Obesity and depression are on the rise among UK young people, according to a large-scale study led by the University College London. The study was published after the government discussed about how to cut down offensive and body shaming content … Continue reading Researchers at the University College London have found a significant correlation between obesity and depression
A report into working conditions of social care staff has called for reform within the sector, urging the Scottish Government to introduce a new watchdog and establish minimum standards. The 18-month study was led by the chief executive of Alzheimer … Continue reading Could “Unfair” Working Conditions Put Students Off Careers In Care?
Today first year nursing students at Ayr campus were presenting posters either to do with depression or obesity as part of a formative assignment. The event was to highlight a health promotion campaign. They researched in groups, produced a poster … Continue reading Foundations of health for students
By Hannah Scott. Doctors across the UK are going to be asked to if they are for or against assisted dying to be legalised. Despite every week one British person travelling abroad planning to commit suicide, the most recent vote … Continue reading Assisted dying: Doctors are topic of debate.
Hannah Scott The UK is currently gripped by the latest Brexit discussions. May is set to open a five-day debate in the commons starting today. Tony Blair, on GMB said the issue with May’s Brexit is that it doesn’t … Continue reading Editorial Comment
by Erin Kearns Scotland’s first drug and alcohol strategy in a decade aims to treat the issue as a public health concern rather than a criminal justice one. Joe Fitzpatrick, SNP MSP and Scottish Public Health Minister, in a document … Continue reading Public Health approach to Drug and Alcohol Strategy
Presented by Anaïs Mampuya. Reports from Alex Docherty, Jamie Costello, Eszter Tárnai, Lewis Walker and George Connolly. Continue reading UWS News November 13th 2018
In vitro fertilisation is one of several techniques available to help people with fertility problems have a baby. In women, infertility is a result of problems with ovulation in about one in three cases. Some issues prevent women from releasing any eggs, whereas in other cases an egg is only released on monthly cycles. Ovulation problems can occur as a result of a number of conditions, including polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid problems or premature ovarian failure, and this is when a woman’s ovaries stop working before the age of 40, the most common age for ovaries to become less active. However, there … Continue reading Refusal of IVF in the UK
by Siobhann Dunn TODAY a report from the british Medical journal (BMJ) revealed that coffee could have some health benefits. Researchers from The University of Southampton looked at over 200 studies about the impact of coffee on the human body. They … Continue reading Students and coffee
By Ross Gilchrist A new study suggests minimum pricing should be applied to cigarettes in Scotland. With the stagnation of smoking cessation rates in poor areas, Scottish health experts have suggested that minimum pricing, along with various other measures, could … Continue reading Minimum pricing could be applied to cigarettes.