US food inspectors are coming to Scotland to ensure Scotch beef is fit to export following a 25-year ban linked to "mad cow disease".
The Scottish nurse who contracted the deadly ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has left hospital after making a full recovery and claimed Irn Bru helped her through the life-threatening illness.
DENTISTS in Scotland have pocketed nearly £17m in "reward" bonuses from the public purse for carrying out work for the NHS.
A NEW blueprint for the future of the NHS, including the beds and staff it will need to cater for an ageing population, has been promised by the Scottish Government.
The Herald launched the NHS: Time for Action campaign on July 15 2013.
The number of children and young people dying from cancer has dropped by almost 60 per cent in the past four decades, according to new research.
A DAMNING report into the care of an elderly woman has revealed hospital staff failed to ensure she had enough to eat and drink in the lead up to her death.
Pregnant women should be asked about previous chickenpox an shingles infections when they book for antenatal care, according to updated guidelines.
THE Scottish Government has moved to tackle the crisis gripping the country's hospitals by unveiling a £100 million package to provide more elderly care and reduce the pressure on wards.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a student who died after falling ill with the deadly bug meningitis.
Couples are more likely to give up smoking, visit the gym, or lose weight if they get healthy together, a study has found.
ENERGY drinks have been withdrawn at public sports centres in Scotland's biggest city following a campaign to ban the sale of the high-caffeine beverages to children.
THE risk of developing dementia depends on how far north a person lives, new research has found.
TWO out of the three out-of-hours GP services operating in one health board area are likely to be closed this weekend because of a shortage of family doctors.
A FURTHER seven people have been admitted to intensive care in Scotland after developing complications from flu.