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Life-Changing Drugs Almost Nobody Can Afford

Episode 11: ‘The Six Million Dollar Claim’ Producer/Director Suzanne Hillinger Patients suffering from rare diseases who had little hope for a treatment now have access to life-changing medicines, thanks to pharmaceutical companies’ investment in so-called orphan drugs, which treat diseases that affect fewer than 200,000 people. But the increasing number of people who would benefit… Read More »

Surgeon warns of ‘life-changing’ water park and diving dangers

Holidaymakers should be aware of the dangers of diving into shallow water and the risks posed by water parks, a spinal surgeon has warned. “A moment of madness” can lead to major injuries and paralysis, which often can’t be reversed, says Evan Davies, from University Hospital Southampton. He recently operated on a patient who had… Read More »