Health Headlines: Supersize ambulances, DIY veins and mentally ill MP law change

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Supersize ambulances - BBC
Some patients are so fat that ambulance bosses have had to revamp their fleets to cope, the BBC has learned. Fat patients 'prompts ambulance fleet revamp'

DIY veins - The Mail
Human veins have been grown in a laboratory in a breakthrough that could revolutionise heart bypass surgery for tens of thousands of Britons each year. The DIY veins that could transform heart surgery: Breakthrough for bypass operations could also help kidney patients

Mentally ill MPs - The Telegraph
MPs who are sectioned for more than six months will no longer be automatically disqualified from Parliament, Nick Clegg has promised as part of a plan to end the stigma attached to mental illness. Clegg pledges to repeal law disqualifying mentally ill MPs



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