Wednesday, 16 August 2017


10/07/2014 - 12:36

A woman in Sweden has given birth to a baby boy using a transplanted womb, in a medical first, doctors report. The 36-year-old mother, who was born without a uterus, received a donated womb from a friend in her 60s.


10/07/2014 - 12:33

A photo-sharing app enabling healthcare professionals to view patients' photos is to be launched across western Europe.

10/01/2014 - 14:05

More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows. Public Health England researchers checked the teeth of nearly 54,000 children at nurseries, children's centres and playgroups.

10/01/2014 - 14:02

Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of further cancers, say researchers.

09/26/2014 - 14:17

The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

09/26/2014 - 14:15

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself, according to a report in the journal Stem Cell Research and Therapy. The German study suggests a compound found in turmeric could encourage the growth of nerve cells thought to be part of the brain's repair kit.

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