Kim Taylor refers to herself as Thumbelina online and brings hope to hundreds of people who suffer from the same rare condition as she does. Here, she tells Ellie House why humour is the way forward
Health and Beauty
It’s almost lunchtime when Andi Ramsay orders his second coffee of the day, black with no sugar.
There is a quiet spot along the banks of the River Don where I like to go.
Choosing the right mobility scooter to suit you and your lifestyle is just like buying a car, so make sure you consider all the options available before you buy.
This MS Awareness Week (22-28 April), the MS Trust is calling on people with MS to pop on their pumps and introduce a little activity – big or small – into their daily routine. Staying active doesn’t need to mean running marathons or going to the gym, it’s about doing it at your own level, at your own pace. Doing it YOUR way.
Two Perthshire sisters are celebrating an incredible weight loss journey after losing 11 stone between them.
Now that spring has arrived, it’s the perfect time to think about getting fit, and one of the most popular and economical ways to get the blood pumping is to get on a bike.
It has been a year since Ellie House became a mother on International Women’s Day. Here she explains how incredible women have helped her on the journey.
Perfectly groomed brows, just the right shade of foundation and a dazzling smudge of bright lipstick; this is Helen Mulgrew’s “war paint” for the day ahead.
For those who haven’t read Rhonda Byrne’s worldwide best-seller, The Secret, the Law of Attraction offers a compelling way to instigate changes in your life through manifestation and self belief. Emma Mumford explains how to make manifesting easy, drawing from her own positive experience
Over the past few weeks it’s been impossible to avoid news on Brexit.
Knit for Peace believes that knitting can be extremely good for us and have even declared that it could save the NHS millions.
Can't keep up with the latest beauty buzzwords? No fear – these are the only ingredients you need to look out for this year...
Liver disease is on the rise you can take steps to prevent it, says Alice Whitehead.
A recent global poll has revealed that 76 percent of us suffer with sadness and angst on a Sunday evening.
Let’s be honest: every year, many of us take a moment to reflect on the past year and set goals for the coming year.
Pioneer behind fight against kidney disease in Aberdeen reflects upon his lengthy and remarkable career
There is hardly a week that passes when Neil Edward is not stopped in the street and profusely thanked for the role he played in saving someone’s life.
Christmas party season is in full swing. But partying can mean hangovers – especially for the less careful among us.
I’ve never been particularly good at running – I can still recall my PE teacher bellowing at me to pick up my knees.
Women in Scotland are still being given controversial mesh implants, more than four years after health boards were told to stop offering the procedure.
A new initiative to dispel stereotypes about nursing and prevent a future staffing crisis is being piloted in north-east primary schools.
Health chiefs in Scotland have been urged to act amid growing concerns about an ongoing shortage of a life-saving medicine for severe allergic reactions.
Some rural roads should be reduced to 40mph to make them safer for bike users, according to a leading cycling charity.
The lives of tens of thousands of babies have been saved in Aberdeen’s Special Nursery – here is one survivor’s story
Heather Driscoll took a big breath, followed by a leap of faith as she began a freefall abseil from the top of the UK’s tallest sculpture.
A new campaign has been launched to drive down the number of deaths from mouth cancer in Scotland.
Ellie House chronicles the rollercoaster of emotion that comes with the demands of new motherhood and work.
The Scottish Government has pledged £80million to upgrade every health service computer in the country.
The cost of temp midwifery staff at NHS Grampian has rocketed by 40% over the last four years, despite efforts to curb spending.
North-east bus drivers will be taught to recognise the signs of stroke as part of a major campaign to help save lives.
It’s getting colder, darker and windier, and for many of us this time of year brings with it the need to look after ourselves better.
Smoking cigarettes or carrying excess weight during pregnancy can cause “worrying changes” in the development of an unborn baby’s thyroids, according to a new Aberdeen University study.
Baldness isn’t just a male problem. More and more women are facing up to thinning locks. Philippa Gerrard found out just how it feels to lose your hair as a woman in modern society.