Men who have daughters after the age of 50 are "twice as likely to have a grandchild with autism"

Men who have daughters after the age of 50 are 'twice as likely to have a grandchild with autism' Sons of older fathers are also more likely to have children with the conditionOlder parents might be responsible for the growing number of autistic children, say researchers Genetic risks caused by age can skip generations By Jenny Hope Medical Correspondent PUBLISHED: 20:07 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 20:07 GMT, 20 March 2013 Men who have daughters when they are over 50 have almost double the risk of a grandchild being diagnosed with autism.

NHS diabetes care "lottery": Thousands could face blindness, strokes and death because of variations in treatment

1m an hour 'lottery' of NHS diabetes care: Thousands face complications including blindness, strokes and even death because of 'shocking' variations in treatmentFailures are leading to premature deaths according to Parliamentary groupAlmost half of sufferers not getting nine recommended annual checks By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:21 GMT, 20 March 2013 Thousands of people with diabetes are being failed by ‘shocking variations’ in NHS treatment, warn MPs.

1m an hour "lottery" of NHS diabetes care: Thousands face complications including blindness, strokes and even death because of…

1m an hour 'lottery' of NHS diabetes care: Thousands face complications including blindness, strokes and even death because of 'shocking' variations in treatmentFailures are leading to premature deaths according to Parliamentary groupAlmost half of sufferers not getting nine recommended annual checks By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:31 GMT, 20 March 2013 Thousands of people with diabetes are being failed by ‘shocking variations’ in NHS treatment, warn MPs.

A THIRD of family doctors fail to talk to dying patients about their wishes, says a study.

Third of GPs failing to talk about dying patients' last wishes By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:58 GMT, 14 May 2012 | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 14 May 2012 A third of family doctors fail to talk to dying patients about their wishes, says a study.

Gene test that could predict breast cancer years before it strikes

Gene test that could predict breast cancer years before it strikes Risk of developing breast cancer can double in women whose genes are altered by environmental factorsBlood test could be used to identify those most at riskAverage risk of developing breast cancer is one in nine over course of a lifetime By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 04:55 GMT, 1 May 2012 | UPDATED: 08:34 GMT, 1 May 2012 A genetic test could help predict breast cancer many years before it develops, scientists claim.

My breast implants have given me cancer: In a chilling twist to the scandal over implants made with mattress filling, one woman"s disturbing…

My breast implants have given me cancer: In a chilling twist to the scandal over implants made with mattress filling, one woman's disturbing claim By Jenny Johnston PUBLISHED: 20:25 GMT, 20 April 2012 | UPDATED: 00:51 GMT, 22 April 2012 Susan Grieve somehow manages a laugh, albeit a brittle one, as she reveals she is still paying for the breast implants she had nearly six years ago.

Why keyhole surgery may not be your best choice

Why keyhole surgery may not be your best choice By Jenny Hudson PUBLISHED: 22:53 GMT, 12 March 2012 | UPDATED: 22:53 GMT, 12 March 2012 When Dr William Davis was told he’d need surgery for prostate cancer, he hoped to have it done using a keyhole procedure and chose urologist Alan Doherty, a surgeon renowned as a pioneer of the keyhole technique.