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If you go down to the woods today you’re sure for a big surprise – especially if you have dogs.

Born worried: Is anxiety all in the genes?

Sigmund Freud believed that anxious personalities are shaped in childhood. But after a lifetime of study, Harvard psychologist Jerome Kagan is convinced that it's all in the genes

The transplant revolution

Medical breakthrough sees 10-year-old boy's stem cells used to grow donor organ inside his body

'Scores of fertility clinics may risk patient safety'

After three embryos had to be destroyed, an investigation finds that mandatory witnessing procedures were not followed

Discovery on HIV testing could save a million lives

Scientists have made a major advance in understanding the treatment of HIV which could see life-saving drugs extended to more than one million extra people at no additional cost. Researchers have discovered that routine laboratory testing of blood for signs of side-effects – long regarded as essential for HIV treatment – is unnecessary and a waste of time and money.

Return of the Rifles – but 13 of them did not make it

Soldiers march in Croydon in honour of the comrades they lost in Afghanistan

OAP wins pay-out for unnecessary amputation

A pensioner who unnecessarily had her leg amputated after she was wrongly diagnosed with cancer won a six-figure payout from the hospital trust responsible, it emerged today.

Cambridge Laboratory of Molecular Biology: The Nobel Prize factory

For the 14th time, the judges have honoured a member of the same lab

Rebecca Frayn: I just wanted a baby. I didn't even care if it put my life in danger

Last week, further stories emerged about IVF mix-ups. Despite the risks, a mother confesses there was no stopping her quest for a third child

Unlock the secrets of your genes – for £31,000

Scientists’ breakthrough raises prospect of personalised medicine affordable for all

Death toll from swine flu in Britain rises to 14

Number of cases up to 9,718, exceeded only by the US and Mexico

UK now third worst in world swine flu toll

Fourteen people are now thought to have died in the UK after contracting swine flu, the Government announced today.

Swine flu could hit 'over 100,000 cases per day'

Swine flu cannot be contained and the number of new cases could reach 100,000 per day by the end of next month, the Government said today.

Did leak from a laboratory cause swine flu pandemic?

Same strain of influenza was released by accident three decades ago

Swine flu 'could infect up to half the population'

Health authorities told to set up testing and drug distribution centres in case of autumn outbreak

Couple's last IVF embryo was given to wrong woman

Family tragedy as baby aborted after overworked trainee doctor failed to follow strict procedures
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Widespread fear of Isis is producing strange bedfellows

Iranian-controlled Shia militias that used to kill American soldiers are now fighting Isis, helped by US airstrikes
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Ian Paisley’s decision to make peace with his IRA enemies

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