Health

  • 16 April 2014

    A HEART procedure is to be carried out in Scotland for the first time ever after a charity inspired by a child whose life was transformed by the same operation flew a team of specialists across the Atlantic.

  • 16 April 2014

    PREGNANT women with chronically high blood pressure are more likely to have complications such as pre-term delivery, giving birth to newborns with a low birth weight and neonatal death, research suggests.

  • 16 April 2014

    HEALTH officials have been urged to speed up a consultation to allow spare inhalers to be kept in schools - a move which could prevent children dying needlessly from asthma attacks.

  • 14 April 2014

    ON more than 20 different occasions in the past five years, Glasgow has experienced high-level pollution alerts.

  • 14 April 2014

    A MAN's blood group has been shown to significantly influence the chance that prostate cancer will return after successful surgery.

  • 14 April 2014

    A key element of the ­popular children's toy Silly Putty could help scientists develop stem-cell treatments for nerve and brain disorders such as motor neurone disease and Alzheimer's.