A ketogenic diet may help in the fight against flu, new research suggests.
Apple is banning apps related to vaping from its app store amid concern about the effect of vaping on the health of young people.
Labour has pledged to outspend the Tories by investing an additional £26 billion in the NHS to rebuild “crumbling” hospitals and improve patient care if the party wins the General Election.
First-Year medical students will get more experience of “real life” healthcare situations as part of new measures by Aberdeen University to tackle the GP crisis.
Health funding will be boosted by £26 billion under a Labour government which will cover the cost by taxing the richest in society, the party has pledged.
A new high-tech headset that delivers an electrical pulse to the brain has been developed to help people sleep better.
Scientists hope their discovery of how the body fights Salmonella will help in the development of new treatments.
Virtual reality (VR) can help to ease someone’s sensitivity to pain, new research suggests.
Nurses in Northern Ireland have voted to take strike action over pay and staffing levels.
NHS Grampian has revealed plans to spend an additional £1 million to help prepare hospitals across the region for the busy winter season.
Tagging proteins in human cells with a small sugar molecule could help understand neurological diseases, according to a team of scientists in Scotland.
Scientists have identified a new strain of HIV – the first to be discovered since 2000.
NHS Grampian will receive almost £1 million to help tackle seasonal pressures this winter.
A non-invasive urine test could be used by women to detect their risk of developing cervical cancer without needing to visit the doctor.
The possession of small amounts of drugs for personal use should be decriminalised across the UK, according to MPs.
Doctors are urging people to stay safe over bonfire night after new data revealed thousands of people end up in hospital due to firework and bonfire injuries.
Two cases of measles have been confirmed following ferry journeys between Aberdeen and Shetland.
A disease that can harm the brain which is spread to humans by tick bites has been identified in the UK for the first time.
Walkers who trekked 20 miles overnight through central London were greeted with cheers and bacon sandwiches on Sunday morning at the finish line for an event to raise awareness of suicide.
Concerns have been raised about the recruitment of doctors in the north-east.
Patients are being urged to take blood pressure drugs in the evening rather than the morning to cut their risk of an early death.
MPs have called for some drug offences to be decriminalised, in a bid to prevent the rising number of related deaths.
Cancer patients are too afraid to ask for support because they are worried about adding to the workload of overstretched NHS staff, a charity fears.
Irish researchers have announced a breakthrough in the search for a cure for a painful skin disease.
An enzyme has been found which scientists believe could prevent a group of infections blamed for 500,000 deaths each year worldwide.
A study has found the first evidence that fat accumulates in the lungs and airways, particularly in overweight and obese people.
More than a million extra people have become active in the last four years, with increasing numbers of women and older people lacing up their trainers, new research suggests.
Vapers should not stand with smokers because it could entice them into smoking, but there is no danger to the public from passive vaping, an expert has claimed.
Research by an Aberdeen scientist has revealed sugary drinks, rather than sweet treats, lead to more weight gain.
Thousands of patients with incurable breast cancer are repeatedly visiting GPs before they are diagnosed amid concerns their symptoms are not being taken seriously or misinterpreted, a new report has suggested.