Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies’ growth during pregnancy, according to a new study.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has been urged to ensure an internal report on treatment at a mental health unit is published in full.
The five early signs of the potentially fatal condition sepsis will be highlighted in a new campaign.
Gene therapy appears to have cured “baby-in-bubble” infants with a rare disorder that robs them of any immune protection.
Children who were fed healthy family meals during a three-month trial remained healthier for years after, a study has found.
A social care charity today launched a £3.2 million campaign to build a state-of-the-art mental wellbeing centre in the heart of Aberdeen.
With three decades of experience, pharmacist Margaret McGee is perfectly placed to offer advice to callers on NHS 24’s out-of-hours service – and is gearing up for one of the busiest times of the year.
Planned “good food nation” legislation should include the right to food, the Scottish Human Rights Commission has said.
Heart stent failures could be prevented thanks to a discovery by scientists at Heriot-Watt University.
A north-east MP is delighted screening for a chromosomal disorder could be introduced after a review by a national body.
Vitamin D can “dramatically” affect the immune system and could make people less susceptible to diseases such as multiple sclerosis, scientists have discovered.
A study of US astronaut Scott Kelly and his identical twin suggests human health is not significantly affected by longer missions to space.
George Alagiah has spoken about how “tough” it was to discover his bowel cancer had returned.
Members of an Aberdeen community are being encouraged to come forward to give their views on a GP practice.
Rangers defender Connor Goldson has backed calls for volunteers to join a new project to tackle Scotland’s biggest health problems.
Signs have been placed on a prominent Aberdeen city centre bridge in a bid to bring about an improvement in mental health services.
Fashion designer Christopher Kane has told how he helped a cause close to his heart – by designing badges and T-shirts for a campaign aimed at tackling cardiovascular disease.
European staff in the health service will be supported to stay in Scotland regardless of the outcome of Brexit, Jeane Freeman has said.
A third premature baby has died at the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital in Glasgow after an infection was found at a neonatal unit.
Middle-aged men with multimorbidity are at greater risk of premature death than older people, new research has suggested.
A rise in people injecting cocaine and homelessness are the key factors behind a “perfect storm” that has resulted in a 10-fold increase in HIV infection among drug users in Glasgow city centre, research has found.
David Beckham “speaks” in nine different languages as he calls for an end to malaria in a voice petition.
Poor standards of clinical practice at NHS Borders are putting vulnerable adults and children at risk, a senior staff member has claimed.
Scientists have created new imaging technology to visualise what cells eat, which could aid the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer.
A study supported by an Aberdeen university has shown the decrease in HPV after regular vaccination.
A mother who tried to bring medical cannabis into the UK illegally in a bid to help her severely epileptic daughter wept after it was confiscated at the airport.
A mother is set to bring medical cannabis into the UK illegally in a bid to help her severely epileptic daughter.
Activists in hazmat suits and masks stopped traffic in west London in a protest accusing authorities of lying after cancer-causing chemicals were found in soil close to Grenfell Tower.
Scientists believe tiny zebrafish hold important clues in the search for treatments for Parkinson’s disease.
Age discrimination is rife in England, with a quarter of over-50s taking part in a survey claiming they had been unfairly treated in stores, restaurants and hospitals.