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Music 'to unlock dementia memories' being used across NHS Grampian

<b>A project which aims to unlock the memories of dementia patients through music is being rolled out across NHS Grampian, BBC Scotland has learned.</b><p>The 'Playlist for Life' scheme uses familiar songs in an effort to tap into a person's long-term memory.<p>Personal playlists are put together with the help …

Music playlist to help unlock dementia memories

Dementia patients in Scotland could soon have access to a new app designed to unlock their memories through a personalised playlist.<p>The project uses music to tap into long term memory and can treat patients whether they are at home, in hospital or in care homes.<p>BBC Scotland's Fiona Stalker has been …

Why These 6 Religious Groups Wear What They Wear

It's more than a piece of cloth.<p>Clothing worn by religious leaders and people of devout faith often is much more than a fashion statement. A simple robe can make a Buddhist monk feel closer to Buddha, while a modest sweater can help a Mormon missionary project a professional image as she …

Greece: How did it get into this mess?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be among the first countries to use the new currency.<p>At first, the most ambitious attempt ever to create a new multinational currency all seemed to go so well. The predicted …

Clinical Signs and Causes of Back Pain in Horses

Let’s face it: Horses weren’t designed to carry humans on their backs. Therefore, a horse’s spinal health is crucial to his function as a riding …

8 grooming essentials to make your horse gleam in the ring this summer

Katy Carter and Jo Jack’s grooming kit essentials<p>1. Oven gloves<p>Ideal for lifting coats out and, because they are soft, horses will allow you to rub …

Equine massage: Hands on for the competitive edge

<b>Feeding, training and exercise are only part of the equation when working with elite equine athletes. These days, the best care includes</b> …

Horse Racing

Rare Foal Springs Into Scotland

A spunky Przewalski’s Horse was born on April 30 at Scotland’s Highland Wildlife Park. Once extinct in the wild, Przewalski’s (pronounced …

Wildlife

Horse Blows Out Candles And Smiles After Being Sung 'Happy Birthday'

We're all partial to a little cake on our birthdays - and this horse is no exception.<p>JD, from Ithilien Stables near New York, was clearly thrilled at …

NHS will clamp down on 'rip off' agency fees

Simon Stevens, the chief executive of the NHS, says he will take action to stem the billions being spent on agency doctors and nurses<p>The NHS will end the culture of "rip off" fees of up to £3,000 a shift charged by doctors and nurses by bringing in a cap, the head of the health service has …

'Cure for terminal cancer' found in game-changing drugs

Immunotherapy, which harnesses the body’s own immune system to destroy deadly tumours, has been hailed as one of the biggest breakthroughs in the treatment of cancer for decades<p>Terminally ill cancer patients have been “effectively cured” by a game-changing new class of drugs.<p>In one trial, more than …

Adventures in medicine: ‘I journey through the body every day’

Before starting my GP clinic yesterday I glanced through the list of patients I’d see that day. Most of the names I knew relatively well: their appointments would be follow-ups on diabetes, mental health problems, heart disease, or any number of the myriad difficulties many of us struggle along …

High Blood Pressure

A Virus In Your Mouth Helps Fight The Flu

Hidden inside all of us are likely thousands of viruses — maybe more. They just hang out, harmlessly. We don't even know they're there.<p>But every once in a while, one of these viral inhabitants might help us out.<p>Young people infected with a type of herpes virus have a better immune response to the …

9-Year-Old Boy Uses Birthday Money to Save Racehorse On Death Row

Most kids spend their birthday money on toys and games, but 9-year-old Brandon Heyman of Ontario, Canada decided to use it to save a life.<p>Karazan, an …

New ISIS video shows Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers in cages in Iraq

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has released a new propaganda video showing what appears to be Kurdish Peshmerga fighters paraded down Iraqi streets in cages.<p>The video features a man saying the Peshmerga soldiers were captured by ISIS.<p>CNN cannot independently verify the authenticity of the video. But it shows at …

Peshmerga

15 Slow Cooker Oatmeals And Healthy Breakfasts To Prep Overnight

A daily ritual of breakfast in bed is a long-shot wish: You might be able to swing it if you've got buckets of money and a crumb catcher built into your sheets.<p>The next-best thing? A healthy breakfast, more elaborate than a bowl of cereal or a sad granola bar, all ready for you as you groggily …

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Time After Time

Android 5.0 Lollipop: How to Enable, Remove or Restrict Guest User Mode

Android 5.0 Lollipop is known for its in-built security enhancements wherein you could restrict user access to a particular screen by using the …

Being True to Ourselves and Forgetting What Other People Think

<b>“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker</b><p>The …

Mind

Why Dying Is Easier for Doctors

Years ago, Charlie, a highly respected orthopedist and a mentor of mine, found a lump in his stomach. He had a surgeon explore the area, and the …

Guardian Africa's Instagram takeover – (more) highlights in pictures

When we took over the reins of the Guardiannews Instagram account a few weeks ago we asked readers to share their view of the continent using #guardianafrica. Since our initial highlights gallery the photos have just kept coming. Here’s the best of the rest

Family life: Costumes and sibling rivalry, We Didn’t Start the Fire by Billy Joel and narna bread

Snapshot<b>:</b> Fancy dress and fraternal rivalry<p>This photograph was taken for a local newspaper, probably in the late 1940s. I think the village was having a show and some of the children went in fancy dress in the hope of winning a competition. My father, Noel, the newspaper seller wearing a flat cap …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts