An eye movement test to assist diagnosis of major adult psychiatric disorders has been nominated for a Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Award.
Work in Edinburgh to encourage teenage girls to live healthy, active lifestyles and challenge negative body image has been given an outstanding achievement award.
The number of people dying from breast, prostate and bowel cancer will almost halve by 2020, figures suggest.
MORE than half of nurses are working excess hours and feel under too much pressure to give the best care to patients, a survey reveals.
People in central Scotland are more likely to die from alcohol-related causes than those in comparable parts of northern England, says a new NHS study.
HUNDREDS of families could be breaking the law unwittingly, according to the Scottish Government, by acting as 'private' foster carers without informing the authorities.
A "life-saving" vaccine for a form of meningitis is now available in the UK - but only to patients who can pay for it, a charity has warned.
THOUSANDS of doctors did not immediately pass a new set of skills checks during the first year of assessments, figures show.
Children in the UK afflicted by a painful form of juvenile arthritis can receive a new drug that may help them live normal lives.
Mopping up MRSA toxin with a sponge may be a new way to defeat the antibiotic-resistant superbug, research has shown.
A new combined blood test for bowel cancer can detect 85% of cases of the disease, research suggests.
POETS and storytellers have been visiting care homes in Scotland and finding their way with words can help relax dementia sufferers.
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A EUROPE-WIDE study which claims Scotland's extra spend on healthcare was making little difference to the performance of the NHS has been branded "deeply flawed".
A by-product of cholesterol fuels the growth and spread of breast cancer, research has shown.
SCOTLAND spends 10% more on healthcare than England but this makes little difference to the performance of the NHS, a new Europe-wide study of health provision has found.