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Gwynedd woman’s sight saved thanks to double eye transplant from ‘heroes she never knew’

A woman whose sight was saved thanks to a double eye transplant wants to encourage others to consider donating their organs. In 2012 Jennifer Jones, 29, was diagnosed with keratoconus – a serious eye condition which causes a cone-shaped bulge to

‘Trainspotting generation’ most likely to die from drug use

Trainspotting actors including Ewan McGregor, second left. Opiate overdoses accounted for more than half of all drug-related deaths last year. Photograph: Allstar/Channel 4 Films People in the “Trainspotting generation” are most likely to die from drug use, after a sharp rise in deaths

Is this the key to stopping cancer from spreading?

Divide and conquer – can metastasis be controlled? When a tumor migrates to another part of the body, it makes cancer much more difficult to beat. A recently published study, investigating a metabolite called 20-HETE, gives new insight into this process