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Newborn babies tested for alcohol while in hospital

Newborn babies tested for alcohol after shock research shows 42 per cent of mums drink while pregnant

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Weight loss operations to rise rapidly in West of Scotland

Weight loss operations to rise rapidly in West of Scotland

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Launch date for new NHS 24 technology cancelled again. Fresh problem uncovered.

Launch of NHS 24's new IT system delayed again by 'fresh technical difficulties'

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Chair of the Royal College of GPs, Miles Mack (centre)

Increased pressure on doctors could lead to more mistakes being made, says GP

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Study: Electronic cigarettes 'good for public health'

Electronic cigarettes 'should be promoted as public health tool', new report claims

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Too much red meat "raises biological age"

Too much red meat "raises biological age"

Scottish poet Nan Shepherd to appear on new bank note

Scottish poet Nan Shepherd to appear on new bank note

Male (top) and female pelvis growth issued by MorphoLab at the Anthropological Institute and Museum University of Zurich, of

'Childbearing hips' reach peak level between 25 and 40

Surgeons warn staffing crisis 'endangering future of rural general hospitals'

Surgeons warn staffing crisis 'endangering future of rural general hospitals'

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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2016 file photo, samples of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting dengue and Zika, sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz Institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Mosquito-eradication efforts have taken on new ur

Zika virus will 'definitely' spread to Scotland

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Meet the only doctor in Scotland training to be a rural general surgeon

Meet the only doctor in Scotland training to be a rural general surgeon

Study links lack of sleep to development if cardiovascular disease

Study links lack of sleep to development of cardiovascular disease

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Half of Scottish men 'don't know where their prostate is', survey finds

Half of Scottish men 'don't know where their prostate is', survey finds

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SNP "baby box" - expensive stunt or boost for equality?

SNP 'baby box' - expensive stunt or boost for equality?

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Stomach cancer linked to food and drink choices - including processed meat

Stomach cancer 'linked to food and drink choices'

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Aspirin can boost cancer survival rate by a fifth, researchers say

Aspirin can boost cancer survival rate by a fifth, researchers say

The Dundee study will investigate whether the diabetes drug, metformin, can be used to prevent the onset of Type 1 diabetes among high-risk individuals

Pioneering study to test if Type 1 diabetes 'triggered by lifestyle'

Chef Shahzad Shah with wife Naila and children Ali and Shehr. (SWNS)

Family of Aberdeen curry chef who died facing destitution

Alzheimer's research scientists encouraged by protein finding

University of Glasgow researchers encouraged by Alzheimer's protein finding

Scientists at Glasgow University are "cautiously optimistic" that a study on mice could pave the way to an Alzheimer's-reversing therapy in future

Alzheimer's 'breakthrough' as new therapy reverses symptoms in mice

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Boots may face probe over medication scheme abuse claims

Boots may face probe over medication scheme abuse claims

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Children banned from new hospital roof garden for six months due to danger fears

Children banned from Queen Elizabeth University Hospital's roof garden 'due to safety fears'

FAMILY LOVE:  Cormac, second from right, his parents and brother Ronan.

Family facing move south for son’s life-changing treatment

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Gene editing could provide way to 'get around cancer's defences'

Gene editing could provide way to 'get around cancer's defences'

Young adults are putting their future chances of parenthood at risk by their lack of knowledge about their fertility, experts have said. (PA)

Experts recommend teaching toddlers about sex and fertility

Undated handout photo issued by Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, of Jack Wilshere meeting nine year old Archie Hill at the boy's home in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire. (PA)

Mother of muscular dystrophy drug campaign boy welcomes 'life-changing' news

Drug to treat muscular dystrophy in children expected to get green light

Drug to treat muscular dystrophy in children expected to get green light

Teeing off once a week 'could cut Britain's obesity problem'

Teeing off once a week 'could cut Britain's obesity problem'

Fertility app 'as effective a contraceptive as the pill'

Fertility app 'as effective a contraceptive as the pill'

Infertility may be linked to higher breast cancer risk, study suggests

Infertility may be linked to higher breast cancer risk, study suggests

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

Manager at flagship hospital given absolute discharge

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Government 'waiting for contaminated blood victims to die' to avoid payout

Government 'waiting for contaminated blood victims to die' to avoid payout

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Pregnant women missing out on free fruit and veg over form filling

