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How the humble cabbage can stop cancers

Researchers reveal how chemicals in some vegetables can prevent bowel cancer.

Surgeons' warning over Botox on High Street

It comes after Superdrug said it would start offering the treatment in one of its stores.

Effects of psychedelic DMT 'similar to near-death experiences'

Near-death experiences are caused by changes in how the brain operates, say researchers.

Mum battling rare form of dementia at the age of 33

Rachel's daughter Brooke, eight, will have to wait until she is 18 to be tested for the condition.

Cystic fibrosis boy, 8, urges firm to lower Orkambi drug price

Luis Walker, 8, wrote to Vertex Pharmaceuticals saying Orkambi would make him "feel much better".

Baby boxes accepted by 85% of Scottish parents

In the first year of the programme 52,065 baby boxes were gifted to parents of newborns.

Babies in prams 'exposed to more pollution'

Infants in prams can be exposed to up to 60% more pollution than adults, a study suggests.

Poor hospital discharge process puts patients 'at risk'

Professionals must take more responsibility and spend more time talking to families, a report says.

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