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China jails 'gene-edited babies' scientist for three years

Image copyright AFP Image caption He Jiankui sparked an international backlash with his experiment last year A scientist in [...]

Free NHS hospital parking for thousands in 'greatest need'

Image copyright PA Thousands more NHS patients and visitors will be able to access free hospital car parking, the government says. From April, all 206 hospital trusts in England will be expected [...]

Royal Berkshire Hospital vandals 'putting lives at risk'

Image copyright Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Image caption The NHS trust said some errant drivers “could be putting lives at risk” [...]

The TV repeats and old songs that help people with dementia

Image copyright Liberty Films Image caption Old films like It’s A Wonderful Life can stimulate memories and feelings TV [...]

Julian Smith does not want 'blame game' over health crisis

Image caption Stormont parties are taking part in the health summit along with senior civil servants The secretary of state has said he does not want to [...]

Young suicides in Wales due to 'complex' reasons, says study

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Our son didn’t want to die” Issues ranging from parental separation to sexual abuse and bullying are among factors involved in child suicides in [...]

Can kitchen gardens combat climate change?

Image copyright FAARM project Growing fruit and veg in the garden is already seen as environmentally friendly, but it could also be a weapon in the fight against climate change. That’s [...]

'Four hours to walk off pizza calories' warning works, experts say

Image copyright Getty Images Food packs should display how much exercise a person would need to take to burn off the calories contained in the product, UK researchers say. Appreciating it would [...]

Group B Strep: ‘A common bug could have killed my baby’

Image copyright Bethany Rashley The mother of a child who developed meningitis and sepsis because of a bacterial infection called Group B Strep is calling for all pregnant [...]

Poor children lose out on exercise, research suggests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sport England also found fewer girls than boys were getting enough exercise When [...]