Ellie House has learned, amid the tears, vomit and tantrums, that parenthood is a long journey and you are going to need some friends to come along for the ride.
NHS Grampian has become the first health board in Scotland to develop a new hospital admissions scheme to help nurses develop better relationships with patients.
It’s feared that dozens of people in the north and north-east have died waiting for an organ transplant since 2013, according to new NHS figures.
An Aberdeen sports facility has become a beacon of hope for the future after receiving a major refurbishment.
Flexible in mind but not so much in body? Don’t know your downward-facing dog from your elbow but would like to sort out your chakras? Why not try your hand (and torso) at yoga, writes Adam Scarborough.
Sweat trickles down my back and the person sitting next to me shifts uncomfortably in his seat. He is avoiding all eye contact and to be honest, I don’t blame him.
Researchers at Aberdeen University believe a tiny group of cells in the brain may hold they key to tackling the UK’s obesity crisis.
The director of Scotland’s only specialist neurological centre has spoken of the “desperate need” to provide more help for people with conditions such Huntington’s disease, MND and stroke patients.
Little Demi Addison is a bundle of energy - but at eight-months-old her parents were told she suffered a stroke before she was even born.
Remember the last time you were preparing for the first day in a new job?
The number of babies being vaccinated against potentially deadly diseases in Aberdeen is below the average for the rest of Grampian.
Scotland has the highest rate of organ donation in the UK with half of the population now registered.
The spine is one of the most important parts of the body – it holds you up, keeps your muscles and organs together, and is a vital link between the brain, bones, muscles and nerves.
It’s 10am. I double check the time in the hope I am mistaken, but the clock hands stubbornly refuse to budge.
You might remember a docu-film from the early 2000s called Supersize Me.
Can’t sleep? Take a pill to knock you out.
Scientists from the north-east have found proof that eating fat is the only cause of weight gain.
Scientists have been given a £200,000 funding boost to carry out research into one of the most common causes of blindness.
Many runners aspire to run a marathon, but competitors go through a lot more than 26 miles to get to the finish line.
Drug deaths in Aberdeen have spiked as users mix dangerous cocktails of prescription and illegal substances, shocking new figures have revealed.
The SNP Government has faced stinging criticism after it emerged cancer patient waiting times have hit record highs.
When my son was eight weeks old, I forced myself to get out of the house and attend my first mother and baby group. To those who are lucky enough not to have attended such a group, it poses an opportunity to get out the house and meet other parents.
Parents of a baby with a milk allergy have spoken out after being falsely accused of abusing their child.
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.
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.