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.
NHS staff have lodged more than 150 complaints about bullying in a year.
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.
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.
HEALTHCARE professionals in Scotland are likely to face an increase in cases of ethnic minority patients claiming to be spiritually possessed.
CONCERNS about staffing shortages in NHS Scotland are being raised by employees at least 50 times a week, including worries over a lack of suitably trained workers, according to new figures.
Judy Murray has revealed she will have to get through to the next week of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing if she is to be cheered on from the audience by her son Andy.
PATIENTS waiting for appointments for X-rays have had them postponed and others face delays because of planned strike action by radiographers.
AN independent psychiatric hospital that treats young people with eating disorders and mental health issues has received a good report from inspectors.
THE success of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow was put at risk by a sickness bug that hit the Athletes' Village just before the events were due to begin, NHS officials have revealed.
David Cameron and other western leaders have recognised the need to do far more and far quicker to deal with the spread of Ebola after holding crisis talks.
THREE-quarters of Scots would not feel confident enough to perform CPR on a loved one or family member if they collapsed at home.
INSPECTORS found blood on trolley beds, walls, lamps and underneath worktops in an accident and emergency ward.