Still Alice hasn't just scooped Julianne Moore a Best Actress Oscar, it has also put dementia in the spotlight.
A REVIEW of maternity care in Scotland which could see fewer women giving birth in hospital has been announced.
Getting too much sleep can increase the risk of having a stroke, scientists have said.
MORE than 1,000 hospital beds every day were taken up by patients who were well enough to go home over the busy winter period, new figures have revealed.
PUBLIC health officials have warned that flu is spreading increasingly rapidly in the West of Scotland and asked people not to visit patients in hospital if they are unwell.
A dementia nurse consultant in the Highlands has become the 5000th person to receive a travelling fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
MINISTERS are under growing pressure to scrap a flagship law that they promised would give patients a legal guarantee of prompt NHS treatment, after it emerged it was being flouted in a record number of cases.
A "game-changing" trial has shown that rates of HIV infection can be slashed by treating actively gay men with an anti-viral drug when they are healthy.
The UK has become the first country in the world to legalise the creation of IVF babies using DNA from three people.
GARLIC could be a secret weapon for patients with cystic fibrosis who are fighting life-threatening lung infections, according to new research.
Campaigner Gordon Aikman has praised British actor Eddie Redmayne for dedicating his win at the Oscars to people living with the Motor Neurone Disease (MND).
A GRANDMOTHER who thought she had flu is lucky to be alive after doctors discovered her sore head was caused by a brain tumour.
THE Scots nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola hours after returning to the UK faces disciplinary action over allegations that she concealed feeling unwell until she had left Africa.