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UK government backs three-person IVF

<b>The UK looks set to become the first country to allow the creation of babies using DNA from three people, after the government backed the IVF technique.</b><p>It will produce draft regulations later this year and the procedure could be offered within two years.<p>Experts say three-person IVF could eliminate …

Genetics

'Bioprosthetic' artificial heart combines synthetic materials and cow tissue

A French company will be moving forward with implanting a new artificial heart that incorporates biological tissue from a cow. Earlier this month Carmat won approval from four different cardiac centers in Saudi Arabia, Slovenia, Poland, and Belgium. While synthetic hearts aren't new, what sets the …

Number of ambulances turned away from A&E increases by 24%

Labour has published figures showing a 24% increase in the number of ambulances being turned away from A&E departments that are full.<p>Andy Burnham, …

State of the World's Children

Where is the best country to be a child?

Statistics aren't always child's play, as this new release from the United Nations demonstrates today. The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) have published …

Arthritis Treatment With Methotrexate

ArticleMethotrexate Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis - Why Weekly?<p>ArticleA Guide to Methotrexate Medication ArticleShould You Worry That Methotrexate …

16 Shortcuts to Make Your Morning Easier

Shave precious minutes off your morning routine with these handy tips. You might even be on time for once.

Researchers discover brain scan signature that can determine when people feel pain

In a set of recent studies, researchers were able to determine whether individual subjects were feeling pain — simply by observing scans of their brain activity. As detailed in <i>The New England Journal of Medicine</i>, the studies involved 114 different individuals, who had their brains scanned using …

Stanford researchers show how doctors’ notes can spot problem drugs

When it comes to identifying potentially adverse reactions to prescription drugs, you might think doctors would be on the front lines. After all, …

Nasa aims to capture and study asteroid in effort to protect Earth

Nasa plans to capture an asteroid and send astronauts to study it, the US space agency announced in a statement outlining its new budget on Wednesday.<p>…

Organ donation: drive to prevent families from overriding donor's wishes

Proposals for NHS staff to prevent families overriding the wishes of people who have died while on the organ donor register are being considered by …

Brushcases Offer Custom Painted Protection for Your Smartphone

Most smartphone cases are pretty much the same offering different colors but the same basic style across most brands. If you want a case to protect …

Brain gene hints at stomach cancer’s origin

<b>WASHINGTON U. – ST. LOUIS (US) —</b> A gene called “mindbomb 1” may be involved in repairing injured cells in the stomach and pancreas, report …