DEATH rates at Scotland's flagship heart hospital have raised alarm and triggered an internal review.
A SURGEON who bungled spine operations at a private hospital in Scotland could face further investigation after a tribunal allowed him to work for the NHS.
SCOTS scientists have been awarded £6.3 million to scour the seas for chemicals and compounds which could be used to develop new cancer medicines and antibiotics.
A harmless form of brain stimulation can bring about improvements in mental arithmetic skills, according to a new study.
Depressed middle-aged women have almost double the risk of suffering a stroke, according to research.
A cancer sufferer has described the upheaval facing her family after being told she would have to move to England just to get the drug she needs for free.
A SPINAL surgeon who bungled operations on patients at a private hospital in Scotland will be allowed to operate for the NHS.
COUPLES struggling to conceive will be limited to two cycles of IVF on the NHS in Scotland in an attempt to drive down waiting lists, with obese women to be barred from receiving the fertility treatment.
DAVID Russell was more than happy when he was offered the chance to have spinal decompression surgery at BMI Ross Hall Hospital in Glasgow.
A link between epilepsy and autism has been dis-covered for the first time, researchers claim.
AN MSP whose daughter died with anorexia will speak at a conference on eating disorders this week.
The number of IVF cycles offered on the NHS will be capped at two per eligible couple in an attempt to drive down waiting lists.
CANCER charities have welcomed the decision by Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to reveal she has had a double mastectomy to prevent breast cancer.
A SPINAL surgeon who botched operations at a private hospital in Scotland is due to learn his fate today.
PATIENTS diagnosed with diabetes as children receive fewer check-ups than overweight adults who develop the condition, according to a new report.
AN oil discovered in New Zealand mussels by Scots scientists in the 1980s could offer new hope to millions of asthma sufferers.