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Denis Campbell

Denis Campbell

    Curing epilepsy
    Curing epilepsy
    A pioneering new initiative at a British hospital is using MRI scans to assess whether children with epilepsy should have surgery.
    Test could warn of early menopause
    Test could warn of early menopause
    A genetic test could help women who delay motherhood then find they cannot conceive by identifying those who will go through the change of life early.
    Working around the clock can harm your ticker
    Working around the clock can harm your ticker
    Working excessive hours is thought to damage cardiovascular health by causing a person's heart rate and blood pressure to go up.
    Stem-cell tourism on the rise as swindlers cash in
    Stem-cell tourism on the rise as swindlers cash in
    Despite the lack of reliable evidence underpinning the treatments being offered, the number of people resorting to stem-cell tourism is growing.
    Call for heart pills at fast-food outlets
    Call for heart pills at fast-food outlets
    McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food outlets should offer diners free drugs to compensate for the risk of heart disease.
    The genetics dilemma facing doctors
    The genetics dilemma facing doctors
    A patient has an inherited illness that could put family members at risk -- but what if they're kept in the dark?
    New high in fortysomethings giving birth
    New high in fortysomethings giving birth
    Today's figures show the number of women giving birth at 40 or over has almost doubled in the past decade and almost tripled in the last 20 years.
    AA makes way for new ABC
    AA makes way for new ABC
    Joe Gerstein tells Denis Campbell why he rejects the myth that alcoholism is a 'disease' to be endured rather than cured.
    League 'is killing football'
    League 'is killing football'
    The "competitive balance" between the top clubs and the rest of the domestic leagues has been upset. The Champions League has created, in almost every country in Europe, an elite of rich clubs whose increasing dominance is turning their domestic title races into predictable turn-offs for fans.
    Glazer's secret goal
    Glazer's secret goal
    Ten years ago, English football was a different game. Fans could pay at the gate, grounds were often only two-thirds full, average attendance was 26 000 and not every Premiership stadium was all-seat. Sky Sports showed 40 live matches per season, and only on Sunday afternoons and Monday nights. But fast forward a decade and Malcolm Glazer's bid to buy Manchester United starts to make sense.
    Why Uefa's not a foreign body
    Why Uefa's not a foreign body
    Uefa is trying to stem the growing influx of "foreign" footballers by forcing clubs across Europe to have up to eight home-grown players on their books and a new maximum squad size of 25. The Uefa leadership has finally brought forward detailed proposals to counter what it regards as serious problems.