Pregnant women missing out on free fruit and veg over form filling

Half of hospitals fail to meet A&E waiting time target

Half of hospitals fail to meet A&E waiting time target

Michael Young, nine, took his fight for breakthrough drug Translarna to the Scottish Parliament in January this year

Breakthrough muscular dystrophy drug refused on cost grounds

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Tomorrow's MSPs urged to help cure type one diabetes

Tomorrow's MSPs urged to help cure type one diabetes

Hospital apologises after patients belongings 'dumped' during discharge day

Hospital apologises after patients belongings 'dumped' during discharge day

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Decision due on drug which helps children with rare condition to walk

Decision due on drug which helps children with rare condition to walk

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NHS 'spending millions each year on prescriptions for over-the-counter items'

NHS 'spending millions each year on prescriptions for over-the-counter items'

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Patients in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde hospitals will be offered a 'lighter option' soup and sandwiches for lunch from next week as part of a catering overhaul

Hospital food shake up promises 'healthier options' and less waste

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Just week in intensive care can cause lifelong muscle weakness, reveals study

Just week in intensive care can cause lifelong muscle weakness, reveals study

Study suggests, women judge weight's effect on beauty more harshly than men

Study suggests, women judge weight's effect on beauty more harshly than men

Care Inspectorate orders nursing home to improve or risk closure

Care Inspectorate orders nursing home to improve or risk closure

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NHS 24 nurses thought no-one would listen if they spoke up about beleaguered new technology

NHS 24 nurses thought no-one would listen if they spoke up about beleaguered new technology

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Mumps jumped due to waning protection from MMR vaccine

Mumps jumped due to waning protection from MMR vaccine

Hospital bug infecting more patients of working age in Scotland

Hospital bug infecting more patients of working age in Scotland

'Unfeasible' to control all legal highs, report says ahead of blanket ban

'Unfeasible' to control all legal highs, report says ahead of blanket ban

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Scots A&E missed waiting-times target in February

Scots A&E departments missed waiting-times target in February

Daisy with her mum

Parents call for improved diagnosis of cancer in young children

Andy Burnham

'NHS stronger in Europe' say former Labour health secretaries

Mother's 23-year battle to improve care for bereaved after son's suicide

Mother's 23-year battle to improve care for bereaved after son's suicide

Multinational drinks firm accused of trying to 'buy' University research

Multinational drinks firm accused of trying to 'buy' University research

3D-printed arm splints tested at hospital

3D-printed arm splints tested at hospital

Care boards now running your community services - without a final budget

Care boards 'running community services without final budget'

Theresa Fyffe

Staff crisis puts ‘state guardians’ scheme in jeopardy

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Engineered skin could transform burns treatment and end animal testing

Engineered skin could transform burns treatment and end animal testing

Scientists call for BMI checks for babies to predict adult obesity

Scientists call for BMI checks for babies to predict adult obesity

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NHS dentists 'failing patients in targets bias to cure rather than prevention'

NHS dentists 'failing patients in targets bias to cure rather than prevention'

Awareness over link between alcohol and cancer 'worryingly low'

Awareness over link between alcohol and cancer 'worryingly low'

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Scientists have mapped the structure of the Zika virus and found a possible chink in its armour.

Scientists may have found chink in Zika virus' armour

Diabetes drug linked to increased risk of bladder cancer, researchers find

Diabetes drug linked to increased risk of bladder cancer, researchers find

Norovirus outbreak hits further ward at Raigmore hospital

Norovirus outbreak hits further ward at Raigmore hospital

Report: toddlers set back 'decades' by lack of brain stimulation

Report: toddlers set back 'decades' by lack of brain stimulation

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Annie Gunner Logan, of Community Care Providers Scotland

Charities face care costs gamble

Undated handout photo issued by Surrey Police of Grant Broster whose kayak overturned on the River Wey swollen by Storm Katie.

Missing kayaker named as search continues

Drivers with diabetes 'will no longer lose licences unfairly' following law change

Drivers with diabetes 'will no longer lose licences unfairly' following law change

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Depressed teenagers "more likely to be out of work" as adults

Depressed teenagers "more likely to be out of work" as adults

Experimental blood test for Zika screening approved

Experimental blood test for Zika screening approved

World Health Organisation downgrade Ebola list

World Health Organisation downgrade Ebola risk

Climate change march in Edinburgh

UK health systems are 'unprepared for devastating effects of climate change'

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