Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Aug 17, 2018

Smartphone birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

UK lawmakers urge government to relax rules on e-cigarettes

Aug 17, 2018

A committee of British lawmakers is urging the government to loosen restrictions on e-cigarettes as a way of cutting the smoking rate

UK watchdog fines child care company for selling data

Aug 9, 2018

Britain's information watchdog has fined a firm that offers advice on pregnancy and child care 140,000 pounds ($180,000) for illegally collecting and selling personal information that ended up being used in a database for the Labour Party.

Chemical weapons watchdog to return to UK

Aug 7, 2018

The international chemical weapons watchdog says it is returning to Britain collect more evidence in the poisoning probe of a couple sickened by the nerve agent Novichok

Drug tests for gamers as soccer's eWorld Cup jackpot climbs

Aug 4, 2018

Less than three weeks after the World Cup finished the finals of the video gaming version are being staged by FIFA in London

Trash bins being tested for poison in UK nerve agent probe

Aug 2, 2018

British police have sent two garbage bins to a defense research laboratory for testing as they probe the nerve-agent poisoning that left a woman dead and a man ill

English police test air ambulance, clothes in Novichok probe

Aug 1, 2018

Authorities in southwestern England are testing an air ambulance, emergency vehicles and clothing worn by emergency workers who responded when two people were poisoned with a nerve agent in June

Drugmaker stockpiling more medicines in UK ahead of Brexit

Aug 1, 2018

The French pharmaceutical company Sanofi has begun to stockpile more drugs in Britain than usual as part of its contingency plans for delays after Britain leaves the European Union

UK court ruling seen as landmark in right-to-die cases

Jul 30, 2018

Britain's highest court has ruled that the family of a patient in persistently vegetative state does not to seek a court's permission to have life support removed

UK relaxes health rules to allow cannabis-based medicines

Jul 26, 2018

Britain's Home office says doctors will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-based medicines, following criticism over the denial of treatment to severely epileptic children

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