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People living with the reality of bowel disease will often say that their greatest fear is being told their only option for treatment is a stoma.
A drug that reverses ageing, promotes DNA repair and could even help astronauts travel to Mars by reducing the impact of cosmic radiation, may be on the market in three years, scientists claim.
Healthy foods such as fruit and vegetables should be subsidised by up to 10% to encourage healthy eating habits, a study suggests.
Decades of progress in combating tuberculosis are in danger of being derailed by the rising tide of drug-resistant TB strains, experts have warned.
Women who have taken the contraceptive pill are protected from some types of cancer for as long as 30 years, according to new research.
The pill protects women against three common cancers for up to 30 years after they stop using it, according to research begun in 1968.
Acid reflux affects around seven million Brits at some point or other.
People’s lives are so busy and between work, families, friends and partners, trying to find time to take care of yourself can seem impossible. But the first step to improving our wellbeing takes just three little words – “Got a moment?”
A north-east doctor has urged patients suffering from persistent coughs not to delay seeing their GP.
Whether you're taking part in Run Garioch next Sunday; Run Balmoral in April, or The Highland Fling, there are many great Scottish marathons this year to test your limits.
What would you do if faced with a diagnosis of Down’s syndrome for your baby? Ellie House met one remarkable family to find out what life is like with the condition
Climate may have helped shaped the human nose and determined whether a person is born with a beak or a turnip, research suggests.
Acid reflux affects around seven million Brits at some point or other. We most commonly think of it in terms of heartburn - that nasty, burning sensation in the stomach, oesophagus (gullet) and sometimes back of the throat, often accompanied by a horrible taste in the mouth, which can be painful and distressing.
It’s International Women’s Day on 8th March 2017 and The Press and Journal has partnered with Malmaison Aberdeen Spa to give one lucky winner the opportunity to honour a truly special woman.
Tens of thousands of Scots in their 50s, 60s and 70s have taken on a caring role – but they don’t have to cope on their own.
Sleeping too much or too little could increase the likelihood of becoming obese, researchers have found.
Spending too much time sitting down is bad for your heart and waistline, a new study of postal workers has concluded.
Being obese is strongly linked to 11 different cancers, scientists have confirmed.
A sixth of heart attack deaths in England may be the result of hospital doctors failing to spot potentially life-threatening symptoms, research has shown.
A Torry Sports Centre regular who is thought to be one of Sport Aberdeen's oldest participants has offered up her secrets to readers for a long, healthy and active life.
Every additional child increases a mother's chances of having her sleep disturbed by 50%, research has shown.
An Aberdeenshire man who was stricken by a rare flesh-eating bacteria has rallied and discovered a love for running.
Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person's risk of heart disease and cancer, a new study has found.
Yo-yo dieting benefits health and can be compared with going to the dentist, according to a scientist whose research appears to support the extreme slimming method.
A nurse feared she had suffered a stroke after waking up and discovering her face was paralysed.
A mother-of-two is urging women not to ignore their smear test invite after being treated for abnormal cells following a test.
A common food poisoning bug can act as a "Trojan horse" to help the immune system fight cancer, scientists have discovered.
Despite the downturn in the local economy, hundreds of people are still prepared to spend thousands of pounds on improving themselves.
The devastating consequences of a deadly infection will be highlighted in a new film due to be screened in Inverness.
Botox will be prescribed on the NHS in Scotland for the first time to treat patients with chronic migraine.