Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage that could lead to dangerous changes in some cells.
A health-care worker has been arrested on suspicion of murdering eight babies and trying to kill another six at a hospital neonatal unit in northwest England.
Agreement had granted the government permission to seek details on people if there were questions about their immigration status, an arrangement slammed by British medical organizations as a violation of doctor-patient privilege.
To track down people in Britain who may have broken immigration rules, the government is turning to a new and controversial source of information: doctors.
Despite dire forecasts surrounding Brexit, the U.K. has had a strikingly good year. Leaving the EU may well boil down to far less, economically, than anyone thought.
Instagram has come a long way since its $ 1 billion acquisition by Facebook nearly six years ago. No longer is it a funky photo-sharing app for friends: It now offers video, advertisers are courted en masse, and it has become a major platform for brand and celebrities. But Instagram is also emerging as a significant ecommerce tool […]
A fledgling augmented reality (AR) startup launched out of stealth today backed by $ 17 million in funding from some big names in the venture capital (VC) world. London-based Blue Vision Labs has today announced a fresh $ 14.5 million series A investment round led by Alphabet’s VC arm GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from exist…Read […]
This winter, a daily drip of grim stories from Britain’s health care system has triggered a flood of alarm.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has given one of her cabinet ministers the task of coming up with a national strategy to combat loneliness in the U.K.
GUEST: People use chatbots to find homes, interact with their favorite brands, and schedule appointments. Many consumers are onboard with using chatbots to gather instant, personalized information. In many cases, chatbots are the first point of contact for individuals who feel unwell and need to decide whether to head to the doctor. As this technology becomes […]