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24 October 2014 Last updated at 13:00 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website The console where the heart is “reactivated” is being called the heart-in-a-box machine Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using … Continue reading
25 October 2014 Last updated at 00:27 Brain tumours are often solid and hard to reach so stem cells are an effective way of targeting them Scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a way of turning stem cells into … Continue reading
24 October 2014 Last updated at 22:17 Hannah Graham was born in Reading, England, and moved to the US with her parents when she was five Authorities in Virginia have identified the remains of a British-born university student who disappeared … Continue reading
25 October 2014 Last updated at 00:01 The cost of getting a driving licence is being cut following a recent public consultation, the government says. The fee for drivers applying for a provisional driving licence online will fall from £50 … Continue reading
25 October 2014 Last updated at 01:45 Johann Lamont has quit as leader of the Scottish Labour Party after accusing the UK party leadership of treating Scotland as a “branch office”. A Scottish party source said Ms Lamont had “had … Continue reading
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, … Continue reading
MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) – A student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, apparently after a fight with fellow students, authorities said. The … Continue reading
SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) – Two California sheriff’s deputies were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said. The two suspects, described on Twitter by the … Continue reading
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