Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatment

Marisha Chaplin, 26, and Jon Hibbs, 29, who met while undergoing cancer treatment, had already had a daughter through IVF but could not afford a second round. A band of social media mums secretly raised £2,000 for the couple, despite never having met them

Crowdfunding: UK couple have baby after Facebook group funds IVF treatmentA couple who underwent IVF treatment paid for by friends from a Facebook group have had a baby girl. Marisha Chaplin gave birth to Isla on Saturday via Caesarean section. The new mother-of-two, from Cotgrave, Nottinghamshire, said she broke the news to members of the Facebook group as soon as she could. “I messaged them […]

How aspirin and omega-3 may reduce cancer risk, finds UK study

Participants who took aspirin for a year had 22 per cent fewer polyps overall, including on the right side of the large bowel, which is more difficult to monitor through colonoscopy, than those who took a placebo

How aspirin and omega-3 may reduce cancer risk, finds UK studyColon cancer develops from polyps or abnormal growths of tissue within the colon. Many of these polyps are benign, but some can lead to cancerous tumours. Doctors identify precancerous polyps through colonoscopies that allow them to detect visible abnormalities in the large bowel. In a new clinical trial, dubbed the seAFOod Trial, specialists from the […]