The boy born with no ankles or knees who can now own a pair of shoes for the first time – thanks to his amazing new legsTed Johnson, 3, was born without shinbones, knees or ankles Has the rare condition tibial hemimelia, where shinbone is missingHad to have his legs amputated when he was a year oldHas had previous prosthetic legs, but this is the first time he's had feet By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:10 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:33 GMT, 21 March 2013 A little boy born without shinbones, knees or ankles is finally able to own his first pair of shoes after being fitted with special prosthetic legs with feet.
You won't bee-lieve it! Could manuka honey beat drug-resistant superbugs By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:53 GMT, 16 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 17 March 2013 Strong stuff: Manuka honey could fight drug-resistant superbugs It is a natural medicine used for thousands of years to clean wounds and fight bacteria.
Toxic Britain: Binge drinking, smoking and drug taking means we'll suffer more years of ill health than Romania and Thailand Average life expectancy has risen but we are living longer with disabilitySoaring use of drink and drugs means many 20-54 year-olds will die early Smoking is top reason for early death, followed by high blood pressureBiggest killers overall are heart disease, stroke and lung cancer By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:31 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:54 GMT, 5 March 2013 Britons' toxic lifestyles mean that a rising number of young people are dying prematurely from alcohol and drug abuse – and the current generation is set to suffer more years of debilitating illness in old age compared to the last.
How our 'stiff upper lip' hits cancer survival rates: Britons are dying needlessly because they refuse to seek help for early symptomsStudy suggests Britons are embarrassed or reluctant to waste doctors' timeSurvey questioned 19,079 people aged 50 and older in six countriesExperts say British stoicism could explain differences in cancer survival By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 30 January 2013 Early intervention: A study found people in Britain do not seek help for early symptoms of cancer because they are embarrassed or reluctant to waste their doctors' time Having a ‘stiff upper lip’ could mean some Britons are dying needlessly from cancer, warn researchers.
Mothers are over-feeding toddlers who are already fat – sentencing them to a lifetime of obesity Survey of mothers found mothers overfeed their children as they cannot see they are too heavy Australian research found 32 per cent of toddlers in the study were fat, but only four per cent were recognised by mothers as having a problemRapid early weight gain before the age of two makes a child three times more likely to be obese later in life By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 17:29 GMT, 28 December 2012 | UPDATED: 17:30 GMT, 28 December 2012 Deluded mothers are overfeeding their children because they are unable to tell if they are too chubby, new research suggests.
Hitting the menopause really DOES create 'spare tyre' of fat around the waist Women lose their natural supply of the female hormone oestrogen after the menopauseThis causes a shift of fat storage from the hips to the waist | UPDATED: 16:04 GMT, 16 October 2012 It will come as little comfort for women of a certain age who already have mood swings and hot flushes to contend with.
Caught on camera: The 30 metre high tornado of FIRE that whirled around Australian outback for terrifying 40 minutes Fire tornadoes occur when a column of warm, rising air contacts with – or creates – fire on the ground . An astonished filmmaker is coming to grips with the moment he witnessed one of nature”s rarest phenomenons – a tornado comprised entirely of fire- and lived to tell the tale.
Real life Robinson Crusoe… but for how much longer Castaway living on Australian island for 20 years faces evictionDavid Glasheen has been living on Restoration Island off the Australian coast for almost 20 years after he lost 6.5 million on the stock market
Could this be the best wedding photo EVER Couple”s patience rewarded with star-studded portrait . As wedding photographs go, this extraordinary shot is certainly out of this world.
Half of new mothers are being given breastfeeding advice which 'is not good enough' | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 21 August 2012 Almost half of new mothers are not being given basic advice from health officials on how to cope with breastfeeding, a major survey has revealed.