New Zealand woman suffers horrific INTERNAL burns after routine procedure suffers "catastrophic equipment failure"

Woman suffers horrific INTERNAL burns after 'catastrophic equipment failure' during routine gynae operation Jo Partridge, 36, visited hospital for the routine procedure thermal ablationInvolved inserting balloon filled with 87C water to burn womb lining But was left scalded after balloon burst inside her during freak accident She was then left untreated for internal burns by medics for five days11 months later she remains in pain and has had 35 operations to recover PUBLISHED: 15:26 GMT, 23 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:49 GMT, 23 April 2013 A woman suffered horrific internal burns after scalding water burst from a medical balloon while it was still inside her.

Oscar the dog crosses the Golden Gate Bridge and flies over the Grand Canyon in latest leg of world tour

From kennel to cockpit: Oscar the dog catches a helicopter over the Grand Canyon and hops on a hot air balloon in latest leg of world tourFurry flier is well used to planes after visiting more than 30 countriesHe was adopted from a kennel by owner Joanne Lefson and now the tiny traveller helps her raise awareness about the plight of unwanted dogs

Baby with less than 5% chance of survival has life-saving surgery after parents find pioneering procedure online

Baby with less than 5% chance of survival has life-saving surgery after parents find pioneering procedure online Couple told unborn baby had 50 per cent survival chance but this was then revised to five per cent Parents' online research uncovered a risky treatment performed in the womb that involved inserting a balloon into their son's trachea Operation had 33 per cent risk of miscarriage | UPDATED: 07:54 GMT, 8 August 2012 A baby given less than five per cent chance of surviving birth is now fighting fit, after his parents found out about a life-saving procedure on the internet.

Babies flick "anti-risk switch" in women but not men

Protective instinct: Women less likely to take risks around babies (even if it's not theirs) In contrast, men don't alter their risk-taking behaviour around youngsters | UPDATED: 12:16 GMT, 18 April 2012 The maternal instinct is one of the most powerful in nature – now scientists have found it applies to women even if they don't have children.