In just two days’ time, more than 39,000 runners will descend onto the streets of the capital to take part in the London Marathon.
Tessa Jowell urged MPs to “keep fighting the good fight” to improve cancer treatment during an emotional Commons debate.
Tessa Jowell has been showered with praise and tributes by MPs as she sat in the House of Commons chamber for a debate on cancer treatment.
Tessa Jowell was promised a “warm embrace of parliamentary love” as she sat in the House of Commons chamber for a debate on cancer treatment.
An Aberdeen cancer charity will hold a series of women’s wellbeing sessions for people who have been affected by the disease.
Weekend and public holiday services at two North-east health centres are to be cut.
Nocturnal “night owls” are more at risk of dying than “larks” who turn in early and leap out of bed when the sun rises, new research has shown.
Virtual assistants often gain a reputation for their dry humour and lack of compassion.
A gene that makes humans eat more sugar can also lower body fat, new research suggests.
Patients who use online GP consultations are being advised to check whether the medic they are consulting with is based in the UK.
Scientists have created a non-invasive patch to measure glucose levels through the skin – potentially removing the need for millions of diabetics to carry out finger-prick blood tests.
A new drive to encourage Scots to learn live-saving CPR skills has been launched to the tune of The Proclaimers’ most famous hit.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has approved a Greater Glasgow health board boss as interim chairman of NHS Tayside.
The chairman of NHS Tayside has stepped down after ministers were forced to intervene in the running of the health board.
Jamie Oliver has said that learning more about nutrition in recent years has made him “spiritual”.
Pasta does not necessarily pack on the pounds and could even aid with weight loss when eaten as part of a healthy diet, Canadian researchers said.
More than half of the heroin and morphine death hotspots in England and Wales are seaside locations, figures show.
A new GP contract aimed at cutting the workload of family doctors comes into force today.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has agreed to meet a campaigning mother who wants a cannabis based treatment to be made available on the NHS to help her son, who can suffer up to 100 seizures a day.
The NHS Tayside board was “misled” over the state of the organisation’s finances, a Holyrood committee has heard.
Doctors should tell patients that e-cigarettes are less harmful than smoking but not without risk, according to new national guidance.
School pupils have been challenged to get more active at an anti-obesity roadshow.
A “recruitment crisis” in neurology is affecting patient care, MSPs have heard.
More than 5,000 Scots have waited longer than the target time to start cancer treatment in the last five years within the “struggling” NHS, a leading has charity said.
An Aberdeen cancer sufferer who hopes experimental treatment will save her life has raised more than £100,000.
‘Our lovely daughter Abigail was everything ... she was wonderful, beautiful, bright, fun and such good company’
Hundreds of diners and pub-goers have been offered compensation for dry-clean only clothing that may have come into contact with the nerve agent used to attack Sergei Skripal and his daughter.
A £30 million cash injection to tackle hospital waiting lists has been announced by the Department of Health.
Four children remain in a stable condition with infections linked to bacteria found in the water supply at a Glasgow hospital.
A deal needs to be struck on access to a key breast cancer drug in Scotland to give women “more time to live”, campaigners have warned.