Baby Jasper baffles doctors by being born with never-before-seen condition

The baby who's baffling doctors with a mystery condition they've never seen before Jasper Holt was born at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary on April 8He has a cleft palate, conjoined kidneys, a small jaw and cysts in his brainDoctors think condition may be unique and dubbed it 'Jasper's syndrome'It is now believed he has a chromosomal abnormality By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:11 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 15 April 2013 Doctors have been left baffled after a baby was born with a condition they had never seen before.

The stomach implant that could combat obesity by reducing hunger pangs

The stomach implant that could combat obesity by reducing hunger pangs New microchip could be alternative to weight-loss surgery, say researchers Attaches to nerve that controls appetite and sends electrical signals to brain These signals reduce the urge to eat and curb appetite, aiding weight loss Trials on humans could start within three years By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 15:45 GMT, 3 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:57 GMT, 3 April 2013 A microchip implanted in the stomach could be another way to tackle obesity, say scientists.

Women really DO get a "spare tyre" of fat after the menopause – putting them at higher risk of heart disease

Women really DO get a 'spare tyre' of fat after the menopause – putting them at higher risk of heart disease Women's bodies change shape after the menopause Before menopause, women store excess fat around their legs and hips; afterwards, around the middle But storing fat around the abdomen is riskier for health, raising the risk of heart disease and cancer By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 18:14 GMT, 28 March 2013 | UPDATED: 18:16 GMT, 28 March 2013 After the menopause women's shapes change to be more like those of men Women really are more likely to develop a 'spare tyre' around their waist after the menopause, say researchers.

Women who wax or shave their bikini lines are more likely to get a viral skin infection, warn doctors

Women who wax or shave their bikini lines are more likely to get skin infections, warn doctors 'Micro trauma' caused by shaving, waxing or scratching may aid the spread of pox virus Molluscum contagiumThe virus can be passed on through sex and the number of sexually transmitted cases is rising .

Toddler swallows 42 FRIDGE MAGNETS after mother leaves her in the kitchen for just a few minutes

Toddler swallows 42 FRIDGE MAGNETS after mother leaves him in the kitchen for just a few minutesMother left 16-month-old son by family fridge for matter of minutesRushed him to doctors for scan after realising all fridge magnets had gone X-ray revealed boy had swallowed dozens and he had emergency surgeryHe is now recovering as doctors warn parents to watch young children By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 11:04 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 14 February 2013 Parents of toddlers know that their curious young ones will put almost anything in their mouths as they explore the world.

British woman becomes first in the world to have implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands

World first as British woman has implant that could transform cancer treatment for thousands Implant is a pump designed to remove the dangerous build-up of fluid in the body that many cancers causeCancer patients need regular hospital visits to drain fluid off due to discomfort it causesBut new pump drains fluid from the abdomen into the bladder, where it is expelled in the urine By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:37 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:41 GMT, 18 January 2013 A British cancer patient become the first in the world to benefit from a new implant that could transform treatment for thousands of people.

Coronation Street star Hayden battles kidney cancer aged just six

Coronation Street child star Hayden battles kidney cancer aged just six Child actor diagnosed with a kidney tumour in the summer after losing his appetite Brave youngster has undergone chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapyInvited to Manchester City to meet his footballer idols and inspired them to win match 5-0 | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 19 December 2012 Brave: Hayden Whitbread tells friends his cancer surgery scar came from fighting a shark A child actor who won the heart of millions as loveable Freddie Peacock in Coronation Street, is battling cancer at the tender age of six.

Gold-winning triathlete Brownlee has emergency op to remove appendix┬┐ and posts picture on Twitter!

'Anyone know what this is' Olympic gold triathlete Brownlee has emergency op to remove appendix… and posts picture on Twitter! Alistair had been traveling down to Heathrow when he began to experience stomach painHis father, who is a doctor, sent him straight to A&E where he was diagnosed with appendicitisHe promptly had surgery at Leeds General Infirmary and is now taking a holiday to recover | UPDATED: 11:00 GMT, 4 October 2012 Triathlete Alistair Brownlee Just two months ago, Olympic athlete Alistair Brownlee was receiving a rapturous applause after he won a gold medal in the triathlon in front of a home crowd.

Jamie Hilton: Beauty queen has quarter of her skull removed and stored in her STOMACH while she recovered from head injury

Beauty queen has quarter of her skull removed and stored in her STOMACH for six weeks after fishing accident . . . before doctors successfully re-attach it Jamie Hilton, 36, slipped and hit her head on a rock during a fishing tripSurgeons removed part of her skull as her brain was swellingStored it in her stomach for 42 days to keep the bone nourishedHilton was Mrs Idaho 2009 and competed in Mrs America

“I saved my honour”: Mother shot and decapitated rapist who made her pregnant and then dumped his head in village square

“I saved my honour”: Mother shoots and decapitates rapist who made her pregnant and then dumps his head in village squareNevin Yildirim, 26, is now awaiting trial after murdering rapist in her home in south-west Turkey last week Mother-of-two is five months pregnant with, she claims, her rapist”s child and is demanding abortion