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The actress and director said she had the procedure after tests showed she was carrying a faulty version of the BRCA1 gene that greatly increased her risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.Cancer charities hailed her decision to talk about the surg
As their body defences weaken with time, the increasing susceptibility of men to disease shortens their lives, it is claimed.Life expectancy in the UK is 79 years for men and 82 for women, according to the World Health Organisation. In Japan, where the r
The Medical Practitioners' Tribunal Service hearing was expected to resume this morning.
Charity Diabetes UK Scotland, who published the research today, said the care available to diabetics from the NHS varies depending on where they live and the type of diabetes they have. The report came as health board managers were criticised for failing
A study, led by Professor Timothy D Mickleborough at Indiana University, USA, found the oil from mussels reduced dependence on inhalers by 83% and improved the lung function of asthmatics who suffer from exercise-induced attacks by 59%.
The young people's support worker, who is married with an 18-year-old daughter and 21-year-old son, made the decision because of a high prevalence of breast cancer in her family.Mrs Wilson's mother died of the disease in September 2002 aged 70, and four
While the 43-year-old was quick to point out that the issue doesn't "keep me awake at night", the North Berwick stalwart still harbours strong opinions on a matter that is back in the public eye with the all-male R&A's Open Championship...
The dismissal of Roberto Mancini meant that the beleaguered City - somehow downtrodden even in their reincarnation as the gilded nouveau riche - took to 14 the number of managers dispensed with during Sir Alex Ferguson's 26-and-a-half years at Manchester
Neither side coveted the Europa League trophy during this campaign, and other prizes continued to be their focus in the build-up to the final. There is glory at stake when the two sides meet, though, and that will be enough to shrug aside any anxieties.
The 21-year-old Kenyan defender, who has won the Clydesdale Bank Premier League young player of the year award, said the prospect of the Scottish champions winning a Champions League should not be dismissed."Look at a club like Dortmund," he...
Victor Wanyama invokes the example of Borussia Dortmund as he contemplates how Celtic could win a Champions League but he is far more persuasive in what he does not say, what his performances, presence and perhaps departure testify to the reality at Celt
The Fir Park No.1 will leave the club at the end of the Clydesdale Bank Premier League season after signing a two-year-deal with the St Andrew's club.Randolph kept 46 clean sheets in 136 appearances for Motherwell in a three-year spell at Fir Park. The 2
It is understood Ally McCoist, the manager, would look to offload Bocanegra, who is contracted until 2014, in the close season, and the player's agent, Lyle Yorks, says clubs in Major League Soccer, England and the continent have expressed an interest in
Blatter said he would call the Italian football federation, who he said had not been thorough enough in investigating Sunday's incident in the match at AC Milan. "They have not made any investigation," he said. "And to give a pecuniary...
They were inaccessible and overpriced, with lifelong fans of many sports talking furiously of betrayal. Denied seats at their sport, they were fobbed off with tickets for other events as the organisers sought high attendances to maximise revenue.
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