Smokers who regularly spend time with vapers are more likely to attempt to quit, new research suggests.
Healthcare professionals must not be made to force through an organ donation against the wishes of a distressed family, experts have told MSPs.
A programme brought in to reduce hospital deaths has saved the lives of almost 10,000 patients, the Health Secretary has claimed.
A move to restrict dental check-ups to once every two years could put lives at risk, according to dentists.
Theories that suggest men have a natural tendency towards autism have been supported by a major study exploring psychological sex differences.
A drug that could improve survival rates for children with a rare and “notoriously difficult to treat” form of cancer has been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland.
A fresh appeal has been made to raise money for a cancer sufferer desperate to return home to Scotland for treatment after being stuck on an island in the Indian Ocean.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock is heading to Paris to meet world leaders to discuss ways to fast-track new healthcare technologies for use in the NHS.
The number of student nursing and midwifery places will reach a record high in the next academic year in a bid to tackle staffing pressures in the NHS.
More than a third of Scottish men have experienced suicidal thoughts as a result of feeling stressed, according to a report.
Health Secretary Jeane Freeman says there are no plans to cut staff at NHS Tayside after reports 1,300 jobs could be shed.
Delayed discharge in Scotland has hit its worst level in two years, new figures show.
A system to create an opt-out approach to organ donation could face a backlash from families, a Holyrood committee has been told.
Women who are “larks” and at their best early in the morning are less likely to develop breast cancer than their night-owl sisters, a study has found.
Five new medical technology centres are to use artificial intelligence to help speed up disease diagnosis as part of Government plans to utilise AI.
Breast really is best according to a majority of Dundee mums – more than half of whom now breastfeed their newborns.
Scottish Ambulance Service staff have been subjected to 460 verbal and physical assaults since the beginning of 2015, according to figures.
Organisations on both sides of the tobacco divide have called on Dundee City Council to support employees who want to quit as best they can.
Almost 1,000 children have been transferred from St John’s Hospital (SJH) in Livingston to Edinburgh for treatment due to closures at the children’s ward.
Dundee City Council workers face disciplinary action if they smoke on shift under a new policy which has been branded “heavy-handed”.