Eilidh Johnstone is in training to join a visually-impaired skiing team and has big ambitions.
Four-year-old Tia Foster-Price has a condition called epidermolysis bullosa (EB). It means her mum Anne Marie has to treat her skin and pop her blisters every day – and it stops her running around with her friends. Anne Marie says she thinks: “Is she going to die this year? Is she going to live?” But […]
Image copyright Thinkstock Doctors in Newcastle have been given the first UK licence to create babies from two women and one man, the fertility regulator says. The advanced form of IVF will be used to prevent children dying from genetic diseases. The team at the Newcastle Fertility Centre said it was “good news” and a […]
Media captionBritish scientists claim major advance in TB treatment British scientists have made a world-first breakthrough in the diagnosis of tuberculosis. Researchers in Oxford and Birmingham say they can isolate different strains of the disease using a process called genome sequencing. It means patients who may have waited months to get the right drugs can […]