Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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The unregulated limb lengthening industry in India is seeing a huge boom as many of its vertically challenged residents have surgery to gain much-needed...

A SCOT given a 1% chance of survival after a horror accident abroad has returned home after astounding medics with his recovery. Kevin Skelly almost...

A £1.5m partnership will provide a new care facility for Scots diagnosed with autism. East Dunbartonshire Council has joined forces with the National Autistic Society...

HEALTH chiefs have been criticised for paying universities to design undergraduate degrees in “spirituality”. NHS Scotland is set to pay £3,000 to universities to develop...

A GROWING number of Scots are returning from abroad with malaria, it has been revealed. Figures show an increase of 28% in the number of...

NEW 3D imaging technology, which makes lung operations quicker, safer and more effective is being trialled for the first time in Scotland at the...

A MAN who was infamous for his lack of punctuality played a posthumous prank on pals - by being late for his own funeral. Mark...

A GPs' surgery has published a searing open letter on its website, blaming the government and health officials for the "crisis" facing their patients. Parkgrove...

BANNING smoking in public places has cut hospital admissions for childhood respiratory infections in England by almost 4%, new research from Edinburgh University has shown. Researchers...

BUNGLING hospital staff have been accused of “sheer negligence” after more than 40 dead bodies were ‘mishandled’ by the NHS over a five year...

A CARE home worker has been banned from the profession after giving a resident too much insulin - causing them to pass out.       Gordon Bryan...

GENES  linked with a greater risk of developing autism may also be associated with higher intelligence, according to a new study.   Researchers at Edinburgh University...

Edinburgh University scientists have found that sugar may reduce the risk of osteoarthritis developing people who undergo orthopaedic surgery every year.   The disease, which occurs...

OVER half of Scots think their partner is overweight but nearly a third are too scared to say anything, according to a recent study.   The...

A HEALTH chief has slammed the “irresponsible” and “breathtakingly dangerous” sale of kids’ munchie boxes filled with sweets and chocolate. Sweet shops have now started...

EVERY single Scot waiting on IVF treatment was seen within 12 months, it was revealed today. Public Health Minister Maureen Watt has welcomed the figures,...

A BRAVE schoolgirl yesterday returned for her final year of primary school after completing pioneering treatment for cancer. Mackenzie Furniss became the first person in...

A new £3 million fund has been announced to enable active and independent living for people who are recovering from illness or injury. The fund...

NEW research from the University of Stirling suggests parents adapt their voices when they are joking and babies expect to see jokes when they...

A STAGGERING 85% of parents may be risking their children's eyesight, new research has shown. Parents in Scotland are being urged to take young...
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