Cancer will no longer be "a death sentence": DNA-based treatment to transform lives within 10 years

Cancer will no longer be 'a death sentence': DNA-based treatment to transform lives within 10 years, say scientists Scientists 'close to radical technique to develop personalised treatments'Want to sequence DNA of tumours in patients to deliver tailored treatmentCould help patients to carry on for a decade in relatively good healthHopes that cancer could become a chronic disease rather than a killer It would pave way for radical forms of diagnosis, surveillance and therapy By Ben Spencer PUBLISHED: 04:17 GMT, 29 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:28 GMT, 29 January 2013 Cancer will become a manageable condition rather than a death sentence within a decade, experts boldly predicted yesterday.

Exposed, the "small-time drug pusher" chemists running black market in Valium and Viagra

Exposed, the 'small-time drug pusher' chemists running black market in Valium and Viagra London chemists found to be selling antibiotics and drugs like Valium and opiates without a prescriptionResearchers also bought temazepam – a potentially lethal sleeping tablet if wrongly usedShadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham said high street pharmacists were 'acting like small time drug pushers' | UPDATED: 23:55 GMT, 17 December 2012 Rogue chemists have been accused of acting like ‘small-time drug-pushers’ after they were discovered selling anti-depressants, sleeping pills and Viagra on the black market.

Stacey Lockhurst avoids jail after keeping dog in squalid cage with no food or water

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Dog owner, 27, starved her German Shepherd puppy in tiny cage with no food or water for SEVEN MONTHS (but she”s avoided jail) WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Kent woman Stacey Lockhurst got suspended jail termKept puppy Jack in cage surrounded by his own wasteRSPCA said it”s one of “worst cruelty cases ever seen”

Cancer of the pancreas: How does it feel to live with a death sentence for 7 months – then find it was a mistake?

How does it feel to live with a death sentence for 7 months – then find it was a mistake | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 20 August 2012 On his 50th birthday in July, post office manager Andy Goode went surfing in Cornwall with his wife Kate, 47, their daughter Rachel, 11, and a group of close friends.

Why a daily aspirin could have saved Bee Gee Robin: Breakthrough for families living with "death sentence" bowel cancer gene

Why a daily aspirin could have saved Bee Gee Robin: Breakthrough for families living with 'death sentence' bowel cancer gene | UPDATED: 22:16 GMT, 2 June 2012 Tributes are still pouring in for Robin Gibb, one of the world’s finest singer/songwriters, who died last month aged 62.

Catherine took two painkillers for her bad back and just hours later she was dead – because her GP had prescribed TEN TIMES the correct dose

Catherine took two painkillers for her bad back and just hours later she was dead – because her GP had prescribed TEN TIMES the correct dose | UPDATED: 00:57 GMT, 14 May 2012 When Catherine Rodger swallowed the usual two painkillers for her bad back, it was just part of her bedtime routine.

Chinese girl, 9, gives birth to health baby boy

Chinese girl, 9, becomes one of world”s youngest mothers after giving birth to a baby boy By Richard Shears UPDATED: 12:44 GMT, 3 February 2010 A nine-year-old Chinese schoolgirl has become one of the world”s youngest mothers after giving birth to a healthy boy.