Tuesday, December 10, 2019

THE family of a young boy who has died after battling rare brain and spine tumours have paid tribute to their “little fighter”. Jayden Nicol,...

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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...

THE CATHOLIC church is locked in a bitter row with the Scottish NHS over what they call “sinister” plans to open sex clinics in...

THE number of obese Scots going under the knife for weight-loss surgery has increased by more than a third. Between 2012 and 2015, 713 Scots...

A SCOTTISH health board has been condemned after discharging almost 1,400 OAPs from hospital during the night. NHS Fife admitted that 1,363 patients aged over...

AMBULANCE chiefs have been forced to spend an estimated £3.5m on specialist equipment to treat Scots patients weighing up to 70 stone. The move follows...

A SANDWICH shop that became world-famous after it was visited by George Clooney has failed its hygiene inspection for the second year running. The Social...

THOUSANDS of live chickens were placed in cages, gassed, and dumped in container lorries yesterday as a cull of 40,000 birds started at the...

Older women with breast cancer could avoid radiotherapy, without harming their chances of survival according to scientists at the University of Edinburgh. The international study...

MEET the 100-year-old Scots grandma with “amazing” skin - and her secret is never wearing makeup. Since a young age Ruby Mathieson, who recently celebrated...

STEM cell research could hold the key to treating deadly motor neurone disease (MND), scientists say. A research team from Edinburgh University has created motor...

SUICIDES in Scotland have fallen by 19% in the last decade, according to new statistics. A BBC Panorama documentary, A Suicide in the Family, shown...

A joint research project at Edinburgh and Harvard Universities may have identified the science behind hunger pangs. Scientists at both research centres have identified brain...

THE number of people being admitted to hospital with mental health illnesses has fallen dramatically, according to latest figures. Figures for Mental Health Inpatient Care,...

A SCOTS mother spent her 40th birthday fighting for her life in intensive care after contracting sepsis and becoming "the most ill person in...

SCOTS school pupils are using e-cigarettes as a gateway to smoking, according to a new study. The research also found that most high school students...

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Headlines about the NHS dentistry crisis across the UK continue to rage, but it’s no consolation to those patients who do not have access...

PATIENTS, policy-makers and experts from around the world will meet in Glasgow this September to discuss global efforts to tackle viral hepatitis. The first World...

A FATHER of one died of cancer just two days after holding a farewell party in his local pub for friends and family. Brave Simon...

FEAR of weight gain is one reason smokers give for not kicking the habit, but new research suggests heavy smokers are more likely to...
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