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'Ban tackling in school rugby' for safety, experts demand

But a World Rugby spokesman says there is no new evidence to challenge the current position.

Doctors warn of rare but serious liposuction complication

A 45-year-old woman was affected by a condition called fat embolism syndrome after the procedure.

Bath Spa University 'blocks transgender research'

It was feared studying people who reversed gender reassignment surgery could be "politically incorrect".

£1.4m mental health project to help school pupils

A trial is launched to help pupils showing early signs of anxiety, depression or self-harm.

'My baby is allergic to milk'

Tammy worries that her baby's allergy to milk protein damaged their bond.

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.

Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes 'cut herself daily'

Dame Kelly Holmes won gold in the 800m and 1,500m in Athens in 2004, but had suffered with injury.

Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease

An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.

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