US healthcare bill: Trump issues Friday vote ultimatum

The president demands a make-or-break vote on Friday on a new healthcare bill to replace Obamacare.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 9:15 am

British scientists in world-first TB breakthrough

British scientists say they now isolate different strains and so diagnose sufferers within days.

Posted on: 24 March 2017 | 12:14 am

Discovery enables 'mass produced blood'

Lab-made blood could solve the shortage of some blood types.

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 9:13 pm

Major pancreatic cancer study launched

A new pancreatic cancer project is to find ways to speed up scientific discovery to improve the survival rates of patients.

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 7:43 pm

Drug 'reverses' ageing in animal tests

Mice had more stamina, hair and improved organ function with the drug.

Posted on: 23 March 2017 | 11:00 am

'Role model' nurses inspire cancer survivor

A woman who survived cancer as a girl has been inspired to take up nursing.

Posted on: 22 March 2017 | 7:34 pm

Baby separated from parasitic twin in risky operation

Surgeons explain the challenges of the complex operation to separate Dominique from her parasitic twin.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 5:46 pm

How a life model uses nudity to explain his disability

Kevin French poses as a nude life model to explain more about his disability.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 1:22 pm

Risky operation removes parasitic twin from baby

Baby Dominique is recovering in the US after an operation to separate her from her parasitic twin.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 12:17 pm

This teenager with Down's syndrome addressed the UN in Geneva

A teenager with Down's syndrome has addressed the United Nations in Geneva asking them "why all this testing?"

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 11:43 am

Spider venom may offer stroke therapy

Protein extracted from funnel webs may help minimise the effects of brain damage after a stroke.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 4:12 am

Online care home bed booking system aims to cut hospital bed blocking

The system is aiming to reduce hospital bed blocking with real time bookings of care home beds.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 4:06 am

'So proud of my children with Down's syndrome'

A mother who has two children with Down's syndrome says she wants the world to know she's proud of them.

Posted on: 21 March 2017 | 2:08 am

'Wide awake drunk' on energy drinks and alcohol mix

Mixing caffeine-laden energy drinks with alcohol is a risky combination on a night out, scientists warn.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 8:25 pm

Doctor admits misleading over Ebola

Dr Hannah Ryan took the temperature of Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey hours before she fell seriously ill.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 9:18 am

Hot chocolate serving 'has more salt than packet of crisps'

Every category of packaged food except one is exceeding target salt levels, a survey finds.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 7:11 am

Happiness report: Norway is the happiest place on Earth

It beats Denmark to the top spot as the UN ranks countries to mark international happiness day.

Posted on: 20 March 2017 | 3:43 am

Dementia diary: 'When your mother doesn't know who you are'

Joey Daley documents life with his mother after she was diagnosed with dementia.

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 9:39 pm

Sperm swimming technique 'all down to simple maths'

Knowing why some sperm succeed and others fail could help treat male infertility, researchers say.

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 9:16 pm

'Out of control'

Australian Jessica May overcame acute anxiety by setting up a recruitment firm for people with mental and physical disabilities.

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 7:02 pm

Restoring my femininity after cancer

Kat Roberts, from Plymouth, said the damage to her hair from the cancer treatment left her feeling "unfeminine".

Posted on: 19 March 2017 | 8:32 am

Obesity crisis

Could global trade in vegetable oil be to blame for our growing obesity crisis?

Posted on: 14 March 2017 | 7:04 pm

Australia considers childcare ban on unvaccinated children

Unvaccinated children would be banned from childcare centres under a government plan.

Posted on: 13 March 2017 | 8:49 am

Binding decisions

After singer Rochelle Humes turns hers into art, we look at what else you can do with an umbilical cord.

Posted on: 13 March 2017 | 8:27 am

Hero hound

Magic the dog is able to detect dangerous shifts in his owner's blood sugar levels while she sleeps.

Posted on: 12 March 2017 | 7:58 pm