An enzyme has been found which scientists believe could prevent a group of infections blamed for 500,000 deaths each year worldwide.
The latest stats on smoking cessation suggest stubbing it out has never been easier for Taysiders.
A study has found the first evidence that fat accumulates in the lungs and airways, particularly in overweight and obese people.
More than a million extra people have become active in the last four years, with increasing numbers of women and older people lacing up their trainers, new research suggests.
A teenager has taken the brave decision to share a video of herself in the throes of epileptic seizures in a bid to raise awareness of the condition.
A Dundee teenager has shared videos of herself having epileptic seizures in a bid to raise awareness of the condition.
A young woman has described her “embarrassment” over living with incontinence.
Vapers should not stand with smokers because it could entice them into smoking, but there is no danger to the public from passive vaping, an expert has claimed.
Thousands of patients with incurable breast cancer are repeatedly visiting GPs before they are diagnosed amid concerns their symptoms are not being taken seriously or misinterpreted, a new report has suggested.
A health board has launched a “zimmer amnesty” urging people to return unused walking frames, sticks and crutches as part of a drive to be more environmentally friendly.
Outgoing Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies has made a series of bold recommendations to tackle childhood obesity.
Dogs are not only man’s best friend, but also may be the key to living a longer life, a new study claims.
An advert featuring the Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex to promote a new mental health campaign sparked such a surge in traffic it crashed its website.
Early signs that lung cancer may spread and become untreatable can be seen in samples of a patient’s blood and tumour, new research has suggested.
The parents of a five-year-old boy battling leukaemia have been “gobsmacked” after the success of a £500,000 appeal to pay for lifesaving treatment.
The Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex will voice a new mental health campaign during a “national takeover” that will be simultaneously broadcast to millions of television viewers.
The mother of a severely disabled girl who won the right to take her daughter to an Italian hospital has called for the law to be reviewed.
A couple given the go-ahead to move their severely disabled daughter to an Italian hospital will not face a further legal fight.
Healthcare workers have a “very strong professional responsibility” to get the winter flu jab, officials have warned, after less than half of staff in some parts of the country were vaccinated last season.
Three drug firms have been found provisionally guilty by the competition watchdog of colluding over the supply of a life-saving treatment for thousands of patients on the NHS.