The results of a worldwide study into Parkinson's could help revolutionise how the degenerative disease is treated, experts have said.
PENSIONERS can dramatically boost their health by doing just one minute of intense exercise twice a week, according to a new study.
A YOUNG girl is a picture of health - after surgeons took her skull apart and pieced it back together like a jig-saw.
Removing a molecule in blood vessels could help to increase the effectiveness of cancer treatments, according to new research.
A TEAM of British researchers has developed a blood test that seems to be capable of detecting all forms of cancer.
MEDICAL staff, police officers and firefighters could be at increased risk of developing diabetes, experts have said after the latest research linked shift work to a heightened risk of being diagnosed with the condition.
A MOTHER wrote touching farewell letters to her sons and arranged her own funeral after she was wrongly diagnosed with terminal cancer.
Total darkness at night could be key to the success of breast cancer therapy, scientists say.
THE head of the Scottish NHS has defended the safety and honesty of the service after a top nurse described a conspiracy of silence which conceals dangers in hospitals.
FEWER patients are catching infections following operations in Scotland, according to a new report.
PARACETAMOL painkillers are no better than a placebo for speeding the recovery of people suffering lower back pain, a study has found.
CHILDREN currently living near Sellafield or Dounreay nuclear plants are not at an increased risk of developing cancer compared to peers in other parts of Britain, researchers have said.
The rise in the use of social media has contributed to a doubling of complaints against doctors in five years, it is reported.
SMOKERS who defy a hospital ban have been warned they are making dialysis patients ill after lighting up outside the renal unit at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness.
Eating probiotics regularly may help lower blood pressure, according to research findings.
Positive thinking can lower the body's sensitivity to pain, research has shown.