Health

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.

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

Apr 17, 2018

In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient, who is now doing well

UK: Nerve agent that poisoned spy was in liquid form

Apr 17, 2018

British officials say the nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter was delivered in liquid form, and it will take months to remove all traces of the toxin

UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

Apr 16, 2018

Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment

British court rules against parents of terminally ill toddler who want to take him to Italy for treatment

Apr 16, 2018

British court rules against parents of terminally ill toddler who want to take him to Italy for treatment

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