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Life-extending lung cancer nivolumab drug approved

Image copyright Getty Images A life-extending lung cancer drug will be made immediately available to NHS patients in England, say advisers. Campaigners, including…

Sterilisation implant withdrawn from non-US sale

Image caption The coil is inserted into the fallopian tubes Sales of a sterilisation device are being halted in all countries bar the…

Quarter of 14-year-old girls ‘have signs of depression’

Image copyright Getty Images A quarter of girls and nearly one in 10 boys show signs of depression at the age of 14,…

MMR vaccine first-dose target met in England

Image copyright PA The percentage of children getting their first dose of the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR) by their fifth birthday…

Anger as Brazilian judge backs anti-gay ‘therapy’

Image copyright YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images Image caption Rio de Janeiro has a thriving gay scene – and the community is aghast after a…

‘Kinder treatments in pipeline’ for child brain cancer

Image copyright Supplied Researchers have found there are seven types of the most common malignant child brain cancer – paving the way for…

Have you got the wrong impression about schizophrenia?

Image copyright Getty Images Schizophrenia does not mean you have a split personality or automatically become violent, a mental health charity has warned.…

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The government is launching a review into whether a new law is needed to tackle dangerous cycling. It will consider whether an equivalent offence to causing death by…

Image copyright EPA Technology companies must go “further and faster” in removing extremist content, Theresa May has told the United Nations general assembly. The prime minister will also…

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Guy Verhofstadt is the link between EU negotiators and MEPs The European Parliament’s Brexit negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, has said it is up to…

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Image copyright MOD Military drone pilots fighting so-called Islamic State could be awarded medals, the defence secretary has said. Sir Michael Fallon said there would be a review…

Image copyright Getty Images The food industry fears it will be hit with the cost of a new inspection regime if Britain leaves the EU without a trade…

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Wheaton College football players charged in hazing incident suspended from team – Chicago Tribune

Wheaton College football players charged in hazing incident suspended from team – Chicago Tribune

Five Wheaton College football players charged this week in connection with a 2016 hazing incident have…

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Smartphone sales boom with over-55s

Smartphone sales boom with over-55s

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Shots fired

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