DOCTORS from across Scotland have announced their support for the legalisation of assisted suicide.
DENTAL students at Scotland's flagship school risk failing their final year due to a shortage of patients on whom to practise vital treatments.
SCIENTISTS have developed a new blood test that could detect whether or not a person will develop dementia within three years.
NEW treatments for some lung diseases are a step closer thanks to research that pinpoints why existing drugs are "ineffective", according to scientists.
MORE than a quarter of people do not know what a stroke is, with many wrongly believing it affects the heart, according to research.
A MEDICINE used to combat convulsions and seizures has been approved for use by Scottish children.
THE NHS can provide a seven-day round the clock service without having to function like a 24-hour supermarket, according to the Health Secretary.
SCIENTISTS who have traced the origins of so-called "bad" fat in the body say the discovery could help to understand and treat obesity.
IT is a "scandal" that one in three cystic fibrosis sufferers who are waiting for donated lungs die while on the transplant list, a charity has warned.
THE parents of a three-year-old girl who received a life-saving liver transplant when she was just six months old are backing calls for an opt-out system of organ donation.
THE four-month-old baby who was severely burned in Pakistan and was flown to Scotland for treatment is now able to smile again.
HEALTH boards have not been following key guidance around a law that gives NHS patients a legal right to prompt hospital treatment, a series of investigations have revealed.
IN a little over four weeks, it will be legal to pop into the supermarket, buy an HIV home testing kit and within 20 minutes of using it at home, get a result.
SITTING down to watch Sister Act star Whoopi Goldberg and some real-life nuns on a BBC TV show, Professor John Bevan knew straightaway that something was wrong with one of the guests.
DOCTORS are warning a recruitment crisis is threatening services in GP surgeries and out-of-hours medical centres in Scotland.
PATIENTS are to be given online access to their own health records by 2020, under new targets.