Baby girls whose mothers smoke during pregnancy may face fertility issues later in life, scientists say.
The parents of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have been “overwhelmed” by the response to their £500,000 appeal to pay for lifesaving treatment.
Minimum unit pricing may have contributed to the number of alcohol-related deaths in Glasgow falling by more than a fifth, according to new research.
Former Welsh rugby star Gareth Thomas has said that he “absolutely would not” have revealed his HIV diagnosis if a newspaper had not threatened to publish it.
Scientists are hoping to reveal deep mysteries of the human brain by mapping it in unprecedented detail.
An American cancer survivor has achieved the “extraordinary” feat of becoming the first person to swim across the English Channel four times non-stop.
An American cancer survivor has become the first person to swim across the English Channel four times in a row.
Men who carry a faulty gene have almost double the risk of prostate cancer, researchers say.
Hospital operator Spire Healthcare has swung to a first-half profit after it was buoyed by cost-cutting measures and increased numbers of NHS referrals.
Equipment at 10 north-east gyms could be replaced in a bid to encourage more people to get healthy.
A north-east GP practice which temporarily closed will now not reopen.
Chemotherapy patients have been offered a new hope in combating hair loss associated with cancer treatment.
Hundreds of cystic fibrosis sufferers in Scotland will be able to get drugs which can help extend their life, after a deal on costs was reached.
The UK sits at the bottom of a major league table for cancer survival in high-income countries, researchers have warned.
Staff at Cairngorms National Park are celebrating and promoting short local walks this week to encourage people to head out to the area to enjoy a stroll.
Plans to change pension rules to enable NHS consultants and GPs to work longer hours without big tax bills will be set out by Health Secretary Matt Hancock on Wednesday.
More NHS Grampian patients will be offered operations at an Angus hospital to cut waiting times.
There are calls for stronger regulation of pesticides in low-income countries as new research revealed the scale of suicide by poisoning among poorer communities.
Britain’s leading scientists are calling on the Government to get ahead of other countries in ensuring ethical risks of using brain-computer technology are properly understood, along with suitable regulations.
Shorter people are at a higher risk of type 2 diabetes than taller people, according to a new study.
NHS Grampian still has “a way to go” in reducing the late diagnosis of HIV, a leading clinician has claimed.
A north-east mum whose baby son underwent major surgery, which saw his skull taken apart into “small puzzle-like pieces” and rebuilt, has told of her fight to get him diagnosed.
People relying on medicine from the EU have started a campaign to highlight how they say the Government is putting their lives “at risk” with Brexit.
A doctor accused of breaching a rule at an Aberdeen hospital has been cleared by a tribunal of any wrongdoing.
A person took their own life in the north-east every five days last year, new figures show.
The first online map showing organised health walks in the city has been launched.
A new HIV initiative supported by Aberdeen City Council will help reduce the stigma related to the condition, a campaigner has claimed.
There has been a small increase in the percentage of NHS Grampian patients being seen within four hours at the region’s A&Es.
Expensive high-tech air mattresses are only marginally better at preventing pressure sores than a specialist foam mattress, according to a new study.
Health chiefs in Aberdeen have created a series of hard-hitting videos in a bid to reduce the number of north-east residents overdosing on drugs.