Statins: How a 40p statin can stop deadly form of blood poisoning

How a 40p statin can stop deadly form of blood poisoning By Pat Hagan PUBLISHED: 03:51 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:51 GMT, 15 January 2013 Drugs taken by around seven million people in Britain to lower cholesterol could also stop a deadly form of blood poisoning in its tracks.

Twice as many patients dying because of poor care after operations than previously thought

Twice as many patients are dying because of poor care after operations than previously thought Death rate higher in Britain than countries such as Finland and EstoniaNearly four in 100 people having common forms of surgery die as a resultPatients are dying from blood poisoning, kidney failure and heart attacks | UPDATED: 06:59 GMT, 21 September 2012 Sloppy NHS care after operations is costing the lives of thousands of patients, research shows.

Professional footballer"s daughter, 17 months, dies on holiday of rare blood infection.

Professional footballer's daughter, 17 months, dies from rare blood infection just hours after showing symptoms on holiday Toddler's mother said her daughter showed no symptoms the night before she died | UPDATED: 11:55 GMT, 14 June 2012 The 17-month-old daughter of a professional footballer has died from a rare blood infection during a family holiday to Lanzarote.