Beverley Power, secretary and trustee, of CDH UK gives some insight into the condition.
An international student has brought a wealth of health and research experience to Robert Gordon University (RGU) from the United States.
A woman had to have a sex toy removed from her body at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - after remaining stuck inside her for a decade.
After the announcement that obese people with Type 2 diabetes should receive gastric surgery free of charge on the NHS, the public is up in arms. But, as Nel Staveley discovers, it’s not as cut and dried as it sounds.
Hospital and prison chiefs in the north-east have been criticised over the death of a rapist.
For ambulance technician Irene Cooper, caring for and looking after people is second nature.
The nation heaved a sigh of relief when wartime rations ended but, with Britain’s obesity crisis growing ever greater, could we learn a thing or too from the diets of yesteryear? Hannah Stephenson thinks so.
An island hospital once described as "completely unacceptable" for modern standards by health board bosses, is to be replaced.
What’s that noise? It’s a health threat, that’s what! Kate Whiting finds out more... We live in an age of near-constant background noise. Think about it - when was the last time you couldn’t hear a single thing? I mean total silence. Not even the hum from the fridge. Hard to remember isn’t it? We are so used to our ears being assaulted, by everything from yappy dogs to screeching fire engines, that we often don’t consciously register them. But, added together, these sounds could have a life-threatening impact on our health. Recent studies have shown direct links between high levels of noise pollution and conditions including heart disease and high blood pressure, low birth weight in babies, insomnia and bigger waistlines. So what are the main culprits?
The Scottish Government are "considering" proposals that would see dietary energy intake recommendations reduced by a half.
Michael Cull’s life was turned upside-down after his leg began to swell to immeasurable proportions more than 10 years ago. Now he tells Cheryl Livingstone what life is like living with elephantiasis
A pensioner branded a modern-day Elephant Man has accused the medical profession of turning its back on him.
A former boxer claims a botched operation has robbed him of his manhood and destroyed his life.
A nurse has been sacked after posing for photographs dressed in patients' underwear.
Campaigners are urging doctors to join the fight against windfarms.
An Aberdeenshire man who survived a huge stroke is backing a campaign highlighting the importance of early diagnosis for stroke sufferers.
Public health minister Michael Matheson will be in Lochaber on Monday June 9 for NHS Highland's annual review.
Are you due a trip to the dentist? Many of us are guilty of neglecting our dental health but, as celebrity dentist Dr Uchenna Okoye explains, regular check-ups are vital
Eight people in a Highland community have been found to be infected with Tuberculosis (TB), it emerged yesterday.
Discover the benefits of growing your own fruit and vegetables
An extensive network of dedicated cycling routes has been officially launched at Aberdeenshire's biggest town.
Situated in an idyllic rural landscape overlooking the sparkling waters of the Caledonian Canal, the Victorian residents of Inverness would have been impressed by the grand bay-windowed sandstone building being built.
Dogs are well known for their superior sense of smell, which is estimated to be at least a thousand times more sensitive than humans’.
An Aberdeen teenager who battled a rare form of childhood cancer and was not expected to live is now skiing competitively for Scotland.
Is your summer holiday looming scarily near? Looking into ways to get your body ready for that teeny weeny bikini you have had your eye on? Well look no further! Laurence Beeken, Food Information Executive at Weight Loss Resources shares his top, achievable tips.
The next Men's Health Highland meeting will feature a presentation about providing healthcare by helicopter in Australia.