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The Government has launched an appeal against a ruling that its controversial benefit cap unlawfully discriminates against lone parents with children under two. A High Court judge in London said earlier this year that ''real misery is being caused to no good purpose". Mr Justice Collins ruled in favour of…
Blood-thinning drugs may protect against dementia as well as stroke in people suffering from irregular heartbeat, new research suggests. A study found that patients being treated for atrial fibrillation (AF) were less likely to develop dementia if they were taking anticoagulants. Their risk was reduced by up to 48% compared…
Slave drivers and human traffickers have been allowed to carry on offending unchecked because of police failings, a watchdog report has warned. Cases are being shelved prematurely, investigations delayed by several months and clear signals of crimes missed, inspectors found. As a result of the shortcomings, those suffering at the…
The Government has taken more than a year to respond to a review outlining how to speed up NHS patients' access to innovative medicines, a charity has said. Muscular Dystrophy UK said that the Accelerated Access Review should be dubbed the "Delayed Access Review". The Government-commissioned review - which made…
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