High earners could end up being given pension tax breaks as part of efforts to get doctors to take on more shifts, The Times has reported.
Women’s blood vessels, including both large and small arteries, age at a faster rate than men’s, according to new research.
Boris Johnson has conceded NHS waiting times are “unacceptable” in the face of demands from Jeremy Corbyn for action to help patients.
Mesh implants for hernia repair are being used on NHS patients without adequate clinical evidence, according to an investigation.
Being wealthy can add eight to nine years to a healthy lifespan, research suggests.
A common gut bacteria can slow and even reverse build-up of a protein associated with Parkinson’s, new research has suggested.
It may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, but scientists have developed a machine that can keep human livers alive for one week outside the body.
More than 160,000 people could die over the next decade from strokes and heart attacks caused by air pollution, a charity has warned.
The sugar content of soft drinks has undergone a “striking” reduction since the introduction of a so-called sin tax, researchers have found.
A north-east woman is hoping to inspire others after shedding 13 stone in three years.
Plans for been lodged to convert a former north-east GP surgery into a day care centre.
One of the first people in Scotland to take part in a new trial for Huntington’s disease says the programme, which is led by a scientist in Aberdeen, has taken him from a “real place of darkness”.
One of the first people in Scotland to take part in a new trial for Huntington’s disease (HD) says the programme has taken him from a “real place of darkness”.
Increasing numbers of patients are waiting more than four hours to be seen at A&E departments, which also saw a record number of attendances and ambulance callouts in December.
The NHS experienced its busiest month on record in December with an unprecedented number of A&E attendances and ambulance call-outs.
Selena Gomez has said finding out she has mental health issues and getting on the right medication has “completely changed” her life.
The head of the South Eastern Health Trust has called for a resurrection of Stormont to tackle demands for pay parity.
Almost 2,500 residents across Aberdeen have been supported by an innovative new scheme to deal with non-medical issues.
Almost 900 “excess deaths” are thought to have occurred during the heatwaves of summer 2019, official data shows.
The Department of Health has urged trade unions to return to talks ahead of planned strike action this week.
Hundreds of haemophiliacs could have been spared infection with HIV if England had sought help from Scotland in manufacturing blood products, new documents suggest.
Men with testicular cancer could be spared some of the side effects of chemotherapy after new research suggested their treatment could be halved.
An artificial intelligence programme has been developed which can detect breast cancer from mammograms better than experts, a study found.
NHS England has announced plans aimed at preventing up to 16,500 emergency hospital admissions for headaches and migraines each year.
NHS Grampian has spent an extra £1.2 million on coping with increased demand due to colder weather in winter – on top of £1m the board spent a year ago.
A senior NHS doctor has warned new year dieters against quick-fix solutions, which can lead to heart problems and even unplanned pregnancies.
North-east patients have had to travel hundreds of miles for specialist treatment – according to new figures.
A new screening system for sepsis in newborns currently being trialled in the UK is 30% less effective than the process already used by the NHS, according to a new study.
The smoking ban has topped the list of the UK’s greatest public health achievements of the 21st century, sector leaders have announced.
House of Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle has revealed he was diagnosed with diabetes shortly before the general election.