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Multiple failings in the NHS led to death of 12-month old baby

United Kingdom - January 26 2016 NHS England has published a highly critical report of the NHS 111 service following an investigation into the death in December 2014 of 12-month old…

Ovarian cancer action announces breakthrough in targeting ovarian cancer

United Kingdom - January 12 2016 The latest scientific research from UK charity, Ovarian Cancer Action, has broken ground in identifying how certain cancers develop resistance to…

'Bionic eye' trial heralds breakthrough in ophthalmic care

United Kingdom - January 5 2016 A trial at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford has restored vision to a woman thanks to a 'bionic' eye implant. The woman from Cardiff, who suffers…

Prostate cancer study paves the way for 'suicide' gene therapy

United Kingdom - December 15 2015 Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK: around 40,000 men are diagnosed with the disease every year and more than 10,000 men a…

Concerns continue to rise over global antibiotic resistance

United Kingdom - December 8 2015 Two recent reports about antibiotic resistance increase the concern that Penningtons Manches and many other commentators have been voicing for some…