Symptoms are very different from those of the Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko, says Professor Nicholas Priest
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Friday 15 June 2012
Victim critically ill in Oregon hospital after being bitten trying to rescue animal from cat
Thursday 24 May 2012
The online auction of a vial of Ronald Reagan’s blood has been terminated following outrage from the former US President’s foundation in California.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Ronald Reagan's foundation expressed outrage yesterday at a British company's auction of what it says is a vial of the late US president's blood taken at the hospital where he was treated after a 1981 assassination attempt.
Sunday 06 May 2012
As fashion magazines agree to ban excessively thin models, US study finds potential new treatment
Saturday 07 April 2012
Two biologists, split by rivalry and disagreement, suddenly realised that they were on the same side. The result was a revolutionary breakthrough. Special report by our Science Editor, Steve Connor
Wednesday 28 March 2012
After 15 years of wearing a mask and living as a recluse, a 37-year-old Virginia man disfigured in a gun accident got a new face, nose, teeth and jaw in what University of Maryland physicians say is the most extensive face transplant ever performed.
Monday 05 March 2012
Assad regime faces growing calls for an end to the crisis as civilians continue to suffer
Monday 20 February 2012
Florence Nightingale may have had a point when she insisted 150 years ago that open windows were the hallmark of a healthy hospital ward, according to a microbiologist who believes air conditioning and an ultra-sterile environment may actually contribute to infections.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
One of the leaders of the Arctic expedition in which a British public schoolboy was mauled to death by a polar bear is to undergo a third operation today on his injuries.
Wednesday 03 August 2011
The tale of Matthew Green is an inspiring one. The 40-year-old has been given an artificial heart by Papworth Hospital in Cambridge. This is the first time a British person has benefited from this medical technology.
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