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Plan for Scotland’s first medical cannabis clinic in Aberdeen

Plan for Scotland's first medical cannabis clinic in Aberdeen. GOOGLE Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in 2018 Plans for Scotland's first medical cannabis clinic in Aberdeen have been unveiled. Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, allowing doctors to prescribe it in certain situations. Sapphire Medical Clinic plans to be the first clinic to "prescribe medical cannabis for all conditions acknowledged to benefit". NHS Grampian said it was "concerning" a clinic using GP referrals could give treatments not available on [...]

Exercise regime developed by QUB will aid post-op recovery of pancreatic cancer patients

Exercise regime developed by QUB will aid post-op recovery of pancreatic cancer patients. Tom Hawthorne credits cycling with helping him to overcome the side-effects of surgery Pancreatic cancer patients in Northern Ireland will the first in the UK to take part in an exercise programme aimed at aiding their recovery, developed by Queen's University. A £100k grant from Pancreatic Cancer UK's Research Innovation Fund will see patients here trial the new programme as part of a research project being undertaken at the [...]

Mother -19 diagnosed untreatable brain cancer months giving birth dies

Mother, 19, who was diagnosed with untreatable brain cancer months before giving birth dies after 16-month battle to fight the tumor. Dana Scatton, 19, was diagnosed with DIPG, an inoperable brain tumor, while seven months pregnant and was given three to nine months to live  The teen from Pennsylvania gave birth to a healthy baby girl at 33 weeks on January 4, 2017 because the cancer started to progress  The disease has a less than one percent chance of survival and 90 percent [...]