The father of kidnapped photojournalist John Cantlie has died, not knowing whether a video message he sent to his son's Islamic State captors had reached him.
A man completely paralysed from the waist down after his spinal cord was sliced in half in a stabbing attack is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery.
HUNDREDS of children under 10 have been treated for alcohol-related injuries or illness in Scotland in the last three years, new figures show.
HEALTH experts are to investigate whether replacing face-to-face GP visits with telephone of email consultations would bring benefits for patients and doctors.
PEOPLE with eczema could find their condition is made worse by severe weather this winter, a charity has warned.
An estimated three travellers infected with Ebola could be taking international flights from West Africa every month if no screening was in place at airports, claim researchers.
A MAN paralysed from the waist down after his spinal cord was sliced in half in a stabbing attack is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery.
FEWER than one in ten children living in Scotland's largest city eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, new research has found.
NHS staff have lodged more than 150 complaints about bullying in a year.
ELDERLY patients are being asked to pay two-thirds of a week's state pension for transport to hospital appointments - leaving them just £33.75 a week to live on.
THE Scottish Government has come under fire after a private firm was hired to carry out a health service staff survey, leaving the taxpayer with a larger bill than when an NHS body did the same job.
FUNCTIONING human intestine has been grown from stem cells in the laboratory, paving the way for new treatments to gut disorders.
RADIOGRAPHERS across the UK will go on strike today in the latest industrial action against the Government's decision not to accept a recommended one per cent pay rise for all NHS staff.
VIAGRA could provide a treatment for heart disease as well as problems in the bedroom, a study suggests.
COMMON childhood illnesses such as tonsillitis and ear infections can cause hearing loss later in life, according to the results of an exhaustive study.
HEALTHCARE professionals in Scotland are likely to face an increase in cases of ethnic minority patients claiming to be spiritually possessed.