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Taxpayer-funded drugs 'too expensive for patients’

Campaigners say UK taxpayers "effectively pay twice" for medicines, increasing NHS budget pressures.

Pollution linked to one in six deaths

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths each year worldwide, according to a report in The Lancet.

'Handful of changes' make cancer

It takes between one and 10 mutations to turn a healthy cell cancerous.

Ulster Hospital discrimination case over food allergies

Girls with "life-threatening" food allergies were exposed to food in an allergy clinic waiting room.