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A Parliamentary investigation has begun into the risk of hospitals spreading the human form of “mad cow” disease as a result of failing to detect the infective agent responsible for the variant form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) in tissue donations and on surgical instruments.
Needless fatalities pile pressure on Cameron and Big Six over energy price rises
Figures follow a bitterly cold start to 2013
Coroner calls for more awareness of dangers after John Jackson ate too many Hero energy sweets
Jeremy Hunt announces 'robust' new failure regime for 11 NHS trusts with some of worst death rates
Taxpayers will continue paying the price for bungled electronic patient record programme, say MPs
UK expertise is seen as a potentially lucrative export and trusts hope to boost income overseas
Ultra-obese 20-year-old weighs the same as two baby elephants
Minister says hospitals must 'get a grip' over invasion of privacy just hours after women give birth
The deadly microscopic amoeba made its way up 12-year-old Kali Hardig's nose to her brain during a visit to the Willow Springs lake in Arkansas
The world’s largest tobacco firm created a database tracking every British MP’s opinion on plain cigarette packaging as part of its successful lobbying campaign to block the rules, it was claimed on Sunday.
Labour condemns 'most audacious sell-off to date'
Sell-off puts blood supply at risk, warns Lord Owen
A major tobacco firm told the Government it was too early to assess whether selling cigarettes in plain packets would deter smokers – six months before ministers deployed the same argument.
Has his work for a tobacco giant had any influence over government policy?
The results of an independent review show concerns raised by family members over the care of their dying loved ones