Thousands of people suffering from peanut allergies could be saved from potentially fatal allergic reactions thanks to a revolutionary new therapy spearheaded by British doctors.
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Tuesday 29 January 2013
Gender reassignment isn't something to take lightly, it is a necessity. And a life change I know I will be judged for
Children can 'grow out of' autism, psychologists say, challenging the established view that it is a permanent, incurable condition
Tuesday 15 January 2013
Identifying transition from 'autistic' to functioning like their peers could lead to effective therapies
Last night's viewing - Numb: Simon Amstell Live at the BBC, BBC4; Climbed Every Mountain: The Story Behind The Sound of Music, BBC2
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Is self-consciousness contagious? When I started watching Numb: Simon Amstell Live at the BBC I was feeling pretty relaxed. But by the end I was almost as knotted with anxieties as he is. How would he feel if I criticised his voice, for example? He can't do anything about it, after all – that high-pitched, thready delivery which sits just a tweak away from a whine. And I know that he's self-conscious about it because he mentioned it during the routine.
Saturday 29 December 2012
It's still the best thing David Mitchell and Robert Webb have ever been involved in and it's probably, along with Father Ted, Channel 4's funniest sitcom.
Thursday 13 December 2012
There is no strong evidence to back the use of cannabis extract in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), it was claimed.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
'Revenge' street assault comes one day after the conviction of prominent offender
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Rema Begum became distressed after her lifestyle was exposed to her Muslim parents
Monday 10 December 2012
Nine leukemia patients are cancer-free after being treated with genetically-altered versions of their own immune cells, giving strength to a promising new approach for treating the blood cancer.
Monday 26 November 2012
Peep Show, Sun, Channel 4 // Him & Her, Sun, BBC3 // 4Funnies: Dr Brown, Fri, Channel 4
Sunday 25 November 2012
Keys doesn’t do “cryptic”. Girl on Fire is about fresh beginnings, hence tracks called “New Day” and “Brand New Me”, and, at one cringeworthy point, the voice of her baby.
Friday 23 November 2012
A study showed that 20 per cent of people seeking treatment for the problem live in the South East of England
Thursday 15 November 2012
Ignorance over dose levels means patients can put on a stone in just eight weeks, inquiry finds
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Last year almost 49,000 patients were detained against their will under the Mental Health Act 2007, the highest level since the act was introduced five years ago. Black and Afro-Caribbean men are disproportionately represented among those who were detained.
Tuesday 13 November 2012
A woman left with irreversible brain damage and diagnosed as being in a permanent vegetative state is to be allowed to die with dignity after a judge dismissed reports by two “shocked” therapy assistants that she may have repeatedly whispered the word "die".
Tonight's Viewing: Gay to Straight: Stacey Dooley in the USA, BBC3
50 Years of Bond Cars: a Top Gear Special, BBC2
Monday 29 October 2012
Stacey’s innocence is part of the brand. Being startled is what she does best”
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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