New 'smart' drug for breast cancer extends women's lives by almost six months Novel treatment also reduces toxic side effects including hair lossDrug combines Herceptin and a chemotherapy agent Campaigners say it offers 'precious lifeline' for those with most aggressive cancer | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 1 October 2012 A new ‘smart’ drug for breast cancer extends women’s lives by almost six months while reducing toxic side effects – including hair loss.
Snap happy! The moment adorable marmot got behind the lens of unattended camera. They”re often the subject of tourists and wildlife photographers” lenses, so it”s no wonder this adorable marmot decided to turn the tables.
Steroid inhalers 'can make children suffering from asthma shorter in adulthood' | UPDATED: 23:48 GMT, 3 September 2012 Children taking inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up being slightly shorter as adults than those not using the medication, say researchers.
Controversial pre-natal Down's syndrome testing gets go-ahead in Switzerland raising fears of a spike in abortions The test involves screening blood samples from the pregnant woman for the presence of foetal Down's syndrome | UPDATED: 14:25 GMT, 30 July 2012 A new prenatal test for Down's syndrome has been given the green light in Switzerland amid controversy over whether this will lead to more abortions.