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19 October 2011 Last updated at 17:21 ET
IQ 'can change in teenage years'
The mental ability of teenagers can improve or decline on a far greater scale than previously thought, according to new research.
Egg donor compensation to rise
The UK's fertility watchdog has agreed to triple the compensation given to women who donate eggs to help infertile couples to have a child.
Swine flu linked to stillbirths
Babies born to mothers who contracted the swine flu virus faced a much greater risk of being stillborn according to a new study
Botswana call to change gay laws
Malaria vaccine trial raises hope
Ruling 'threatens stem cell work'
EU rules 'put patients at risk'
Climate 'grave' security threat
Malaria deaths fall 20% in decade
Bacterium linked to bowel cancer
Switch clue to pregnancy problems
Low birthweight 'link to autism'
Obesity 'harms teen girls more'
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18:16 UK time, Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Some much-anticipated results have come in from a major trial of a vaccine against malaria. They are encouraging, but there are some questions unresolved.
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Antenatal advice 'perpetuates C-section myths'
It is claimed pregnant women are not given a realistic picture of having a C-section - so many end up with "unnecessary" feelings of regret and failure.
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