A new immunotherapy can greatly extend the lives of some people with advanced head and neck cancer, with some living for three years or more, a major trial has found.
A “robot scientist” has helped researchers identify a chemical compound found in toothpaste that could help in the fight against malaria.
Scientists in the US have found a genetic mutation in the Amish community which may hold the key to fighting ageing.
A digital pill embedded with a sensor that can tell doctors whether patients have taken their medicine has been approved in the US.
A hallucinogenic drink which contains an illegal class A drug could be used to treat depression and alcoholism, a new study suggests.
A contract has been awarded to deliver third sector drug and alcohol services for Aberdeen for the next three years.
The "historic" decision to approve medication that helps prevent HIV infection has been welcomed by a North-east campaigner.
An Aberdeen drug courier who was caught with cocaine worth nearly £160,000 after a police surveillance operation has been jailed for 32 months.
Hospital admissions linked to cannabis use have nearly doubled in the last three years in NHS Grampian.
A mother has been accused of injecting heroin into her three children, the youngest of whom is just two years old.
A commonly used anti-inflammatory drug could help treat Alzheimer’s disease, early findings from a new study show.
A former addict has told how he has turned his life around as he gets ready to graduate from a recovery programme.
POLICE have seized cannabis and cash in a number of drugs raids in Aberdeen.