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More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

September 13, 2017 12:24 am0 comments
More pregnant women to get Group B Strep treatment

All pregnant women who go into labour too soon should be given antibiotics to protect their baby from a potentially deadly infection called Group B Strep (GBS), say new guidelines. Hundreds of newborn babies a year in the UK catch it. With prompt treatment, most can make a full recovery. […]

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Sigurdsson stunner sees Everton into Europa group stage

August 24, 2017 9:58 pm0 comments
Sigurdsson stunner sees Everton into Europa group stage

Gylfi Sigurdsson marked his first Everton start with a stunning 50-yard strike as Ronald Koeman’s side reached the Europa League group stage at the expense of Hajduk Split. Leading 2-0 from the first leg, Everton hopes looked shaky when Josip Radosevic unleashed a wonderful, swerving shot from 35 yards beyond […]

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Champions League: Tottenham drawn against holders Real Madrid in group stage

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Champions League: Tottenham drawn against holders Real Madrid in group stage

Tottenham will face holders Real Madrid in the group stage of the Champions League. Spurs have been drawn in Group H alongside Spanish side Real, German giants Borussia Dortmund and Apoel. The draw pits the Premier League runners-up against Wales winger Gareth Bale, who left Spurs for Real in a […]

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Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

August 22, 2017 11:10 am0 comments
Celtic through to Champions League group stage after scare

Celtic completed an 8-4 aggregate win to reach the Champions League group stage despite losing in Astana. Leading 5-0 from the first leg, Brendan Rodgers’ side fell behind on the night when Dimitri Shomko’s shot was diverted into the net by Kristoffer Ajer. Scott Sinclair’s stylish curling shot gave Celtic […]

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Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

May 10, 2017 3:27 am0 comments
Tough draw for England, Ireland & Scotland in same group at 2019 World Cup

England have been drawn with France and Argentina in a tough Pool C for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Scotland and Ireland are in Pool A, alongside the hosts. Wales will face Australia in a repeat of the 2015 tournament, where both sides beat hosts England to qualify […]

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Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

April 30, 2017 8:28 am0 comments
Non-O blood group 'linked to higher heart attack risk'

People with a non-O blood group have a slightly increased risk of heart attack and stroke, research suggests. Scientists say it could be because higher levels of a blood-clotting protein is present in people with A, B and AB blood. The findings could help doctors better understand who is at […]

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Aimee was left disabled after contracting Group B Strep

March 4, 2017 11:34 pm0 comments
Aimee was left disabled after contracting Group B Strep

Campaigners are calling for all mums to be screened for Group B Strep in a bid to help save lives and prevent babies being left with disabilities. Early Onset Group B Strep is a bacteria carried by mums which can be passed onto babies. In most cases it is harmless, […]

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Seven things we spotted in the Oscars group photo

February 7, 2017 12:24 pm0 comments
Seven things we spotted in the Oscars group photo

This year’s Oscars “class photo” has been released – and as usual there are several quirks and questionable outfits. The picture sees 163 of this year’s nominees gathered together and smiling away, but zoom in and there is a whole lot more going on. Here are just seven of the […]

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Civil liberties group ACLU seeks help using anti-Trump donations

February 1, 2017 3:31 am0 comments
Civil liberties group ACLU seeks help using anti-Trump donations

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is turning to Silicon Valley after receiving a surge in funds from opponents of US President Donald Trump. The non-profit organisation received $ 24m (£19m) last weekend after a controversial immigration order was issued on Friday. ACLU is teaming up with Y Combinator – […]

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Arsenal thrash Basel and top Champions League group

December 6, 2016 7:41 pm0 comments
Arsenal thrash Basel and top Champions League group

Arsenal finished top of Champions League Group A thanks to a Lucas Perez hat-trick in Basel and Paris St-Germain’s draw with Ludogorets Razgrad. PSG would have sealed top spot with victory, with anything less allowing in the Gunners, who took control through two Perez tap-ins. Perez drove in his third […]

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