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Care Information Scotland

CIS is a telephone and website service providing information about care services for older people living in Scotland.

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Have a safe summer in Scotland

Helpful advice for getting the most out of life this summer whilst staying safe

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Falls Information zone

Information and advice to help you take positive steps to avoid trips and falls.

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Health A-Z

Health A-Z

Everything you need to know about illnesses, tests, treatments, operations and services.

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Common health questions

Common health questions

Find answers to some of the most commonly asked health questions.

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Support service directory

Support service directory

Find local and national support services that can help you with various health or wellbeing issues.

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NHS in your area

NHS in your area

Information about your local health board and NHS special health boards in Scotland.

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Health in focus

Health in focus

July's Health in focus highlights: World Hepatitis Day, Ready for summer, Breathing Space and Care Information Scotland.

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Behind the HeadlinesView full listing

Can the so-called 'male menopause' be treated with HRT?

"New research suggests that testosterone deficiency in older men is much more prevalent than current screening methods suggest, and that more men would benefit from hormone treatment," The Daily Telegraph reports.

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Some over-the-counter drugs may be linked to falls in older men

"Popular over-the-counter drugs for hay fever and insomnia may increase the risk of a serious fall among older men," the Daily Mail reports after a study suggested anticholinergic drugs, which can cause side effects such as blurred vision and drowsiness, could increase fall risk.

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