Parents of a baby with a milk allergy have spoken out after being falsely accused of abusing their child.
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A father-of-two who suffered 15 cardiac arrests in the space of just a few hours has thanked the ambulance crew who saved his life.
As Pam Barclay bustles around her kitchen organising cups of tea and making sure everyone is comfortable, there is no hint of the debilitating condition she suffers from.
Spring has already seen record-breaking temperatures - and, inevitably, the head-start on summer’s had people across the UK reaching for sunglasses, shorts and sun loungers.
The majority of Scottish deaf patients surveyed in a new report have claimed they lack access to essential pieces of hearing equipment.
As the NHS approaches its 70th anniversary, this year marks the milestone of another significant UK medical achievement: the 40th birthday of the world’s first IVF baby.
You might have had your palm read at some point, or maybe just heard of someone who has. But what about having your feet read?
World Meningitis Day falls at the end of April, which means there’s no better time to equip yourself with knowledge on this deadly disease.
For reality star, entrepreneur and fitness enthusiast Lucy Mecklenburgh, what she puts on to her body is just as important as what’s in her diet.
When was the last time you properly relaxed?
At age 71, Bill Strachan puts most of us to shame. A keen sports player all his life, Bill hasn’t let his advancing years or his dodgy knees hold him back, and is the current captain of the Aberdeen and Crathes Croquet Club.
Thanks to lots of exciting new research and the rise of prebiotics, gut health has become a hot topic, and something many of us are starting to invest more time and money into – but with so much conflicting advice out there, it can be difficult to know what to believe.
Forget boxing or weights, anyone who’s ever sweated their way through a spin class will know they’re one of the most exhilarating and endorphin-pumping experiences you can have at the gym.
Many people are guilty of Googling health questions they’d rather not bother their doctor with, but there’s nothing better than face-to-face advice from a trained expert.
Like many teenage girls, Daisy Goodyear loves to chill out with her headphones on listening to music.
As a retired haematology nurse, one of this year’s Courage on the Catwalk models knows only too well how vital the support of Friends of Anchor is to the patients in the north-east of Scotland.
Offshore rota changes are taking their toll on the mental health of North Sea workers and their families
Offshore rota changes are taking their toll on the mental health of North Sea workers and their families, a leaked report suggests.
Traditionally the breadwinners of the home, working long hours at tough jobs before having a pint at the pub and watching the football, generations of men have let their health take a back seat in favour of appearing macho.
Strokes might be something we tend to associate most with older generations, but new figures are painting a different story – and quite an alarming one.
The Unspoken Truths exhibition is very personal to Jane McDonough; she has been using art as a way of coping with chronic pain.
At six years old, Baxter Dick is determined to be a dentist and there is no doubt that he will achieve his childhood dream.
Everyone has a song or a collection of tracks which has perhaps seen them through some of the toughest periods in life. From music discovered during teenage years right through to songs carefully chosen for the final goodbye at funerals, music has the power to evoke emotion and define people across the decades.
A young man with autism has revealed how joining a choir brought him out of his shell and offered him a new lease of life.
A six-month pilot will be launched by NHS Grampian next week highlighting the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy.
Many of the patients taken ill across Scotland are suffering from a particularly serious strain of flu believed to have originated in Australia.
A mother-of-three who was told by doctors she would not live to see her youngest daughter turn 21 if she didn't change her ways has shed 12 stone in just one year.
An awarding-winning health guide by a Caithness physiotherapist that takes the mystery out of the benefits of pelvic floor exercises for young women has gone global.
A young Black Isle woman who battled for three years to get a Lyme disease diagnosis is continuing her fight to raise awareness of the illness – and she plans to write a second book about it.
The number of people pumping iron, flexing their pecs, and playing sport at council-run gyms in the north and north-east of Scotland has risen substantially since the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
An Alzheimer’s drug being developed partly in Aberdeen has shown further positive results, offering new hope to millions of people suffering from the condition around the world.
‘New year, new me’ is one of those phrases that’s thrown around everywhere among groups of friends, on social media channels and in the office too.
Fitness has never been so fashionable, and working out has definitely been the new going out in 2017.