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Woman wins appeal to use dead daughter’s eggs

Woman wins appeal to use dead daughter’s eggs

A woman who wants to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild has won a Court of Appeal battle. The 60-year-old woman was appealing…

More U.S. babies with Zika-related birth defects reported by health agency

Three more babies have been born in the United States with birth defects likely linked to Zika virus infections, while another lost pregnancy was linked to the virus, according to…

Nobel laureates urge Greenpeace to stop opposing GMOs

WASHINGTON More than 100 Nobel laureates called on the international environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday to end its opposition to genetically modified crops, saying there is a scientific consensus they…

Butter not significantly linked to ill health, says study

Butter not significantly linked to ill health, says study

Eating butter has only a small negative impact on total mortality, it does not worsen cardiovascular health, and it may help to protect against diabetes, according to research published in…

Woman wins bid to use dead daughter’s eggs

Woman wins bid to use dead daughter’s eggs

A woman who wants to use her dead daughter’s frozen eggs to give birth to her own grandchild has won a Court of Appeal battle. The 60-year-old woman was appealing…

How a low-calorie diet could extend lifespan

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Brexit ‘will make NHS staff shortages worse’

Brexit ‘will make NHS staff shortages worse’

Image copyright Science Photo Library The vote to leave the EU risks making staffing shortages in the NHS worse, health leaders are warning. The NHS Confederation said doctors and nurses…

Zika sex research begins despite U.S. Congress funding impasse

It could take years to learn how long men infected with Zika are capable of sexually transmitting the virus, which can cause crippling birth defects and other serious neurological disorders.…

Shire says ADHD drug meets main goal of study

Irish drugmaker Shire Plc said a study testing an experimental drug to treat attention-deficit disorder met the main goal, bringing the drug one step closer to approval in the United…

Parents ‘let down’ by Bristol Children’s Hospital cardiac ward

Media captionSean Turner had a cardiac arrest in his father’s arms at Bristol Royal Children’s Hospital Children receiving cardiac treatment at Bristol Children’s Hospital were repeatedly given poor care and…

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