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.
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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.
The incredible video is the next level of baby bump scans - using hi-tech MRI so detailed it reaches right through the unborn tot’s body.
Scientists at Aberdeen University are to investigate what triggers asthma in preschool children.
Exposing babies in the womb to antibiotics could permanently weaken their immune systems and make them vulnerable to lung disease in later life, new research suggests.
A Russian tattoo artist is helping victims of domestic violence hide the physical scars from abusive relationships they want to put in the past.
Vaping has been given an emphatic thumbs up by health experts after the first long-term study of its effects in ex-smokers.
Taking part in a reality TV show stimulates two brain regions affected by social situations to make us walk tall or feel small, research has shown.
Today, on World Cancer Day, millions are urged to get active to help combat the world's most deadly disease.
Want to feel younger from the inside out? David Lloyd Clubs reveal the new fitness trends for 2017.
Heart failure survival rates in the UK have not improved since 1998, a new study has found.
Scientists claim to have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll be fully aware of Gogglebox star Scarlett Moffatt’s amazing transformation.
If you have a serious case of hair jealousy every time you see someone with long, shiny, impossibly strong-looking locks, it might be time to take a closer look at your diet – especially if you’re growing your hair.
It’s understandable to feel embarrassed or scared by the whole smear test process.
Binge-eating can be treated by electrically stimulating specific parts of the brain, research has shown.
Casting off clothes as well as cares may be the key to happiness and well-being, research suggests.
Feeling sexy and romantic is linked to a hormone appropriately named "kisspeptin", research has shown.
In times of political, economic and social unrest it can be easy to fall into a bit of a negative slump. But a new event is coming to Inverness in April, designed to improve not just an individual’s mind and body, but the world around them too.
Ellie House has struggled with her unruly mop for years. She tried out the latest treatment at Linton & Mac to see if curly hair really can be tamed
A new support group, set up to tackle depression, anxiety and stress in a north-east town, has said it is committed to helping people talk about their problems.
Ed Corrie has undertaken a mammoth challenge to raise money for charity – by trying to break the world record for most push-ups done in one hour.
For Amy Jakob, it all started when she was back in school.
Choccy-wock may be off the menu as the 'new year, new you' mantra kicks in, but you can still satisfy those cravings with these chocolate beauty products.
People with debilitating bowel conditions are being invited to take part in a study to better understand what causes the diseases to worsen.
Expectant mums who eat for two are not harming their babies in the long-term, according to new research.
A game which trains the brain to stop reaching for alcohol and unhealthy food such as cakes, biscuits and chocolate can lead to 'pain free' weight loss and cut energy intake by more than 200 calories a day, according to psychologists.