The Food Standards Agency says raw and lightly cooked eggs, with the British Lion mark stamp, are safe.
Image copyright Science Photo Library When parents tell a child that he or she was conceived from a donated egg, or donated sperm, it can come as quite a shock. After Elaine Chong wrote about donating her eggs to help other couples have a child, two readers got in touch to explain how the revelation […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Age-related macular degeneration affects more than 600,000 people in the UK Health chiefs face a legal fight over plans to give a cheap drug to patients with a debilitating eye condition. Twelve clinical commissioning groups (CCG) in the north of England want to offer Avastin to people with wet […]
A team of medical clinicians and computer scientists have teamed up to create an app designed to spot early signs of pancreatic cancer. The disease, which killed Apple’s co-founder Steve Jobs, is one of the hardest types of cancer to treat, but detecting and treating it early can make a big difference to survival rates. […]