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Thursday 21 April 2011
Screening procedures for tuberculosis in immigrants in the UK are missing the majority of cases, new research has revealed.
Monday 11 April 2011
The Nobel Prize-winning scientist Baruch Blumberg discovered the killer hepatitis B virus and also developed the first anti-cancer vaccine.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
More than 20 years since the first UK advertising campaign against HIV urged people "Don't die of ignorance" the number contracting the disease in the UK has almost doubled in a decade.
Monday 21 March 2011
A test to detect diabetes up to 10 years before the first symptoms appear could soon emerge from preliminary research showing that it is possible to find changes in the blood of people who go on to develop the disease.
Thursday 24 February 2011
A businessman accused of hiring a hitman to murder his wife on their honeymoon should be remanded in custody for his own safety, a court heard today.
Tuesday 15 February 2011
A blood sample taken from England cricketer Graeme Swann when he was allegedly drink-driving may have been contaminated, a court heard today.
Thursday 03 February 2011
British scientists have developed the world's first reliable blood test for the human version of mad cow disease.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
Doctors have developed a blood test for Down's syndrome that could eliminate the need for invasive investigations that put the unborn baby at risk.
Tuesday 04 January 2011
A blood test so sensitive it can spot a single cancer cell lurking among a billion healthy ones could revolutionise the way doctors monitor and tackle the spread of the disease.
Thursday 30 December 2010
The family of James Hanratty, who was hanged for the A6 murder nearly 50 years ago, are calling for the case to be reviewed again.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
Doctors have warned against introducing a national screening programme for prostate cancer, because of concerns that the risks posed by the test are greater than its potential benefits.
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Researchers have developed a new method of estimating a person's age from their blood, which could give detectives investigating a crime a crucial lead.
Monday 25 October 2010
A woman's blood group could influence her chances of getting pregnant, scientists claim. Women with blood type O may struggle to conceive, they said, due to a lower egg count and poorer egg quality, according to a study. Women with blood group A seem to be better protected against falling egg counts.
Tuesday 28 September 2010
The Rugby League and the UK Anti-Doping Agency have denied that Terry Newton was left "high and dry" when he was banned from the game.
Wednesday 15 September 2010
A single blood test for prostate cancer in middle-aged men can predict those at highest risk of dying from the disease, a study has shown.
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