A clinical trial to study a potential new treatment for endometriosis is set to go ahead thanks to funding made possible by a partnership between leading women’s health charity Wellbeing of Women and the Scottish Government.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney(4): The Council House
In this the fourth in the series Lost Gardens of Orkney, we explore the growth in Council Housing and the pride people took in their new homes and gardens.
Warning about ready to eat smoked fish
Food Standards Scotland (FSS), the UKHSA and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) are reinforcing their advice to vulnerable groups of consumers in relation to the risks of Listeria monocytogenes infection linked to ready to eat smoked fish.
People living with Essential Tremor Face Long Waiting Lists
“They face long waiting lists and often long journeys to London for treatment that should and could be available here in Scotland. We have the equipment and knowledge here in Scotland.” Rhoda Grant MSP
Cases of Hepatitis in Young Children Being Investigated in the Central Belt of Scotland
The number of cases in such a short period of time, combined with the geographical spread and severity of illness, in some cases, is unusual and requires further investigation.
Please may I borrow your prostate?
“This isn’t a dig about surgeries, GPs , GP receptionists, none of that, it is a dig at the priorities we have as a society and the fact that what we say and what we do, don’t really match up. “
June Arrival for Breast Screening Mobile Unit in Orkney
Nearly 3500 Orkney women between the ages of 50-70 years will be receiving their invitations, over the next few months, to attend for breast screening when the Mobile Unit returns to Orkney on 7th June 2021.
Mental Wellbeing & Resilience Training in Orkney
It’s OK To Feel Anxious: Clear Your Head
“Feelings of anxiety are normal and to be expected, but there are things you can do that will help. “
New Research to Combat Tuberculosis
“Our research identifies a previously unknown mechanism that could block protein synthesis and potentially treat tuberculosis and other infections.”