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Air Pollution Worsens on Scotland’s Streets, puts Commuters at Health Risk

Air Pollution Worsens on Scotland’s Streets, puts Commuters at Health Risk

According to Friends of the Earth Scotland, Glasgow's Hope Street is among the most polluted places in the country with highest levels of nitrogen dioxide and fine particles recorded in 2013. For particulate matter, Aberdeen's Market Street appeared as the worst.

Sir Harry Burns finally stepping down after serving as Chief Medical Officer having spent eight years on the post

Sir Harry Burns finally stepping down after serving as Chief Medical Officer hav

Scotland's top specialist is retiring from the post after over eight years of serving as Chief Medical Officer.

The Scottish Government affirmed that Sir Harry Burns was stepping down from his long-held position to serve as a Professor of Global Public Health at Strathclyde University, where his job will be to keep a record on health disparities.

Scientists request taking precautions on antibiotic alternatives

Scientists request taking precautions on antibiotic alternatives

The new medicines are expected to empower the patient to endure ailment, and get enough time to strengthen the immune system to heal from the disease over a natural course of time.

Rise in Cancer Cases Witnessed in Scotland

Rise in Cancer Cases Witnessed in Scotland

Cancer Research UK has witnessed a 28% rise in cancer diagnosis rate in over 35 years in Scotland. In comparison to the UK, cancer diagnosis in Scotland has been found to be 6.25% higher.

Doctors' check-list has been recently reduced by 264 boxes out of the total 900 boxes

Doctors' check-list has been recently reduced by 264 boxes out of the total 900

After negotiations with the Scottish Government the doctor’s performance check-list which was a total of 900 tick-boxes has now been cut down by almost 30 percent.

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