NHS gives green light for the 1.40-a-day heart pill Ivabradine which cuts deaths by at least 17 per cent

NHS green light for 1.40-a-day heart pill that could save lives of thousands of suffering from common heart condition | UPDATED: 00:12 GMT, 7 August 2012 Approved: The pill will cost less than 10 a week A pill costing only 1.40-a-day that could save the lives of thousands suffering from a common heart condition is set to be approved for NHS use.

ALL metal hip joints "must be banned": Failure rate "four times higher than other types"

ALL metal hip joints 'must be banned': Failure rate 'four times higher than other types' | UPDATED: 07:46 GMT, 13 March 2012 Experts are demanding that metal-on-metal hip replacements are banned after finding ‘unequivocal’ evidence of their poor performance.

Toxic metal hip implants "could affect thousands more people than PIP breast scandal"

Toxic metal hip implants 'could affect thousands more people than PIP breast scandal'UK regulators knew of risks but did not warn doctors and patients, alleges BMJ investigationMHRA announces most patients with metal-on-metal hips should have regular MRI scans By Claire Bates Last updated at 3:38 PM on 28th February 2012 Angry: Former gymnast Penny Brown, 51, had her ASR metal-on-metal implant removed in September 2011.