Health

Doctors reject Trump's 'war zone' comments on London crime

May 5, 2018

Some British doctors and legislators have reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's comments comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime

WHO: Saturated fat should be less than 10 percent of diet

May 4, 2018

The World Health Organization is taking on the battle of the bulge, saying that saturated fat shouldn't make up more than 10 percent of your diet

UK: 450,000 women missed out on breast cancer test

May 2, 2018

Britain's health minister has apologized for what he called a "serious failure" that resulted in hundreds of thousands of women not being invited to their final screening test for breast cancer

Scotland bans bargain-basement booze in public health move

May 1, 2018

Bargain booze has become a little more expensive in Scotland, which says it is the first country in the world to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol

Londoners warned of health threat from toxic caterpillars

Apr 29, 2018

British environment officials are warning Londoners about caterpillars that can cause rashes, vomiting and asthma attacks

Boy whose parents fought to keep life support mourned in UK

Apr 29, 2018

The parents of a terminally ill British toddler whose case drew attention from Pope Francis and others around the world say they are "heartbroken" that their son has died.

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

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