SCOTLAND’S ALCOHOL DEATH TOLL

The death rates are down but are still the highest on Great Britain Last year, more than a thousand Scots died as a result of...

CHANGE NEEDED IN NHS TO FACE FUTURE CHALLENGES

A relatively clean bill of health of NHS Scotland A report from Audit Scotland warns that the health service in Scotland faces significant challenges and...

How To Feel Better, Look Better and Lose Weight

by Stephen Duncan MSc Managing Director Balanced Fitness Ltd What is good for the goose is not always good for the gander. The vast majority of people that...

KEEPING A TAGIE ON MEDICAL CONDITIONS

A Wristband a Child would be happy to wear What do you do if you find your child has a serious allergy - serious enough...

HELPING CHILDREN WITH AUTISM

FindMe is a visually attractive game FindMe is a game for iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone created by Tigerface, an award-winning educational games company based...

MANIFESTO FOR ACTION – CHILDCARE CHALLENGES HOLD SCOTS FAMILIES BACK

Childcare is a serious issue for families Scottish Families are sending a powerful message to decision makers - childcare is holding them back. Those struggling...

ACCESS TO GREEN SPACE – VITAL TO WOMEN’S HEALTH

Green space more essential to women Women living in deprived areas with little green space are more likely to be stressed than men living in...

Holistic health or wholistic health?

by Stephen Duncan MSc Managing Director, Balanced Fitness Ltd The importance of dealing with the whole person and not just individual symptoms or conditions Most of us...

Alcohol: Ban on Multi-buy Promotions Works

Offers like these are banned in Scotland The Scottish Parliament passed the Alcohol Act in October 2011. A key part of the legislation was a...
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Video: As you get older, exercise for better brain health

People who exercise later in life may better protect their brain from age-related changes than those who do not. Researchers at the University of...