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Team Sky director Sir Dave Brailsford says the condition of Bradley Wiggins will be assessed overnight after the ailing Briton lost further ground on Vincenzo Nibali in the race for the overall lead in the Giro d'Italia.
Up to half a million patients with chronic low back pain may be suffering from an infection that can be treated with antibiotics.
The verdict is expected today at the inquest into an Indian woman who died after she was refused a termination in an Irish hospital.
Incentive payments encourage GPs to closely monitor adult patients – but not children
Research reveals that antibiotic-resistant organisms are gaining a hold on dairy industry
David Phelan confesses to preferring analogue to digital when it comes to books
Those taking antibiotics in study reported more side effects including rash, nausea and diarrhoea
Beagle has 83 per cent success rate in sniffing out C Difficile after only two months' training
Natalie Hemme suffered a rare allergic reaction after being bitten on the wrist by a house spider
Daniel Sturridge has revealed the agony of meningitis left him struggling even to walk as he thanked Chelsea's doctors for rescuing his Olympic dream.
Fulham manager Martin Jol today dismissed speculation linking Clint Dempsey with a move to Liverpool and remains hopeful the American will sign a new deal at Craven Cottage.
Chaleo Yoovidhya was the Thai billionaire who created a global brand with the Red Bull energy drink, which has given millions of party-goers, students and shift workers a caffeinated jolt. It spawned an industry of caffeine-laced pick-me-ups, which in 2011 was reportedly worth over $42 billion .
Rugby player fought back from the same bowel condition to captain England at World Cup
Solicitor of freed nurse claims that over-the-top coverage of Stockport case led to hasty decisions
We're all doomed – the bacteria will get us in the end
Intensified farming can create the perfect conditions for disease to spread and for animals to become more susceptible to illness, campaigners warn.