John Weldon gave his ex-girlfriend a drug he believed would cause her to miscarry
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Friday 03 June 2011
Tuesday 03 May 2011
Scientists believe that the widespread use of antibiotics may be playing a significant role in exacerbating the obesity epidemic.
Thursday 21 April 2011
Screening procedures for tuberculosis in immigrants in the UK are missing the majority of cases, new research has revealed.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Manuka honey, the premium product found on fashionable breakfast tables, could play a role in the battle against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, scientists reported yesterday.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
Friday 08 April 2011
An estimated 500,000 people in Delhi are carrying bacteria highly resistant to antibiotics acquired from drinking water, say researchers.
Thursday 07 April 2011
Around 500 pupils at a school in Cornwall are to be given antibiotics after a young girl died from meningitis and another pupil was admitted to hospital with a suspected case of the disease.
Wednesday 06 April 2011
It’s the name that is going to be attached to the team selected from the best overseas players in Super League that will play England on June 10.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
Friday 18 March 2011
The only precedent is his own. Two years ago, Kauto Star became the first horse ever to retrieve the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Today he must not only do it all over again, having taken a harrowing fall behind Imperial Commander in last year's race, but also win back those whose loss of faith has so vexed his trainer, Paul Nicholls.
Monday 07 March 2011
Tuesday 08 February 2011
It wouldn't be long before another squall came blasting through the hunched grey hills, but Alan King could comfort himself that the low, roiling clouds would soon be chased away. There were times, last season, when his horses seemed to be escorted everywhere by their own, private cumulonimbus. Yesterday, however, he could stand on an outcrop of the Wiltshire Downs and watch them bounding towards him with a common glow of vitality.
Monday 07 February 2011
Zsa Zsa Gabor was released from hospital yesterday so she could celebrate her 94th birthday at home.
Friday 24 December 2010
A new strain of the superbug MRSA has been detected on the Isle of Man, said health bosses.
Monday 08 November 2010
Lily Allen’s hospitalisation with septicaemia has focused attention on a little understood but potentially fatal condition which affects thousands of people every year.
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