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Health experts have developed a way to dramatically cut the time needed to diagnose tuberculosis in the developing world. The treatable disease still causes about one million deaths every year, with diagnosis often taking months to confirm, but a team at the University of St Andrews has developed an analysis…
A nun has told an inquiry it was painful to see youngsters at a Catholic children's home being separated from their siblings once they reached a certain age. The witness said the practice at Nazareth House in Cardonald, Glasgow, in the 1970s was "not easy to do" but stopped short…
Half of Scots believe that poorer health is a result of an unjust society, according to findings published by the Scottish Centre for Social Research. The report ‘Scottish Social Attitudes - Public Attitudes to Inequality’, commissioned by NHS Health Scotland, reveals the extent to which people are aware of existing…
A civil case against a man cleared of rape has begun after his alleged victim raised a legal action seeking damages. Stephen Coxen, 23, from Bury in Lancashire, is being sued by a woman who accuses him of raping her in St Andrews, Fife, in 2013. Coxen (pictured) denied the…
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