Toxic hip implants sold by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary 'which knew for THREE YEARS that they could be dangerous' DePuy marketed metal-on-metal implants 'despite surgeon's warnings'Hips failed after 2.5 yrs far more regularly than other models, tests foundThey were suspected of causing potentially toxic metal to get into bloodRevelations on warnings come in Los Angeles compensation court case year the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued an alert to the NHS on a wide range of 'metal on metal' implants, saying there was a ‘small risk’ they could cause complications in patients.
“Fans didn”t make our jobs any easier”: Most senior Hillsborough policeman still serving continues to blame Liverpool supporters despite damning reportPressure building on Sir Norman Bettison to quit as chief constable of West Yorkshire Police, as he was a senior officer at South Yorkshire Police in 1989
Five-fold jump in IVF donors as payment for eggs rises to 750The recession will further help fuel the rise in the number of women coming forward, claim campaigners | UPDATED: 21:56 GMT, 30 March 2012 The payment to women donating their eggs for use in IVF will triple from 250 to 750 tomorrow.
Pill that left a generation blighted by cancer: Women took it to prevent the agony of miscarriage, now their children are paying a terrible price | UPDATED: 23:24 GMT, 12 March 2012 Victim: Heather's rare cervical cancer was linked to the drug DES Heather Justice was just 25 when cervical cancer struck.
Grandmother has stomach removed after doctors wrongly diagnose her with deadly tumour Patient”s lawyer claims mistake “wasn”t an individual human error but involved a team of clinicians” A pensioner whose stomach was mistakenly removed by surgeons has received a compensation payout A pensioner whose stomach was mistakenly removed by surgeons has received a substantial compensation payout. The 74-year-old grandmother from Rugeley, Staffordshire, was misdiagnosed with stomach cancer in 2004 and underwent major surgery to have the supposedly life-threatening tumour removed. But medics later discovered that the operation was unnecessary as test results taken at Cannock Chase and Stafford General hospitals had been wrongly interpreted and the mass was benign