GP patients will have their entire genetic code screened for faulty genes that increase the risk of cancer and heart disease in a new study.
Talks between trade unions and the Department of Health amid industrial action have ended without agreement.
Living in the UK’s most polluted cities and towns increases the risk of an early death by the equivalent of smoking 150 cigarettes a year, a charity has warned.
Women are having 1.89 children on average – a figure that remains static, new figures show.
One dose of radiotherapy is as clinically effective as five doses for terminal cancer patients with tumours in the spine, researchers have said.
The painful symptoms of endometriosis could potentially be reduced with a drug previously investigated as a cancer treatment, according to new research.
A "ground-breaking" charity in Dundee is celebrating its second anniversary.
Women should be able to take abortion pills in their own home without seeing a doctor face to face, leading medics have said.
A cost-saving measure to “ration” dozens of common tests and treatments will affect millions of patients, it has been claimed.
The number of drug poisoning cases handled by hospitals in England has risen for the third year in a row, new figures show.
There were an estimated 23,200 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2018-19 – the lowest recorded since winter 2013-14, figures show.
A grassroots recovery movement and an online mental health group are set to join forces under a new banner to support locals “on a new level”.
Drinking up to four coffees a day can reduce the risk of type two diabetes and high blood pressure, according to a study.
Conventional fillings may not be the best way of tackling decay in children’s teeth, new research suggests.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that waiting times in Scotland are “not good enough” as she was challenged over the SNP record on health.
An inquiry into the tragic death of a 13-year-old schoolgirl has been delayed again after lawyers called for more time to prepare their case.
Living within 50 metres (164 feet) of a major road can increase the risk of lung cancer by up to 10%, a report has said.
The newly-appointed chair of NHS Tayside should step down from his role or quit his full-time job at Dundee University, it has been suggested.
Digital alerts which monitor patients for sepsis have resulted in a fall in deaths and hospital stays linked to the deadly condition.
The Government has been urged to reconsider the severity of health warnings on e-cigarette packaging after a study found current messaging may deter smokers from switching to vaping.