Latest Daniel De Gale Stories

2008-09-12 12:00:35

HEALTH SECRETARY Alan Johnson was today opening the UK's first combined stem cell research centre and bank. The Anthony Nolan Cell Therapy Centre in Nottingham is being hailed as a lifeline for those suffering blood diseases, such as leukaemia.

2008-09-01 21:00:33

By JM Brown CORRESPONDENT Even though chemotherapy often leaves her weak, Michelle Maykin is armed with a powerful weapon whenever she sets out to convince potential donors to join a national bone marrow registry -- her beaming face. "It makes a difference when you can say, 'Here's Michelle.

2008-08-27 12:01:29

By Eric Kurhi In the driver's seat of his miniature orange NASCAR-style racer, little Stephon Cinsear Williams is hell on wheels.

2008-08-14 00:00:44

By Joe Lane David Weaving is urging people to sign up to help leukaemia sufferer Henry Scot-Simmonds. Describing his own experiences as a stem cell donor, the British Gas worker from Fiddler's Green in Cheltenham said the process was painless and straightforward.

2008-07-15 18:00:31

PASSENGERS flying with a budget airline are being encouraged to donate their loose change to help recruit life-saving donors for a leading charity. Leukaemia charity the Anthony Nolan Trust has teamed up with easyJet to help save hundreds of lives throughout Europe.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.