News alerts: w/b 27th May 2017

Please find below details of selected public health-related news stories that were reported in the above week. ScotPHO is not responsible for the content or reliability of the linked news articles / publications and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Please note that some of the linked websites may require registration, subscription or payment to view articles. For new publications relating to health protection and for updates on infectious disease and other outbreaks, please see the Health Protection Scotland website.

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Sunday 28th May

Study finds that shift-workers are more at risk of ill health

More details: Sunday Times Scotland, Journal abstract.

Monday 29th May

Dundee University researchers to investigate the health effects of e-cigarettes

More details: Evening Telegraph, Dundee University news release.

Tuesday 30th May

Researchers find that smoking harms the livers of unborn babies

More details: BBC News, Journal article.

Wednesday 31st May

Taskforce reports on survival rates from six cancers in Scotland

More details: BBC News, Courier, Herald, STV News, The Brain Tumour Charity news release.

Scots born in the 1950s take part in a study of depression

More details: BBC News, Aberdeen University news release.


Profiles indicator updates: w/b 27th May 2017

  • No profile indicator updates in this week

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