Dwarfism drug aims to boost healthy growth

Image copyright Jenn Short Scientists hope a new type of medication could boost healthy growth in children born with dwarfism. Sam Short, nine, from south London has been on the treatment for three years as part of an international trial. It is experimental but experts hope the drug can stop some of the medical complications […]

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Listeria outbreak: Derbyshire man named as victim

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Five people have died after nine cases linked to pre-packed sandwiches and salads eaten by patients were confirmed A cancer patient whose death has been linked to the listeria outbreak has been named. Ian Hitchcock, 52, was being treated at Derby’s Royal Hospital after being diagnosed with liver cancer last […]

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