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News Archive for December 2012

The Scottish Health Survey film

Dec 18, 2012

Professor Alastair H Leyland and Dr Linsay Gray from the MRC/CSO SPHSU have participated in a film produced to illustrate the wide range of uses of the Scottish Health Survey. It can be viewed on Vimeo or Youtube.

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Proximity to off-sales linked to increased drinking among underage drinkers

Dec 17, 2012

A study by MRC SPHSU Researchers, Robert Young, Laura Macdonald and Anne Ellaway found that the closer Glaswegian teens live to their local off-sales the more likely they are to engage in regular underage drinking, irrespective of social background and other factors.

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Caesarean Section Rates Increasing in Former Communist Countries

Dec 3, 2012

Caesarean section is becoming more common across Europe but is the increase faster in countries that used to be communist?

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