MORE people than ever before are being sent to hospital for treatment but the number of beds has fallen, according to new figures.
A NEW blood test will offer an early warning sign for people who are putting their health at risk from poor diet and lifestyle.
EFFORTS to help people living in some of the most deprived areas of Scotland to stop smoking appear to be having an impact, according to new figures.
THE public are worryingly unaware about a type of breast cancer that kills 1,000 women a month in the UK, a charity has said.
NINE health boards are missing the Scottish Government's key waiting times target for cancer patients despite a support team being sent in to improve results.
New figures show a rise in the number of patients being prescribed antidepressants.
Treating patients suffering from the deadliest form of skin cancer with a combination of drugs could help extend their lives, research has suggested.
A RECORD two million-plus Scots are being offered the chance to protect themselves against flu this winter with a free vaccine.
Stars such as Simon Pegg, Linda Robson and Adrian Lester have dusted off their photo albums to share decades-old pictures from their younger days for a charity campaign.
FOOTBALL fans on a men-only weight loss programme have spoken of the obstacles they face from the older women in their lives who insist on serving up man-sized portions.
A LABOUR MSP has called for an investigation into the use of locum consultants at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary's A&E department.
BRIAN MacFarlane had always been quite thin and fit - until he reached his 30s, when he stopped smoking, became less active and piled on the pounds.
CONCERN has been expressed over plans to close down a service dedicated to looking after care home residents in Scotland's biggest city.
Volunteers who will have their brainwaves measured are needed for a study into signs of mental illness.
Young cancer doctors are struggling to cope with the high demands of their jobs, a major study has found.
Living after breast cancer is a much more common consideration than dying from the disease these days, thanks to massively improved survival rates.