That annoying tickling sensation in our throats and chesty cough we experience during the winter flu season can hang around for days, if not weeks. And cough syrups are often our go-to medication.
A charity that supports rape victims in the North-east wants to tackle the myths around rape.
Janet Jackson has given birth to her first child at the age of 50, her management have confirmed.
More than 175 NHS Grampian staff have been suspended for issues including bullying and drinking alcohol while working in the last four years.
A teenager is facing the prospect of a gruelling 22-hour operation to have a leg amputated.
The year ahead spells a weighty divorce from the boring green smoothie and the change couldn’t come soon enough. As a nation, we’ve grown bored of blending our kale with filtered water. We want more! We want flavour!
While many people were popping the champagne corks to herald the arrival of 2017, two new mothers enjoyed a very different celebration.
A mum who has been able to feed her son thanks to donor breast milk says more people should consider using and giving to the vital service.
Aberdeen uni study reveals workers less likely to call in sick if it would make it difficult for colleagues
Workers are far less likely to call in sick if they know their absence will cause difficulties for colleagues, a study has revealed.
A man who lost most of his penis to a flesh-eating superbug after routine surgery is taking legal action against the hospital.
Flickering light could hold the key to tackling Alzheimer’s, a new study suggests.
It turns out that students at Edinburgh uni really value their shut-eye, having overwhelmingly voted to get nap pods installed on campus.
A former nurse has hit out at NHS Grampian waiting times - after buying his own coffin fearing he won't live long enough to see a consultant.
Caesarean births may be shaping human evolution and helping people to become bigger, a study suggests.
Do you find yourself forgetting where you’ve put your keys a few more times than you’d like, or struggling to remember a friend’s birthday? These are small things, but a patchy memory can get pretty annoying.
A North-east MSP has raised concerns over the number of operations cancelled for capacity or non-clinical reasons by NHS Grampian.
There’s no doubt about it: Winter wreaks havoc on your skin. With the cold and blustery winds, it’s hard for your skin not to be as dry as a bone which can get pretty irritating.
A new law that bans smoking in cars when children are present comes into force in Scotland today.
‘Tis the season for festive after-work drinks, impromptu trips to holiday markets and Christmas parties. And while you may manage to power your way through the day and dance your way through the night, sometimes your make-up just can’t keep up.
Forget the apple – it appears you’d be better off going for a handful of nuts a day to keep the doctor away.
A North-east MP has written to the chief executive of NHS Grampian following the decision to scrap clinic checks for babies and toddlers across the region.
More than a quarter of primary one children in the North-east suffer from tooth decay, despite a national oral health programme.
Many organ donors joining the register are missing a vital step, leaving almost half unable to help transplant patients, it has been claimed.
A pilot project to ensure children don't go hungry in the school holidays has been approved.
Smokers who light up near North-east hospitals will face a fixed penalty fine of £50 from next year.
A major shift in how hospital outpatient care is delivered has been announced in an effort to improve referral waiting times at health boards including NHS Grampian.
A new sexual health clinic for bisexual and gay men was set to launch in Aberdeen today.
An MSP has given his backing to a parent-led petition trying to save a children's drop-in clinic.
Woman who conceive soon after a miscarriage are more likely to have a successful pregnancy than those who wait, a review of research by a city university has found.
A woman who lost half her body weight in less than 18 months has spoken about her weight loss journey to inspire others.