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Ebola vaccine tested on humans in UK trials

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 06:55
When the 2014 Ebola outbreak hit west Africa, the available vaccine had not been tested on humans.

Kit Kat sugar content to be cut by 10%, says Nestle

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 03:06
Nestle says it will cut sugar in its chocolate bars such as Kit Kat, Yorkie and Aero by next year.

Trump health bill

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 02:52
How the US Republicans' mood went from optimism to obstruction in hours. Will their bill survive?

The fight for choice

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 02:27
Ireland has some of the world's most strict abortion laws, forcing women to travel abroad or take pills.

'My mum makes money from her illness'

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 01:15
One woman cannot spend all the money she is given for her social care, while the other has had to sell her home.

Calling me fat won't make me fit

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 00:41
Plus-size workouts must be applauded, not fat-shamed, says gym convert.

Breast backlash

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 19:15
Mother-of-two Karen Gormley says the size of her breasts means people make judgements about her personality.

House Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement plan

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 18:48
President Trump praises the new plan as "wonderful", but some Republicans call it "Obamacare Lite".

Why young people are less likely to smoke

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 16:45
All age groups in the UK are smoking less - but the largest decrease seems to be among young adults.

Boy, four, treated by ultraviolet lights for rare liver disease

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 16:31
Four-year-old Ismael Ali spends 20 hours a day under ultraviolet lights to treat his liver condition.

Father ties baby's umbilical cord with shoelaces

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 15:01
A father is forced to improvise after the surprise birth of his daughter in the back of the family car.

Husband's PTSD night terrors caused five miscarriages

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 12:03
Lindsey Roberts says her husband's PTSD night terrors caused five miscarriages.

Parents challenge doctors in court over baby life support

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:28
The parents of a baby with a rare genetic condition are locked in a legal battle with doctors.

Luminous loos introduced at Colchester care home

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 11:14
A care home comes up with a bright idea to prevent falls and help residents get about at night.

Parents 'should decide' care of baby

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:40
Connie Yates and Chris Gard are challenging doctors in court to keep their son Charlie on life support.

'I lost five babies due to husband's violent nightmares'

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:37
Lindsey's husband, Cpl Andrew Roberts, suffered from PTSD, and unknowingly hit her in his sleep.

Edinburgh University given £20m for autism studies

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:15
Edinburgh University researchers hoping to develop new treatments for autism have received a £20m funding boost from a US philanthropic foundation.

Sheila Hynes died when surgeons inserted heart valve upside down

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:03
Newcastle hospitals trust admits a surgical error caused the death of a great-grandmother.

Ambulance 999 abuse: Government urged to tackle offensive callers

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:00
Ambulance call workers are getting death threats, racial abuse and sexual slurs "to a shocking degree".

Prize for cracking brain's 'feel good' system

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 15:41
Three UK-based scientists who have studied the brain’s reward centre win a prestigious prize worth 1m euros.

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