Medical Detection Dogs is working on a study to see if there are odour molecules linked to the neurological condition.Read the full story ›
A farmer from Bedfordshire has gone under the knife to save his younger cousin's life.Read the full story ›
A man from Bedfordshire has helped save the life of his cousin- by donating part of his liver.Read the full story ›
The Prime Minister has ordered an inquiry into the contaminated blood scandal that left 2,400 people dead.Read the full story ›
Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford has asked people to avoid A&E if possible.
A spokesperson for the Mid Essex Hospital Trust said:
"We are experiencing a very high demand for services at the A&E Department today, following consistent pressures over the last week, and our teams are working extremely hard attending to our patients. Please remember that A&E is for serious or life-threatening illnesses. For other health advice, please call 111."
A family from Norfolk whose 11 month old son died from an immune deficiency are campaigning for a new screening programme to help save the lives of other children.
James Thorndyke died of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency. His life could have been saved if he had a test which would have cost two pounds fifty.
His parents, Susie Ash and Justin Thorndyke, who live near Diss, have begun a petition which has already had more than five thousand signatures.
"This can be tested for at birth as part of the newborn heel prick screening that's already done. It's just another test and it's being done in loads of other countries at the moment. If it's diagnosed at birth and the baby has treatment before it ever gets poorly there's a 95% chance of survival."
More than 5,000 people are alive today because they have been helped by organ donation across the ITV Anglia regionRead the full story ›
A five-year-old boy from Isleham in Cambridgeshire has had his dream come true after spending a day as a US airpilot at RAF Mildenhall.
Jay Martin was diagnosed with brain cancer in January.
He's still undergoing chemotherapy, but that's not stopping him getting through his bucket list.
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83% of care homes in the East were rated good or outstanding- the best social care figures in the country.Read the full story ›
Smoking rates across the East of England have fallen since a ban on smoking in public places was introduced ten years ago.Read the full story ›