Health

Toddler Alfie Evans' parents say they'll work with doctors

Apr 26, 2018

The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans says he will work with doctors to give his son "dignity and comfort."

Stronger pound weighs on revenues at drugmaker GSK

Apr 25, 2018

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline says first-quarter revenue dropped 2 percent as a stronger pound offset encouraging sales of a new shingles treatment

UK judge to hold new hearing over sick toddler Alfie Evans

Apr 24, 2018

A British judge is set to hear a new appeal from the parents of a terminally ill British toddler who want to take him to Italy for treatment _ something British courts have ruled is not in the child's interest

Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

Apr 23, 2018

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child, a newborn prince who is fifth in line to the British throne

UK calls on social media firms to better protect children

Apr 22, 2018

Britain's health secretary has threatened to introduce new laws targeting online social media companies if they don't do more to protect children

Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions

Apr 21, 2018

Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe

UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

Apr 20, 2018

The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month

UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

Apr 20, 2018

Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment

UK Supreme Court declines to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment

Apr 20, 2018

UK Supreme Court declines to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment

UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

Apr 19, 2018

The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.

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