the Issue of Moobs Off Their Chests in Time for Summer - Male Surgery in Scotland Sees 80 Per Cent Growth

...oup has revealed that despite the drooping economy scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer b...oup has revealed that despite the drooping economy scots men are opting to perk themselves up this summer b...ter Jack Vettriano allegedly declined to paint the scots ambassador saying he, "Does not do men with breast...

Drink and drugs fuel Scottish suicide and homicide rates

... Alcohol and drug misuse mean scots are almost twice as likely to kill or take their own life compared to people living in England and Wales, research published today (Monday, June 16) r...

Scotland's economy challenged by population trends

...nd projected population decline. New survey evidence suggests that significant scope exists to improve graduate retention in Scotland and to encourage scots and non-Scots to work in Scotland. Fertility is Scotland is lower than elsewhere in the UK. Research shows women in Scotland leave longer gaps bet...

Britisher Enraged for Court's Action Against Him for Smoking

...public spaces. Local council inspectors in Blackpool, north-west England, served seven separate court summonses on Hamish Howitt at his Happy scots Bar on Thursday evening for breaking the ban, which came into effect in England July 1. If convicted, he faces a 17,500-pound (26,000-euro, 36...

Better ‘Nannying’ Now Than Nevr

... For some scots it may be a case of being patronized, but Health M...gn that will begin this Monday. The move is to get scots to wash their hands more often and this way combat...screens. Research has shown that 17 percent of scots do not understand the need of washing hands or the...

Scots Demand Best Quality Treatment For COPD As Christmas Gift

...in Scotland than the rest of the UK. Around 33,000 scots are reported to suffer from COPD and it claims a l...dards would help improve the lives of thousands of scots with the disease. "We have the highest COPD... steps to tackle the condition. "Why should scots with COPD not have access to the same standards of...

Internet Health Advice Causing More Harm than Good

... The NHS Quality Improvement Scotland (NHS QIS) added that the 'myths' available on the web have been increasing the dangers faced by thousands of scots afflicted with conditions like anorexia nervosa and bulimia. The first ever guidelines have been issued by the health watch dog for doctors in Sco...

Eradication of Lung Cancer in 20 years

...by smoking, and we can get the smoking rate down even more. "The notion of Scotland as a high tobacco-using country is one that can be changed. If scots choose to turn their backs on tobacco, then there is no reason why we can't make lung cancer a relatively rare tumour again." The annual report al...

Scotland May Raise Legal Age For Buying Cigarettes

... Health Minister Andy Kerr said that such a move would ensure that young scots do not take up the habit. "We must get a strong message across to young scots about the dangers of smoking. We want to deter people from taking up a habi...

Sight loss risk doubles in overweight people

... ever said to me all this could be due to my weight. If they had I might have been more motivated to lose weight," she said. By 2010, one in three scots will be clinically obese, according to estimation. GYT ...

Controversial Vaccine Raises Fury of the Church

...cancer causing virus,// HPV, according to yesterday’s report. However scots church leaders have condemned the move saying that the vaccine is giving th...art of Scotland are almost a third higher than the national average thereby scots politicians have supported the newly proposed vaccination scheme. Rose...

National Transplant Week to Raise Need for Organ Donation

...ers such as their own death hearing the stories of those who have been saved by others' generosity can shed a new light on this grim topic. Some scots like Jeremy Cadd who had a heart transplant after being diagnosed with viral myocarditis, Cherry O'neill who has had a lung transplant following a dia...

NHS Dentist Overworked

... According to the National Health Service (NHS) information centre the scots are facing a severe backlog in trying to match the workload and the number of NHS dentist//. They fear that there would not be enough practition...

Scots Put on Alert as Diabetes Cases Rise

... scots are at a high risk of developing diabetics. The number of people suffering ...unt to about 170,000 people. But this trend can be minimized persuading the scots to improve their diet and levels of regular exercise. The Action Plan would...

Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene –The Mantra to Prevent Food Poisonin

...s it was found that the number of cases rose by 6% last year //. About 7147 scots are affected by food poisoning every day. But the Royal Environmental Healt...fell ill in the Fred Olsen Cruise Lines (Black Prince). Rehis has urged the scots to improve their kitchen hygiene standards as it is seen as the only way to...

Sun screen in vogue: for fashion and for health!

... The scots have a habit of enjoying the sun in its totality, without the sunscreen at most occasions, this despite the fact that in UK skin cancer figures are cl...

TV Viewing Increases Intake of Junk Food

...ine all had an increased time schedule of TV viewing. Statistics show that scots youngsters were 31% more likely to consume fizzy drinks and 26% more likely...t Foundation have called for a ban on junk food advertising before the 9pm. scots children are among the fattest in the world with one in five 12-year-olds c...

Smoking Ban Lights Up Smoking-Cessation Initiatives

... are using the ban as motivation to quit smoking. Getting specialist help like this really increases your chances of success, too. Seventy per cent of scots smokers say they would like to stop, and smoke-free public places will support them to quit by removing the cues that often make people relapse." ...

‘No Smoking’ Ban in Public Places Will free Scotland From The "sick man" Sobriqut

... The scots will wake up to a fresh dawn tomorrow - A ban that prohibits smoking in public places will be activated at the crack of dawn// on Sunday. Scotland wil...

Healthy Step : 7000 (S)caught under the Scanner

...rdinary families will now form part of a unique experiment that will be a step forward in bettering the Health and Welfare of the Scots. // 7000 scots will be tracked for ten years, against varied factors – with a motive to change the reputation of Europe, now known as "sick man of Europe". This is...

Public Health awareness to help scientists in Scotland!

...es behind this mega project are Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The aim of the project is to follow the health of 50,000 scots family members over the next generation. The project will be conducted in full and close collaboration with the NHS in Scotland. The funding by ...

Blood Transfusion May Have Contributed Towards Hepatitis C

...rtained that a 'look back exercise' is in place which makes it possible to trace blood donations as well as the recipients. Several hundreds of scots are reported to have been infected with contaminated blood during the course of the 1980s and in the early period of the 1990s. Many of the files with...

Haggis listed as restricted food in Scotland

...ffed with spices inside the sheep’s stomach and cooked by boiling and haggis is eaten along with Scotch Whisky to celebrate Robbie Burns the legendary scots poet. The Scottish officials as not banned eating Haggis which is known to contain high fat, the officials have already banned smoking in public...

Scots Do Not Have Access To Proper Dental Care

...nvestigation conducted by the Scotsman has revealed that as many as 250,000 scots are unable to access emergency dental care, particularly during weekends. /...d of four years for consulting a National Health dentist. As many as 33% of scots do not have a registration with a dentist. An emergency service is p...

Scotland faces shortage of dentists questioning the dental facilities

...hat not enough dentist were available at the NHS.// More than a million scots have not registered with an NHS dentist because they don’t have any access ... stick to NHS. The British Dental Association (BDA) has also warned the scots that the measure undertaken was a very commendable task but it will not be ...

Cancer Treatments Fall Short Of Targets

...ress, the treatment times needed to be speeded up, 'We set a stretching target, and have always recognized it will be difficult to meet. More and more scots are living with and beating cancer,' he said. 'But that doesn't take away the concerns and anxieties felt by anyone who thinks they might have it. We ...
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