A MAN paralysed from the waist down after his spinal cord was sliced in half in a stabbing attack is able to walk again after undergoing pioneering surgery.
FEWER than one in ten children living in Scotland's largest city eat the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, new research has found.
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.
NHS staff have lodged more than 150 complaints about bullying in a year.
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.
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.
HEALTHCARE professionals in Scotland are likely to face an increase in cases of ethnic minority patients claiming to be spiritually possessed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW hope has been offered to thousands of people with type 2 diabetes after the development of a new drug which is stimulated by the skin's exposure to a blue LED light.
Screening to counter the Ebola threat has started at Britain's biggest airport as David Cameron admitted the system put in place was far from perfect.
MINISTERS have slashed the upper limit on the Help to Buy scheme to make funds go further after it ran out of cash due to high demand in the summer.
INSPECTORS who paid a surprise visit to one of Scotland's leading regional hospitals found two confused dementia patients walking around a cluttered ward full of heavy medical equipment.
AIRLINE passengers will be subject to enhanced screening for Ebola at Britain's biggest airport from today as UK ministers insisted "vigorous steps" were being taken to prevent the deadly virus reaching the country.
A SENIOR doctor has called for more out-of-hours GP services in hospitals to help drive down A&E waiting times.
CAROLINE Morton has been taking Kadcyla as part of a clinical trial for almost four years.
A DRUG which extends the lives of women who are dying from an aggressive form of breast cancer has been rejected for widespread use on the NHS after health experts ruled it was not worth the money.
A NATIONAL simulation of a suspected outbreak of ebola has shown that Britain has "robust plans" in place to cope.
ALL health and social care services staff will be legally obliged to tell families when a patient has been accidentally harmed under new Scottish Government proposals.
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