Kate Farley has cerebral palsy, but that doesn’t stop her packing a punch in the ring – on her knees.
Image copyright Getty Images Hundreds of patients have lost the first round of a legal battle for compensation at the High Court over allegedly “defective” hip implants. A judge ruled that manufacturer DePuy was not liable to the 312 patients who claimed they had been injured by the implants. Claimants say the metal-on-metal hips were […]
The NHS in Dorset is trialling a tracking device to keep dementia patients safe. It is an insole that a patient places in his or her shoe. It helps to keep tabs on the wearer so that relatives and carers will always know their location. (Video is part of Radio 4’s Today programme’s coverage of […]
Image copyright AMI IMAGES/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Image caption Researchers can now stay one step ahead of the cholera bacteria Cholera cases in Yemen have been slashed by a new system that predicts where outbreaks will occur. Last year, there were more than 50,000 new cases in just one week – this year, the numbers plummeted […]