Children are more likely to be hospitalised by asthma attacks when they return to school after the summer holidays, according to a charity.
Alana Russell arrived in the world weighing just 2lb 8oz, little more than a bag of sugar.
Child health experts say the number of under-25s being treated for Type 2 diabetes has risen by just over 40% in four years.
Google is hoping to make Android more accessible to people with disabling hearing loss with the development of native hearing aid support.
E-cigarettes are back in the news after MPs on the Science and Technology Committee (STC) said rules around the devices should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates.
Rules around e-cigarettes should be relaxed to help accelerate already declining smoking rates, MPs have said.
A new liver treatment could reduce the need for transplants, scientists have found.
An Aberdeen medical student, who developed an innovative website looking at heart murmurs, has won an award.
Every newborn baby in Scotland in entitled to receive a free baby box.
Eating breakfast before exercise may “prime” the body to burn carbohydrates during exercise and more rapidly digest food after working out, according to a study.
Auditors have warned increasing evidence indicates parts of Scotland lack adequate numbers of intensive care beds.
A ground-breaking study has brought population-wide screening for genetic faults linked to conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer a major step closer.
An artificially intelligent (AI) programme “trained” with data from thousands of NHS patients can spot key signs of eye disease as well as the world’s top experts, a study has shown.
The Court of Appeal is to give its ruling on a challenge over the decision to strike off Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba, who was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter after the death of six-year-old Jack Adcock.
An innovative idea to treat people earlier for illnesses like flu and chest infections has led to patients in one area avoiding 17,000 nights in hospital and the NHS saving £7 million to be reinvested back into patient care.
NHS Grampian has saved more than £4.5 million in medical costs due to falling emissions in the north-east.
The average portion of chips sold in Glasgow is 80% larger than official guidance set out in 2002, new research has revealed.
The trend for gel and acrylic nail polishes is causing an “allergy epidemic” in the UK and Ireland, dermatologists have warned.
Sleeping longer than the recommended seven or eight hours a night has been linked with a higher risk of premature death, according to new research.
A woman has launched a £1 million legal action against a hairdresser over claims her hair treatment caused a stroke.
Exposure to air pollution has been linked to changes in heart structure similar to the early stages of heart failure, according to a new study.
Health bosses in the north-east have cut spending on agency workers to protect staffing budgets amid “ongoing recruitment challenges”, a new report said.
A father who delivered his premature baby at home on the bathroom floor used his headphones to tie off the new arrival’s umbilical cord.
Baby boxes should be given to all new parents across the UK, midwives have said.
Facebook has announced new tools that will enable users to better control the time they spend online.
An Aberdeen medical practice hopes to prescribe active lifestyles to its patients by becoming the first in the north-east to be named an official Parkrun practice.
Wealthy countries are not doing enough to track levels of breastfeeding within a baby’s first hour of life, global health leaders have said.
The first ever drug specifically designed to prevent a migraine has been given the green light by European health officials.
A north-east health partnership has called for volunteers to get in touch with their stories for a new project.
A ruling that a man with an extensive brain injury should be allowed to die without his family going before a judge has been upheld by the UK’s highest court.