PATIENTS with liver disease are to receive a new cell therapy for the first time as part of a trial which it is hoped will lead to fresh ways to tackle the condition.
CHARITIES and organisations that provide specialist care and education services for children with complex needs have called for more provision for youngsters with mental health conditions to receive inpatient treatment in Scotland.
COMPUTER consoles can help improve the lives of people with Parkinson's disease, researchers have found.
MORE staff will be hired to help children with mental health problems in Scotland.
A MOTHER who was preparing to deliver her dead baby was asked to consent to her daughter's cremation while she was sedated and vulnerable, a watchdog has ruled.
OBESITY is a greater burden on the UK's economy than armed violence, war and terrorism, costing the country nearly £47 billion a year, a report has found.
PATIENTS and visitors to dozens of hospitals are facing losing the use of free water from coolers in an attempt by a health board to save money.
WHEN it comes to living a long, healthy life, the outlook for Scottish men appears to be going backwards.
A student needs a second life-saving kidney transplant - after eating a contaminated cheese sandwich as a child.
HOSPITALS in Scotland are failing to properly assess elderly patients when they arrive or take action to plan their discharge, a report has warned.
Two transplant patients died after receiving kidneys from the same alcoholic donor which had been turned down previously by a Glasgow hospital, an inquest has heard.
THREE QUARTERS of children with cancer are cured today compared with only a quarter in the early 1970s, new figures have shown.
HOSPITALS across Scotland were so full this summer that more than 3,300 patients had to be looked after in the wrong department for their condition.
DR Ian Johnston says the care his mother received in hospital in Scotland was faultless - there was just one problem:
A HIGH-TECH scanner which could enable scientists to develop better treatments for dementia and other brain conditions is to be installed at Edinburgh University.