EVERY child in Scotland aged between two and 11 will be offered the flu vaccine as part of a new immunisation programme.
Children with autism have too many "junction boxes" in their brains, a study has found.
THE Scottish Government has pledged £500,000 of emergency funding to help combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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THE Yes campaign has been accused of "deliberately spreading fear" about the future of the NHS by the former medical director of a leading cancer centre.
A LEADING cancer clinician has accused politicians and fellow doctors of telling a "total and utter lie" when they say Scotland must become independent to protect the Scottish NHS.
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PROSTATE cancer patients will undergo robotic surgery for the first time after £1 million was given to finally bring the devices to Scotland.
ALMOST one million people in Scotland cannot afford to live in adequate housing conditions while 30,000 children have parents who do not have enough money to properly feed them, a new study has found.
A RARE and deadly birthmark almost robbed her of her sight - but little Georgia Gibson has never looked back since it was shrunk with a drug normally used to treat heart conditions.
PHYSICALLY fit children are officially brainier than their punier peers, new research has confirmed.
The Scottish government has announced that robotic-assisted surgery will take place in two new theatres at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
MANY asthma sufferers are putting themselves at risk by relieving their symptoms instead of really taking control of their condition, a charity has warned.
THE number of Scots surviving the four most common cancers has soared during the last 20 years due to earlier detection and better treatment, according to a leading medical charity.
CHARITIES have warned policies designed to let older people choose their own care will fail if councils insist on following European rules on tendering.
BOTCHED maternity care has cost the NHS in Scotland at least £108 million in negligence payouts over the past decade, with complaints up by more than one- quarter in four years.