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Brigitte Nielsen on giving birth at 54: ‘I was trying until there were no embryos left’

Brigitte Nielsen on giving birth at 54: ‘I was trying until there were no embryos left’

n a restaurant on the Sunset Strip, a beaming Brigitte Nielsen pulls out her phone to show me a video of a dark-haired baby girl. This is Frida, the child Nielsen and her husband, Mattia Dessi, had…

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Teen has vaccinations after asking Reddit

Teen has vaccinations after asking Reddit

Ethan Lindenberger from Ohio asked social media site Reddit if he could have vaccines without parental consent. His mother would not give her permission, he wrote in the…

HEALTH

Breast cancer: Scan younger women at risk, charity says

Breast cancer: Scan younger women at risk, charity says

Younger women with a family history of breast cancer should receive annual screenings to pick up the disease earlier, a…

Fake Xanax: Anxiety drug deaths an ‘escalating crisis’

Fake Xanax: Anxiety drug deaths an ‘escalating crisis’

The coroner for Northern Ireland has called the rising number of deaths linked to fake versions of the anti-anxiety drug,…

Screen time ‘may harm toddlers’

Screen time ‘may harm toddlers’

Letting a toddler spend lots of time using screens may delay their development of skills such as language and sociability,…

He Jiankui: China condemns ‘baby gene editing’ scientist

He Jiankui: China condemns ‘baby gene editing’ scientist

China says the scientist who claims to have created the world’s first genetically edited babies last year acted illegally and…

Lens replacement led to ‘blind patches’, says artist

Lens replacement led to ‘blind patches’, says artist

An artist whose vision deteriorated after lens replacement surgery is one of dozens of people considering legal action against manufacturer,…

The athletes starving themselves for success

The athletes starving themselves for success

Anna Boniface seemed to have the world at her feet when finishing as the 2017 London Marathon’s fastest amateur female…

Namibia’s success in the fight against HIV

Namibia’s success in the fight against HIV

Harvey Davis comes to open the gate to his dusty, wind swept compound in the remote part of northern Namibia.…

Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

One of the world’s biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, has been accused of “staggering hypocrisy” over its new ad campaign…

Same-sex mice have babies

Same-sex mice have babies

Baby mice have been made with two mums and no dad, say researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. It…

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak: Anger at crowdfunding scheme

Zimbabwe cholera outbreak: Anger at crowdfunding scheme

Zimbabwe has launched a crowdfunding campaign to deal with an outbreak of cholera that has so far killed 25 people,…

Gene-editing hope for muscular dystrophy

Gene-editing hope for muscular dystrophy

Scientists have for the first time used gene-editing to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy in a large mammal, a significant step…

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

No alcohol safe to drink, global study confirms

Bad news for those who enjoy what they think is a healthy glass of wine a day. A large new…

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 41,000…

Vagina rejuvenating therapies ‘pose serious risk’

Vagina rejuvenating therapies ‘pose serious risk’

Women are being warned against risky cosmetic “rejuvenating” procedures to reshape and tighten the vagina. Experts say the “therapies”, offered…

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Teen has vaccinations after asking Reddit

Teen has vaccinations after asking Reddit

Ethan Lindenberger from Ohio asked social media site Reddit if he could have vaccines without parental consent. His mother would…