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Hospitals ‘failing’ on genetic bowel cancer test

Image copyright Sutton family Image caption Stephen Sutton had Lynch syndrome and died of bowel cancer aged 19 in 2014 More than 80% of NHS hospitals in England are failing to test bowel cancer patients for the genetic condition Lynch syndrome, according to the charity Bowel Cancer UK. The condition …

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Man has ‘world’s worst’ super-gonorrhoea

Image copyright Getty Images A man in the UK has caught the world’s “worst-ever” case of super-gonorrhoea. He had a regular partner in the UK, but picked up the superbug after a sexual encounter with a woman in South East Asia. Public Health England says it is the first time …

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