University of Glasgow

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Name: University of Glasgow
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Almost one million Scots cannot afford adequate housing conditions

The largest study of poverty conducted in the UK found that the percentage of households falling below society's minimum standard of living has increased from 14% to 33% across the UK over the last 30 years.Experts have criticised the UK Government's ... [Published Stv.tv - 5 hours ago]
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Plea for action as study finds a million Scots classed as poor

The Poverty and Social Exclusion in the United Kingdom project also revealed that 800,000 Scots were too poor to participate in basic social activities, more than 400,000 adults do without essential clothing and almost one-third cannot afford to heat ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Million 'have inadequate housing'

Nearly one million Scots cannot afford adequate housing, a new study claims.The percentage of households falling below society's minimum standard of living has also increased from 14% to 33% over the last 30 years.The findings, from the largest study ... [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Diabetes calculator helps identify risk of disease

A new online tool will help doctors predict which patients are most likely to develop diabetes, said a press release by the University of Edinburgh on Tuesday. The calculator will help doctors identify high risk patients so that they can be tested for ... [Published Individual.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

SFU People in the News - August 18, 2014

Media Matters , a report on Simon Fraser University in the news, compiled and distributed by SFU Public Affairs & Media Relations.This edition is a daily roundup that lists the main items of known media coverage from 8:30 a.m. (August 15) to 8:30 a.m. ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 18 2014]
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The butterfly affect: climate change ‘forced species to adapt’

A British butterfly species has made climate-change history by becoming the first known animal of any kind to lose the ability to do something after global warming forced it to move to a new environment and adapt its behaviour. The brown argus butterfly ... [Published The Independent - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Obesity crisis: sorting the 'fat' from the fiction

The Institute of Economic Affairs argues that the food industry is being unfairly blamed for obesity, and that we are eating less than ever.The report argues that it is a lack of exercise, not eating too much, that drives obesity.However, some have criticised ... [Published Channel 4 - Aug 18 2014]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

How to make a good first impression

As the doors of the Big Brother house creaked open for yet another bevy of ‘celebrities’, some contestants made much more of an entrance than others.Former Towie star Lauren Goodger looked almost serene in an aquamarine jumpsuit that covered two of her ... [Published BT.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Obesity caused mainly by inactivity, not sugar

The rise in obesity in the UK has been primarily caused by a decline in physical activity, not by increased calorie and sugar consumption, according to the Institute of Economic Affairs. Public health campaigners have attributed Britain’s obesity ‘epidemic’ ... [Published Food Manufacture - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Obesity, Sugar, Calorie
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Names chosen for new hospital campus

Names have been revealed for the adult and children's facilities at a massive £842m new hospital complex in Glasgow.The Southern General campus will replace the Southern General Hospital, Western and Victoria Infirmaries, Mansionhouse Unit and Royal Hospital ... [Published BBC - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Glasgow professor urges Scots to use heat from rivers – or lose it to the sea

Star Renewable Energy’s Neatpump in Drammen, NorwayA top academic has urged Scots to harness the hidden heat in their rivers using “game changing” heat pump technology – or face being left behind in a technology race with Scandinavia.Professor Paul Younger, ... [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

SFU and University of Glasgow to offer student exchanges

An agreement between Simon Fraser University and the University of Glasgow (UoG) will pave the way for future student exchanges between the two institutions.SFU President Andrew Petter and UoG Senior Vice Principal Neal Juster signed the agreement in ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 18 2014]

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Paula Bell, the Edinburgh-based company's finance director, said: "We don't actually think Scotland should be independent. We'll be so glad to get back to normal when it's all over and hopefully the voters will vote for no independence."
Prof Glen Bramley, from Heriot-Watt University, added: "It is worrying that, in the 21st Century, more than 40% of households who want to use meals on wheels, evening classes, museums, youth clubs, citizens' advice or special transport cannot do so due to unavailability, unaffordability or inadequacy."
Warning on the cost of living, Campbell Robb, chief executive for housing charity Shelter, said: "This house price hike is yet another blow for people across the country desperate to put down roots." John McLaren: UK likely to stay high-inflation economy

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Craig Todd: Food, Spies & Sanctions [Published Huffington Post UK - 14 hours ago]
Obesity caused mainly by inactivity, not sugar [Published Food Manufacture - 16 hours ago]
Names chosen for new hospital campus [Published BBC - 17 hours ago]
Is coffee safe to drink when pregnant? [Published Made For Mums - 18 hours ago]
Winners of NNPC/ESSO scholarship set for study ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 19 2014]
Currency union 'the best route' [Published Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News - Aug 19 2014]
Glasgow professor urges Scots to use heat from ... [Published Scottish Energy News - Aug 19 2014]
The Fat Lie (plus Channel 4 News) [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Aug 19 2014]
Microbial co-occurrence in streams [Environment... [Published PNAS - Aug 19 2014]
SFU and University of Glasgow to offer student ... [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 18 2014]
Obesity crisis: sorting the 'fat' from the fiction [Published Channel 4 - Aug 18 2014]
SFU People in the News - August 18, 2014 [Published Simon Fraser University - Aug 18 2014]
John Brennan, 88, of Basking Ridge [Published Bernardsville News - Aug 18 2014]
Sam Galbraith [Published Telegraph - Aug 18 2014]
Health board fined after 'at risk' woman commit... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 18 2014]
Scottish Seaweed Helps Iodine Insufficiency [Published Nutritional Outlook - Aug 18 2014]
Health board fine over patient death [Published BBC - Aug 18 2014]
Ex-Labour minister and top doctor Sam Galbraith... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 18 2014]
Former Scottish Education Minister Sam Galbrait... [Published Daily Record - Aug 18 2014]
Scotland urged to tap river heat [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Aug 18 2014]
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The Fat Lie (plus Channel 4 News) [Published Velvet Glove, Iron Fist - Aug 19 2014]
Yesterday, the IEA published my latest report— The Fat Lie — which presents some of the evidence mentioned previously on this blog related to calorie consumption and obesity. The following is a summary of some of the main points, but please read ...
Robin Williams not the only one: Suicide affect... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 15 2014]
Jamie Turner lived 54 years before he decided that was enough. During those five decades and then some, he’d raised two children into upstanding adults. He had an 18-year career as a nurse in the emergency room at the Royal Victoria Regional Health ...
[tt] NS 2981: Language of chemistry is unveiled... [Published TranshumanTech - Aug 14 2014]
NS 2981: Language of chemistry is unveiled by molecular make-up http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22329812.700-language-of-chemistry-is-unveiled-by-molecular-makeup.html * 07 August 2014 by Jacob AronDO YOU speak chemistry? Analysing molecular structures ...
Scottish Independence Debate Meltdown as STV Br... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 05 2014]
In what may well be proved to be the first insular act of an independent country, viewers in the rest of the United Kingdom outside Scotland were unable to watch tonight's live debate on the hot topic of Scottish Independence.  As former UK Chancellor ...
More Medical Evidence Indicates That Statin Dru... [Published Drug Injury Watch - Aug 01 2014]
Benefit / Risk Assessment Of Statins Like Lipitor May Depend On Whether It Is A Necessary Medication For The Patient (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com ) There is an ongoing debate in the medical community about whether cholesterol drugs ...
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