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Understanding Coeliac Disease: The comic with a serious message

May 18 2019

A special public information comic aims to help raise awareness of coeliac disease, a serious but often overlooked condition. The body’s immune system reacts to gluten, a protein found in food containing wheat, barley and rye, making the body attack itself. One in 100 people have coeliac disease but half a million people in the UK and over 36,000 people in Scotland are undiagnosed.

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Help protect your pooch from kennel cough

February 1 2017

Kennel cough is a very common, gagging sounding cough, which sounds as if your dog has something stuck in its throat. It usually comes on very suddenly, often in the evening, or at night, keeping you and your dog awake.

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Communication is the key to unlocking dementia

September 19 2016

It’s World Alzheimer’s Day on Wednesday  and Alzheimer Scotland has something to celebrate – the charity’s Dementia Friends programme is now supported by more than 25,000 people of all ages and from all walks of life.

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Beat the back to work blues

August 8 2016

Dreading your first day back to work after your holiday? According to a recent survey, more than half of us feel depressed, deflated or demotivated when they return to work.