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Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’

Media captionSevere bleeding after childbirth is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide A cheap drug has been shown to stop women bleeding…

Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb

Premature lambs kept alive in ‘plastic bag’ womb

Image copyright Partridge, E. A. et al. / Nature Communications Image caption The premature lambs matured and grew a wool Scientists have been…

Alcohol binge can upset heart’s rhythm, say researchers

Alcohol binge can upset heart’s rhythm, say researchers

Image copyright Getty Images Drinking lots of alcohol in a short space of time will not only get you drunk but may also…

Mental health care cuts in England ‘to total £4.5m’

Mental health care cuts in England ‘to total £4.5m’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption NHS England said in February 2016 it had identified the need to invest an additional £1bn in…

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can help boost brain power Doing moderate exercise several…

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Moderate physical exercise such as cycling or jogging can help boost brain power Doing moderate exercise several…

Welsh patient waits four years to leave hospital

Welsh patient waits four years to leave hospital

Image copyright Getty Images A hospital patient has been waiting nearly four years to leave hospital after being declared fit for discharge. The…

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Image copyright PA, AFP Boris Johnson has used his first intervention in the election campaign to mount the Conservatives’ most personal attack yet on Jeremy Corbyn. Writing in…

Image copyright PA Labour-led councils build more homes than Conservative-led councils, the shadow housing secretary John Healey has said, as he promised to take “big steps” to deal…

Image copyright PA, AFP Boris Johnson has used his first intervention in the election campaign to mount the Conservatives’ most personal attack yet on Jeremy Corbyn. Writing in…

Media captionThe Labour leader addressed a series of questions from members of the public to the prime minister Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clashed over the “choice” facing…

Media captionThe Labour leader addressed a series of questions from members of the public to the prime minister Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clashed over the “choice” facing…

Image copyright AFP Theresa May has met the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator for talks in Downing Street in the run-up to a crucial summit of the remaining 27…

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100 days: America in a time of Trump

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US parks may lose federal protection

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Trump seeks tax windfall for business

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First bison calves born in Banff National Park in 140 years

Image copyright Adam Zier-Vogel/Parks Canada Image caption This calf’s first steps in Banff’s backcountry are part of a project to reintroduce wild bison The first bison calves to…

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Spurs beat Palace to keep up the pressure on Chelsea

Spurs beat Palace to keep up the pressure on Chelsea

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Kirk Merritt dismissed from Texas A&M football team – Chron.com

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Brexit: Chancellor Merkel warns UK on scope of talks with EU

Image copyright Reuters Image caption German MPs frequently applauded Ms Merkel’s points about Brexit German Chancellor…