A campaign is being launched to raise awareness of Scotland’s minimum unit price for alcohol as ministers prepare to make a recommendation on its level.
NHS boards across Scotland paid out more than £26 million in overtime to nurses and midwives last year, new figures have revealed.
It's not just lumps and bumps that need to be checked out. Liz Connor asks the experts about the less obvious warning sings to look out for.
Being more relaxed, offering praise and learning about fruit and veg all help.
Research commissioned by a Government department has highlighted how millions of medication errors are made in the NHS every year.
Community leaders have raised concerns for thousands of patients after a city medical practice decided to end its contract with the NHS.
Funding of £90,000 has been announced for research into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of a little-understood illness that blights the lives of at least 20,000 Scots.
Dutch prosecutors are set to announce Thursday whether they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter.
A German court is considering whether authorities should ban diesel cars from cities to lower air pollution, a move which could have drastic consequences for the country’s powerful vehicle industry.
Hospital bosses have made progress towards reopening a children’s inpatient ward which has been shut since last summer, Health Secretary Shona Robison said.
A doctor has been suspended from working for a year after an epileptic teenager drowned in a bath while left alone in an NHS care home.
An NHS website set up to advise on infant feeding has been visited by fewer than one in 12 new mothers, a major new survey has revealed.
NHS boards spent more than £38,000 a day on consultants’ overtime in the past three years, according to figures collated by the Scottish Liberal Democrats.
MPs have called on the Home Secretary to issue a medical cannabis licence to a six-year-old boy whose rare form of epilepsy improves after taking the drug.
An anti-cancer vaccine could soon be developed after scientists discovered a certain type of stem cell could train the immune system to attack the growth of tumours.
Older or damaged brains could regain their ability to form lasting memories if an enzyme which acts as a brake pad is lifted from a key gene, scientists found.
A delay in agreeing a post-Brexit transition deal could put NHS patient care at risk as more health businesses will divert money towards contingency planning for a “disorderly” withdrawal from the European Union, a senior MP has said.
NHS Grampian is asking for feedback on a scheme aimed at supporting mums breastfeeding away from home.
More than 5,000 children have been referred to specialists over concerns about their weight in the past three years, according to figures gathered by the Scottish Conservatives.
Scientists believe the hallmark Alzheimer’s protein – amyloid beta – may have been passed to a small number of people during childhood brain surgery.
Some common drugs have been linked to strokes, an Aberdeen university study has shown.
A new quiz app has been launched to help patients get past a ‘fear of finding out’, seen as a major psychological barrier to adults seeking medical help.
Scientists have discovered crucial new information about how a foetus develops which could explain why very premature babies suffer health problems.
Some North-east residents are undertaking 850-mile round trips to get mental health treatment, the Evening Express can today reveal.
Family members could no longer have a say over whether their loved ones donate their organs upon death as part of new opt-out proposals.
Patients and medical staff can soon have their say on a proposed shake up of health centres across the North-east.
Actress Lena Dunham has revealed that she underwent a total hysterectomy after years of suffering pain caused by endometriosis.
A new kind of antipsychotic has been found to relieve terrifying and disturbing symptoms suffered by millions of people with Alzheimer’s disease worldwide.
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has remained below the national average on A&E waiting times for the fifth week in a row.
The number of people missing hospital appointments at an Aberdeen hospital has increased, new figures show.