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Vasile Belea was separated from his son in Stockwell station when the tube doors closed on him before he could enter the train carriage

Alcohol 'lowers arthritis risk' for women

Women who drink moderate amounts of alcohol are less likely to get rheumatoid arthritis than those who do not drink, research suggests.

Stem cell hope for hip replacement procedure

Hip replacements for some patients could be a thing of the past after surgeons pioneered a new stem cell procedure to tackle a bone disease that leads to arthritis.

Mother Adam, Jermyn Street Theatre, London

Resplendent in a tangerine toque and monitoring her middle-aged son with a manipulative, faux-beaten-dog wariness, Linda Marlowe's marvellous Mammles looks like the lost love child of Gloria Swanson and Albert Steptoe in Gene David Kirk's revelatory and richly entertaining revival of Mother Adam (1971).

Warning over 'tsunami of pain' as osteoarthritis cases soar

Britain is facing a "tsunami" of pain as the number of osteoarthritis cases soars in the future, a leading expert has warned.

Undercover filming shows Alzheimer's sufferer being repeatedly beaten

Footage of an Alzheimer's sufferer being repeatedly beaten by a member of staff at a care home will be screened tonight.

£1 drug 'slows osteoarthritis'

Costly hip and knee replacements could be averted by giving patients a "breakthrough" drug costing less than £1 a day, trial results suggest.

New research claims rheumatoid arthritis breakthrough

A drug that "blindfolds" white blood cells could provide a new way of treating rheumatoid arthritis, new research has shown.

Arthritis drug offers children hope

A rheumatoid arthritis drug was relaunched in the UK today as a treatment for children whose lives are devastated by a severe form of the disease.

Third World Girl, By Jean "Binta" Breeze

Jamaican poet Jean "Binta" Breeze migrated to Britain in the mid-1980s and quickly earned a reputation as the godmother of the dub poetry scene here, a female counterpart to Linton Kwesi Johnson. Dub poetry first emerged in Jamaica in the 1970s as a grassroots form of protest poetry rooted in the rhythms and vernacular of reggae. Here at last was a Caribbean aesthetic that was completely its own.

Melbourne's Godmother to spend rest of life in jail

The reign of the notorious Melbourne gangland matriarch Judy Moran is finally over – but in truth the 66-year-old grandmother, who is likely to spend the rest of her life in prison, lost her touch long ago.

Casey admits health concern as Lawrie hits rock bottom

The expensively equipped European Tour physiotherapy truck looking after players at The Open offers massages for aching backs but could do nothing to help the bruised egos that have trudged off Royal St George's in the past three days.

Energy price rises put a fifth of households in fuel poverty

A million extra households have been pushed into fuel poverty in the space of just a year as rising prices cripple family budgets.

Genetic breakthrough for spine condition

A genetic breakthrough into the causes of an incurable spine condition could help tens of thousands of young people to avoid pain and disability. Scientists from the University of Bristol have discovered seven genes involved in ankylosing spondylitis (AS), an auto-immune arthritis that causes debilitating joint pain for 200,000 Britons.

Genes clue to Paget's disease

At least seven genes may account for the development of a type of arthritis which affects up to one million people in the UK, scientists have discovered.

Man 'sexually assaulted pensioners'

A rapist who preyed on elderly women launched "gratuitous" and violent sexual attacks on disabled pensioners in their own homes, a court heard today.

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