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Church of England warns future of Down's 'under question'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 21:59
The Church of England fears new pre-natal tests could lead to a rise in abortions of babies with Down's.

Horse trampling woman's face rebuilt

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:58
Libby Keating's face was repaired by experts at St George's Hospital in Tooting.

Flu season

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:30
Flu comes along every year - but just how bad it will be is hard to predict.

'The infection took my nose and legs'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:44
Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:21
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts.

NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:19
Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says.

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:25
Scientists move nearer to one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer.

Should there be a right to die?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 20:54
Two women explain their opposing views on the contentious right-to-die issue.

A&E safety risks in Wales 'unacceptable'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:54
Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.

UK 'in grip of worst flu season since 2011'

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:43
Latest weekly figures show rise in numbers of patients going to their GP and being admitted to hospital.

Noel Conway: Terminally ill man granted assisted dying appeal

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 11:54
Noel Conway wins the right to challenge a High Court decision against changing the law on assisted dying.

Under pressure

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:48
How has Wales' biggest hospital been coping with winter pressures?

The choir helping people with dementia

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:52
"He comes alive when he's here."

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:13
Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors.

Using cannabis helped ease 'frightening' tremors

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:42
A mother-of-two from Pembroke Dock wants to see cannabis legalised to help ease symptoms like hers.

East of England ambulance delays: 20 patients have died, says MP

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:40
The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis MP says.

Minister for loneliness appointed to continue Jo Cox's work

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:08
The government creates a new ministerial role, which continues the work of the late MP Jo Cox.

Chemistry 'Van Gogh' could help with cancer

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:02
Scientists capture "incredible" images of instructions contained in DNA being read

How I became a surrogate

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:49
As Kim Kardashian West has her third baby by a surrogate, one Essex mum tells of the joy of surrogacy.

How community spirit helps a girl with autism and severe anxiety

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:10
A scheme to let parents close their streets to cars so children can play is hugely beneficial to one young resident, who has autism and severe anxiety.