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Cancer doctor 'could have abused up to 800 children'

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:56:24 GMT

Dr Myles Bradbury abused patients in his care aged as young as eight and hundreds of other families have been warned that their children could be victims






SMA: 'I want to say that it isn't all doom and gloom'

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 06:30:52 GMT

Sarah Wilson, whose sons suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, 'will never understand' the actions of a woman on trial for killing her children with the illness, she tells Antonia Hoyle






How to train your teenager: from sloppy to stand-out

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:10:27 GMT

Following the news that the head of Ofsted thinks teenagers are sloppy and lazy, we look at what you can do to help pull your teenager out of it






'I was so stressed about my son's autism that my hair fell out'

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:02:05 GMT

A major new study by Scope has found that parents of disabled children are suffering emotionally due to a lack of support. Here, one mother tells her story






More than half of British parents with disabled children admit to taking antidepressants

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:00:03 GMT

Shocking new figures showing that parents of disabled children are suffering from extreme stress and isolation, have prompted charity Scope to launch a new online community. Claire Cohen reports






Allergies: meal times 'used to be Russian roulette'

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:20:58 GMT

Doctors and patients are marking the 20th anniversary of a campaign to cut deaths from allergies. But the danger isn't over yet, finds Ruth Wood






When a child's aching knee could mean something more serious than growing pains

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:10:14 GMT

Danish researchers now think that for some children 'growing pains' in the knee could indicate that a child is at risk of osteoarthritis in later life, says Victoria Lambert






Proton treatment saved our son - why did NHS deny Ashya?

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 06:00:30 GMT

Alex Barnes's story has given fresh hope to the family of Ashya King, says Robert Mendinck






The treatment saved our son - why did the NHS deny it to Ashya?

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 06:00:30 GMT

Alex Barnes's story has given fresh hope to the family of Ashya King, says Robert Mendinck






'My daughter refused to go to school - for five years'

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 17:05:49 GMT

As schools restart, a mother recalls the struggle she had to persuade her daughter to attend






Proton Therapy Centre: 'We're ready to treat Ashya King'

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 06:00:50 GMT

Victoria Lambert visits the Proton Therapy Centre in Prague to hear about its pioneering cancer-treating techniques






Pupils must follow 'five-a-day' rule to boost mental health

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 05:00:47 GMT

The headmaster of Highgate School in London says that children need to be given more structure to their life - including a ban on computers in the bedroom - to improve their mental health

Pupils must follow 'five-a-day' rule to boost mental health

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 05:00:47 GMT

The headmaster of Highgate School in London says that children need to be given more structure to their life - including a ban on computers in the bedroom - to improve their mental health






How to get divorced in style

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:25:49 GMT

Following news that a resort in New York State is offering "luxury divorces", we ask how else couples can divorce in style






One-in-10 girls subjected to sexual abuse worldwide, Unicef finds

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 09:09:03 GMT

New report also find six-in-10 children worldwide, or almost 1 billion, between the ages of two and 14 are regularly subjected to physical punishment






Fifth of child deaths are preventable

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 05:30:11 GMT

Each year around 1,000 children's deaths in England and Wales could be prevented, according to a new study






Mystery donor offers to fund Ashya's proton beam cancer treatment

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 07:16:26 GMT

The charity set up an online page after hearing of the King family's anguish and says it has been inundated with donations. In the first 24 hours it raised £30,000






Prague hospital ready to treat Ashya King as family set to be reunited

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:18:00 GMT

Proton clinic in Prague confirms it has received Ashya King's medical notes as his parents are set to be reunited with their son






Stop this hounding of innocents abroad

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:40:28 GMT

The Ashya King story shows why Britain must abandon the European Arrest Warrant, says Jacob Rees-Mogg






Arrest warrant for Ashya King's parents being reviewed, says Theresa May

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:57:03 GMT

The Home Secretary says that the Crown Prosecution Service is reviewing the arrest warrant for the parents of gravely ill Ashya King amid growing outrage over their treatment






Ashya King's doctors signal U-turn over proton therapy

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:11:54 GMT

Doctors who treated five-year-old Ashya King are now considering Proton treatment parents asked for as Boris Johnson puts pressure on prosecutors to drop the case






Ashya King should be treated in Britain

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:30:22 GMT

Dr Max Pemberton, who has worked with child cancer patients, can understand the torment Ashya's parents are going through, but says his doctors really do know best






Ashya King: no time to waste

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:10:03 GMT

Telegraph View: legal wrangling involving children is always painful. How much more painful when the child is likely to have little time left to live






Ashya King's brother: 'We're afraid for his health'

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:13:24 GMT

Naveed King, the brother of Ashya King, the boy with a brain tumour taken from hospital by his parents, says in an interview with Channel 4 News that he fears his health may deteriorate






Plaque attack: Close up images of teeth reveal what lives in your mouth

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:11:44 GMT

Close up images of teeth and toothbrushes reveal what lives in your mouth