NHS hospital records of nearly 50m patients sold to insurers

Briefing Mon 24 Feb, AT 10:11

News comes days after controversial plan to share NHS medical records from GPs was put on hold

Americans get first bite of British GM potato

Briefing Mon 17 Feb, AT 15:18

Blight-resistant GM potato created in Norwich and funded by taxpayers - so why will Americans benefit first?

Homosexuality is influenced by genes, new study shows

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Feb, AT 13:48

New study finds that gay men shared genetic signatures on part of the X chromosome - Xq28

Belgian euthanasia: children given right to choose to die

Talking Point Fri 14 Feb, AT 09:39

Poll says that 75 per cent of Belgians support new law that allows euthanasia for sick children

Second coming for Viagra? Pill for women 'a step closer'

News Wed 12 Feb, AT 15:35

But US authorities want more tests as women in trials say the drug makes them sleepy

Statins: should millions more be taking cholesterol drug?

Briefing Wed 12 Feb, AT 12:54

Doctors cast doubt on Nice proposal to prescribe drug for more healthy people in a bid to cut deaths

Sex selection abortions

Abortion can 'turn women into child sex abusers', claims clinic

One-Minute Read Tue 11 Feb, AT 09:42

Termination can 'really confuse' relationships with children, says counsellor at Crisis Pregnancy Centre

H10N8: should we be worried about new bird flu strain?

Briefing Wed 5 Feb, AT 15:13

Chinese scientists warn of pandemic after elderly woman died and another infected with H10N8 strain of bird flu

Global cancer 'tidal wave': how can it be stopped?

Briefing Tue 4 Feb, AT 10:56

Number of cancer cases across the world to reach 24 million by 2035, but half could be prevented