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Dementia is now leading killer of women in Scotland

DEMENTIA and Alzheimer’s disease are now established as the leading cause of death for women in Scotland, overtaking heart disease, according to official figures. The National Records of Scotland said ... read more

Dementia now most common cause of death for women

The conditions were cited as the leading cause of 11.3% of the 57,883 deaths that occurred in 2017. Alzheimer's disease and dementia are the most common causes of death for women in Scotland ... be do... read more

Deaths from Alzheimer's disease in Scotland increase by 33.4% in one year

Provisional quarterly figures for deaths in the country show that 1,506 people died from Alzheimer's and other dementias in the second quarter of 2017 – with deaths from Alzheimer's disease ... for Sc... read more

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Killer queen: the true story of Mary, Queen of Scots

Mary, on the other hand, was named Queen of Scotland at just six ... Mary was in fact now the rightful queen of England. It was a state of affairs which did not recommend the Scottish royal to her cou... read more


Documentary names Abertillery murderer as serial killer

Dubbed "Jack the Stripper" by the press, the killer strangled six young women in 1960s London ... their lives didn't matter," said Prof Wilson. The team now hope Scotland Yard will open a new cold cas... read more

Eat fish, stay healthy!

That’s good news since the Department of Health (DOH) ranks heart disease as the No. 1 killer ... now scientists have evidence to back the claim. A 2007 study of nearly 12,000 pregnant women ... read more

Dementia and Alzheimer's now biggest killer in England and Wales

But when the figures are broken down by gender, heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men, while dementia and Alzheimer's are the main cause among women. The figures also show that peo... read more

Decade-long NHS plan to tackle major killer conditions

The NHS long-term plan involves greater use of high-tech treatments and diagnostic testing and could prevent 150,000 heart attacks, strokes and dementia cases ... will reinforce the NHS as a world lea... read more

Family tributes to 'honourable and kind' dad stabbed to death on train in front of 14-year-old son

A 27-year-old woman was also arrested ... and Celtic board needs to act now - Chris Sutton Chris reckons the addition of Jermain Defoe and Steven Davis will put Rangers ahead of Celtic in the title ra... read more

Convicted killer, after decades of maintaining innocence, believes freedom is 'finally in sight'

But police said there were no signs of forced entry, leading ... real killer and that she had accomplices. "What actually must have happened is that she went to the house with two males, and that thin... read more

"My brother Joey would have whispered name of killer to me before he died"

The brother of a dad-of-four gunned down on his doorstep remains convinced that his dying sibling would have revealed the identity of his killer ... and now lives up in Scotland. Relatives also remain ... read more

The Lancet: Rates of premature mortality are two times higher in the most deprived areas of England, compared to most affluent

Self-harm was the third leading cause of premature death for men. In England, Wales and Northern Ireland (but not Scotland ... and cancer now needs to be directed at other major causes of mortality su... read more



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