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Parents of critically ill baby lead rally outside Great Ormond Street hospital as they launch fresh legal bid for him to be allowed to travel for treatment

Johnny Depp visits children's hospital as Captain Jack Sparrow

Johnny Depp paid a visit to a children’s hospital in Vancouver, Canada dressed as his character from <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i>, Captain Jack …

Children's Hospital

Charlie Gard's parents to use £1.3million public donations to set up foundation to help other children with diseases

The tragic tot died on July 28, aged 11 months and 24 days, after his parents raised money to try to move him from Great Ormond Street Hospital to …

Charlie Gard

Two bald cats get 'married' in very strange wedding ceremony - but it's for a heartbreaking reason

This could be the most bizarre wedding ever.<p>Two hairless cats have 'tied the knot' for a very heartbreaking reason.<p>Smitten kittens Christie and Lily …

Cats

Woman who thought she had appendicitis after excruciating pain was actually pregnant and giving birth

A woman who thought she had appendicitis after suffering excruciating pain was surprised to find out she was actually in labour.<p>After a visit to her …

Pregnancy

Baby with extremely rare heart condition to get £150k op in the US paid for by NHS after 'U-turn'

A baby with an extremely rare heart condition will be flown to the US for pioneering treatment after the NHS made a U-turn on costs.<p>Oliver Cameron, …

Charlie Gard

A revolutionary leukaemia treatment could soon be approved – here's what it means for patients

A revolutionary gene therapy treatment for leukaemia has been recommended by an advisory panel for approval by the Food and Drug Administration …

Cancer

Paisley mum praises two hospital teams for helping save her adorable boys' lives

Kirsty Campbell is now raising charity cash later this month<p>A Paisley mum has thanked staff at two vital sick kids’ units for saving her young sons’ …

We Didn't Know

Dr. Salvatore Raiti, an internationally known pediatric endocrinologist

Dr. Salvatore Raiti, an internationally known pediatric endocrinologist who was the first director of the National Hormone and Pituitary Program at …

Medicine

Opinion: Likening illness to warfare can be dangerous

The recent news of U.S. Sen. John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis and U.K. infant Charlie Gard’s death were discussed using the same metaphor — …

Canadian News

Charlie Gard lived for 12 minutes after life support was removed

Charlie Gard battled for 12 minutes after his life support was removed before dying, his parents have revealed.<p>Chris Gard and Connie Yates have said their baby lived for twice the predicted time after his ventilator was disconnected and that they subsequently took him home in a specially chilled …

Charlie Gard

British hospital worker defends staff in Charlie Gard case

LONDON (AP) — A member of the medical team that treated Charlie Gard has defended the care they gave the British infant who died of a rare genetic disease while criticizing political and religious leaders for prolonging the family's suffering by intervening in a case they didn't understand.<p>The …

World News

Charlie Gard doctor says hospital critics ‘turned his life into a soap opera’

<b>A doctor who cared for Charlie Gard has written a powerful letter describing the impact the high-profile case had on medical staff at Great Ormond</b> …

Charlie Gard

1990s TV star returns to shopping centre 25 years after opening it

SHOPPERS had an ‘utterly brilliant’ day out when Timmy Mallett celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Mill Gate with them.<p>Mill Gate Shopping Centre …

Manchester

Clinician says Charlie Gard's life was turned into soap opera

A clinician who treated Charlie Gard has said the baby's last days were turned into a soap opera with him being kept alive for people such as Donald …

News (Ireland)

The dangerous risks of putting motherhood on a pedestal

Mothers have been the target of intense scrutiny and control throughout history. But during the 20th century this attention underwent a major shift. …

Newspaper headlines: 'May's top aide breaks silence'

Brexit

The strange death of infant Charlie Gard

I was among maybe millions worldwide hoping Charlie Gard would be celebrating his first birthday today, August 4, 2017. But baby Charlie died in …

Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard judges were wrong to deny parents the hope of saving their remarkable boy

The death of Baby Charlie Gard last Friday, though not unexpected, was still a profoundly sad event. When you look at the beautiful photographs of …

News (Ireland)

Julian Savulescu and Peter Singer: Unpicking what we mean by best interests in light of Charlie Gard

We need to have an open debate about what we mean by best interests and how they are best served<p>Charlie Gard died shortly before his first birthday …

Charlie Gard

Two children remain cancer-free for 18 months after gene-editing therapy

Features | Health<p>By Chukwuma Muanya, Assistant Editor | 31 July 2017 | 4:40 am<p>Layla Richards, one, was the first person in the world to be given a …

Genetics

The Monday Catch-Up - 31/07/2017

The weekend saw the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join prime minister Theresa May in Belgium to commemorate the soldiers lost to the Battle of …

Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard: Parents could not say goodbye properly

London - The grieving parents of Charlie Gard were said to be "distraught" on Saturday night at the speed with which his life finally ended.<p>Connie …

News (South Africa)

Charlie Gard to be buried with toy monkeys

The 11-month-old <b>died on Friday</b> from a rare genetic disorder called mitochondrial depletion syndrome.<p>Charlie was born with the disease which causes …

UK News

How Charlie Gard Could Happen In The US

'It happens all the time'

Health Care

Parliament should do the right thing and halt Brexit

Chancellor Philip Hammond was asked on Friday’s BBC <i>Today</i> programme whether, in its Brexit negotiations, the Government was trying to make the best of …

Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard’s parents ‘had no time for proper goodbye before he died’

The parents of Charlie Gard, who died this week, have claimed they weren’t able to give him a ‘proper goodbye’.<p>The distraught parents took to …

Charlie Gard

Charlie Gard, Single-Payer … Both Dead

Posted: Jul 30, 2017 12:01 AM<p>News of 11-month-old Charlie Gard’s death during last Friday’s wee morning hours brought sadness and grief. But perhaps …

Health Care

Footage of Charlie Gard as tributes pour in after his tragic death

Footage of Charlie Gard as a newborn has been released as tributes pour in following his tragic death yesterday.<p>A video showed the baby looking at …

Charlie Gard

British Baby Charlie Gard Has Died, Family Spokeswoman Says

London (AP) -- Charlie Gard, the terminally ill British baby at the center of a legal and ethical battle that attracted the attention of Pope Francis …

Charlie Gard