Three people who have helped Scotland's Children's Panels

Want to find out more about joining a Children's Panel? Advertorial Scotland's Children’s Panels make vital decisions about the welfare of young people in trouble. But...

Criticism of Scots healthcare was wrong, says BMA

An analysis of healthcare systems which appeared to show that Scotland was lagging behind the rest of the UK has been comprehensively criticised by...

Passive smoking 'kills 165,000 children a year'

Passive smoking is responsible for more than 600,000 deaths worldwide each year, including 165,000 child deaths, according to the most comprehensive study so far...

Does more exercise and a healthy diet decrease erectile dysfunction?

By Elizabeth McQuillan A randomised controlled trial on the effect of lifestyle changes in obese men has shown that healthy lifestyle factors are associated with...

Video: Making venison dear to our hearts

Scottish Food Fortnight will be officially launched today. But Scotland's venison producers decided to launch their campaign to persuade us all to eat more...

TV shortens life, exercise lengthens it – but what if you mix’n’match?

Apparently watching six hours of television per day can shorten your life by five years. Researchers in Australia have come up with this finding...

Health boards 'already cutting number of nurses'

Health boards in Scotland are already cutting the number of nurses to save money, the RCN warned today. On the final day of the union’s...

Scotland's Children's Panels: how you can help

Advertorial Want to find out more about joining a Children's Panel? Scotland's Children’s Panels need to recruit hundreds of volunteers to help make vital decisions about...

Healthy diet at three-years-old 'means higher IQ'

Children who eat a diet rich in healthy foods at the age of three are more likely to have a higher IQ when they...

BMA rejects plans for doctors' MoTs

Doctors’ leaders are at odds over the future of how the profession is regulated, with the British Medical Association saying it cannot support the...