Millie, who turns seven this week, is an active little girl who loves football, horse riding and swimming.
Health & Wellbeing
Will migraine wonder drug banish pain of headaches? Experts hail groundbreaking new treatment with Scots first in the queue for trials
We’ve all had a sore head at some point in our lives. Whether caused by tiredness, stress, too much alcohol or not enough water, that distinct throbbing pain signals that it’s time to reach for the painkillers.
Simple screen test saves 5,000 lives every year, but medics worry too many women are still not having smears
Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women aged 25 to 35 in Scotland. Around six women in Scotland are diagnosed with the disease every week. Cervical screening is the best protection and saves around 5,000 lives every year in the UK. But many women still don’t attend their smear tests.
Susan Fullerton, 38, Glasgow, stem cell donor
A false economy? Surgeon warns too many obese patients are refused life-changing operations that would save NHS money
Too many obese patients across Scotland are being refused life-transforming operations, according to a leading surgeon.
Today, being busy has become like a badge of honour. People want to say they’ve got a packed schedule – but when life is too hectic, they end up just doing too much and feeling exhausted.
MasterChef champion Jane Devonshire knows from son’s battle that an early coeliac diagnosis is vital
MasterChef champion Jane Devonshire knows better than most how vital it is to have an early diagnosis of coeliac disease.
Making friends seems easy in youth, especially during school and college, and even when starting work. It often only takes a friendly hello or a simple introduction.
When we find ourselves in the first throes of love, the thought that anything might burst our bubble is impossible to imagine.
After a whirlwind festive season of celebration and indulgence, lofty fitness and exercise goals are usually top of our resolutions list come January.
A diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure or high cholesterol is very common, linked to being overweight. Individually, these conditions are often brushed off as minor inconveniences, but they often develop together and the end result can be devastating.