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Alfie Evans: Sick toddler’s life support ‘can end’

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:33
Doctors can stop providing life support to Alfie Evans against his parents' wishes, a court rules.

WHO warns of soaring rates of measles in Europe

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:26
There was a four-fold increase in cases in 2017 compared with the previous year.

Woman pleads guilty after Tunstall ambulance abuse note

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 14:53
Kirsty Sharman admits a public order offence after leaving a foul-mouthed note on an ambulance.

Further fall in hospital mortality rates

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 13:23
New figures show there were 7,800 fewer deaths than expected among people being admitted to hospitals.

Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:45
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers.

Lorde isn't here for unsolicited acne advice

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 08:01
The singer posted an Instagram story about the unhelpful things people say to acne sufferers like her.

Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:30
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests.

How Malawi reduced infant mortality

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:31
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping.

Debtors with mental health problems need 'breathing space'

News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 00:14
Charities say people with mental health problems should be given "breathing space" to sort out debts.

A third of UK adults 'underestimate calorie intake '

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:02
A new analysis of the nation's diet reveals we are generally poor on judging how much we eat.

Great Ormond Street Hospital may keep scandal charity cash

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:43
Great Ormond Street Hospital had said it would return money donated by the Presidents Club charity.

Iceland's mooted circumcision ban sparks religious outrage

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:50
Jewish, Muslim and Christian leaders condemned the move, calling it an attack on religious freedom.

Autism: Scientists take 'first steps' towards biological test

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:45
Differences were found in blood proteins between children with and without autism, a study says.

How baby stroke survivors' brains adapt

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:43
They use the right sides of their brain for language instead of the normal left side.

Inquiry call after Trudy Jones' cardiac arrest death

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:30
Family of Trudy Jones want to find out why she became an unknowing participant in a drugs trial.

New clinic for victims of sexual violence

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 06:14
Women who have been raped often cannot face going to the doctors for intimate examinations.

Life after Ebola

News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 01:37
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.

Mum's Twin-To-Twin Transfusion Syndrome action call

News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 19:49
Mum recounts losing one twin in the womb while other survived

'Move your van' note left on ambulance in Tunstall

News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 17:46
The writer told paramedics to move and she did not care if "the whole street had collapsed".

Home Office denies medical cannabis pleas for boy age six

News - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 16:28
The family of epilepsy sufferer Alfie Dingley, six, says he has fewer seizures after taking the drug.


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