Organic no better than produce grown with pesticides, say Stanford University scientists

Expensive organic food isn't healthier and no safer than produce grown with pesticides, finds biggest study of its kindStanford University team find no evidence of added health benefitsAlso found customers aren't always getting pesticide free produce when they buy organic | UPDATED: 22:45 GMT, 3 September 2012 It comes at a premium price, but it seems organic food may not be worth shelling out for.

Cystic fibrosis often forces by toddler twins apart, reveals mother

Cystic fibrosis forces toddler twins apart – in case they pass life-threatening infections to each other, reveals mother Parents did not realise they were carriers of the lung condition | UPDATED: 16:21 GMT, 5 April 2012 Toddler twins Isobel and Alexander love to spend time together – but they must often stay apart in case they give each other life-threatening infections.

Hundreds of transplant patients at risk from killer germ after donor organs were contaminated

Hundreds of transplant patients at risk from killer germ after donor organs contaminatedBacillus cereus bacterium found in the fluid used to transport organs from donors to recipients Effects of the bug include vomiting, stomach cramps and – in rare cases – deathExperts say there is no choice but to continue using the contaminated solution as there is no alternative | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 30 March 2012 Hundreds of transplant patients could be at risk of potentially fatal infections after the chemical used to preserve donor organs was contaminated with bacteria.

High street nasal spray recalled amid contamination fears

High street nasal spray recalled amid contamination fears Two batches of Sterimar Isotonic infected with bacteriaMaker insist there is no immediate health threatSymptoms include fever and discoloured mucus It is believed 3,168 units of Sterimar Isotonic have been affected Thousands of packets of a high street nasal spray are being withdrawn amid safety fears that they could be contaminated with harmful bacteria. It is believed 3,168 units of Sterimar Isotonic, a seawater solution which helps breathing, have been affected. The breathing aid can be bought online and at high street retailers such as Boots priced at 6.75 for an 100ml bottle

Stepping Hill hospital deaths: Male nurse arrested amid fears 4th patient has become victim

Police arrest male nurse, 46, at saline poisoning hospital amid fears FOURTH patient has become victim Death of 82-year-old at Stepping Hill Hospital on New Year's Eve is being investigatedSuspect held in separate inquiry after medical records tampered with A 46-year-old male nurse has been arrested by Greater Manchester Police investigating the poisoning of patients at Stepping Hill Hospital.