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'Concealed' drug trial data putting lives at risk

Patients' lives are being put at risk and public money wasted on ineffective medicines because researchers are concealing the results of clinical trials amid a "culture of haphazard publication and incomplete data disclosure".

MARK NEARY: His life became a nightmare as he fought a long battle with Hillingdon Council

Appeals soar after secret courts are opened to public

Deprivation of liberty orders are contested following campaign by The Independent

Hospitals' dementia care criticised

A "significant improvement" is needed in the way hospitals deliver care to people with dementia, according to a report.

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Death toll from Sydney nursing home fire continues to rise

Every day the death toll rises from a catastrophic blaze at a Sydney nursing home; last night it stood at nine. And every day the grief deepens, along with the sense of disbelief: how could anyone inflict such suffering on the elderly and infirm and their families?

'Demented' Craig Levein almost quit Scotland job

Craig Levein has revealed he was ready to quit the Scotland job after only three months in the post.

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Oh, what a beautiful mourning

Rioters 'demented' says Boris Johnson

London mayor Boris Johnson described the actions of rioters who prevented firefighters from reaching burning buildings earlier this week as "demented" today.

Worried you’ll get Alzheimer’s? Then follow these seven steps

Of the seven factors, low education and and lack of mental stimulation are considered the most significant

How a family tree can save your life

Finding out which conditions afflicted our forebears can tell us more about the risks we face than expensive genetic tests. Hugh Wilson reports

Gove's GCSE targets will hurt gifted pupils, claims Tory MP

Schools will ignore gifted pupils and those with special needs as a result of a new government target for ranking them, the Conservative chairman of the influential Commons select committee on education said yesterday.

Dominic Lawson: A modest proposal for the benefit of the elderly

In Trollope's novel, the president of Brittanula believes that compulsory euthanasia at the age of 67 will solve all his nation's future problems of poverty

How to protect your finances with a power of attorney

What happens if you are left unable to make decisions for yourself? Kate Hughes looks at ways to provide for family if tragedy befalls
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His Save Ulster from Sodomy campaign would surely have been supported by many a Sunni imam
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Is this the role to win Cumberbatch an Oscar?

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England and Hodgson take a joint step towards redemption

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Relatives fight over Vivian Maier’s rare photos

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The fall of Rome?

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The landscape of my imagination

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