Heading a football "can cause brain damage"

Heading a football 'can cause brain damage and affect thinking' Heading a football is classed as a 'minor sub-concussive blow' and can cause brain damageYoung people who play the game are less able to perform some tasks requiring basic thinking skills By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 22:27 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 27 February 2013 It is well known that playing the beautiful game can increase fitness.

Talented teenager, 14, found dead by her father after suffering from suspected septicaemia

Talented teenager, 14, found dead by her father after suffering from suspected septicaemiaNatasha Scott-Falber fell ill with what her family thought was the norovirusBut she was found dead at her father's home on Valentine's DayIt is now believed the teenager may have died from septicaemia By Suzannah Hills PUBLISHED: 17:41 GMT, 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:42 GMT, 19 February 2013 Shock: Schoolgirl Natasha Scott-Falber, 14, is believed to have died from septicemia A talented teenager who had dreams of starring in the West End has died from suspected septicaemia aged just 14.

Egg freezing should be every father"s graduation present to his daughter, claims leading fertility expert

Egg freezing should be every father's graduation present to his daughter, claims leading fertility expert Dr Gillian Lockwood said young women are still not getting the message about infertilityWomen should be freezing their eggs in their early 20s and not waiting until late 30s when they are poor quality But she cautions such a move could lead to girls missing out on the right man, as they wait for 'Mr Perfect' who does not exist | UPDATED: 13:09 GMT, 26 November 2012 In Britain, women are delaying childbirth later than ever: the average age of a woman having her first child is 31 Egg freezing should be every father’s graduation present to his daughter, a leading fertility expert has suggested.

My sister"s cervical cancer was misdiagnosed 30 times: mother-of-four wrongly told she was suffering from anxiety

'I'm dying': Harrowing screams of a mother, 33, filmed by her family after doctors missed cancer THIRTY TIMES Jeannine Harvey was told the agonising pain she suffered for four months was due to 'nerve pain and anxiety'Family begged doctors to admit her to hospital but were 'ignored' Only diagnosed with advanced cervical cancer three months before she diedRelatives filmed her a month before death to prove just how ill she'd been – and have now released the footage Family suing Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust for negligence By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 10:07 GMT, 10 October 2012 | UPDATED: 00:47 GMT, 11 October 2012 Jeannine Harvey had more than 30 medical consultations, but doctors repeatedly told her she was suffering with 'anxiety' from a suspected torn ligament A mother of four died after doctors missed 30 chances to diagnose her cervical cancer – at one point claiming her agony was caused by anxiety.

Cancer of the pancreas: How does it feel to live with a death sentence for 7 months – then find it was a mistake?

How does it feel to live with a death sentence for 7 months – then find it was a mistake | UPDATED: 22:35 GMT, 20 August 2012 On his 50th birthday in July, post office manager Andy Goode went surfing in Cornwall with his wife Kate, 47, their daughter Rachel, 11, and a group of close friends.

Mother told to consider aborting her baby three times after doctor misread scan refuses and has healthy daughter

I refused to give up on her: Mother has healthy daughter despite being told THREE times by doctor to abort her Ms Chilvers had to wait an agonising five weeks before a second scan revealed her baby was healthy | UPDATED: 12:23 GMT, 13 July 2012 A mother who said she was told to have an abortion three times has described her relief after she gave birth to a healthy girl.

Terminally ill mother marries partner after mystery donor known as "Mary Poppins" funds lavish ceremony

Terminally ill mother marries partner after mystery donor known as 'Mary Poppins' funds lavish ceremony 'Being Graham’s wife means the world to me, however long we may have together'Treatment costs meant the couple cancelled their first wedding planned for last August.

From consumption to Gulf War Syndrome, how sickness becomes fashionable

The changing tastes in disease: From consumption to Gulf War Syndrome, how sicknesses fall in and out of fashion Consumption 'was known as a poetic or beautiful disease' By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 09:36 GMT, 11 July 2012 | UPDATED: 10:55 GMT, 11 July 2012 Why is it that some diseases like Aids and Sars capture the public's attention while other serious illnesses remain stubbornly under the radar This is the question being addressed in a ground-breaking new research project at Northumbria University.

"I have to pinch myself to make sure Im not dreaming": "Infertile" mother who tried to get pregnant for 22 YEARS speaks of…

'I have to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming': 'Infertile' mother who tried to get pregnant for 22 YEARS speaks of 'miracle' daughterMum falls pregnant at 43 – the same age as her grandmother didHusband was unable to conceive in his first marriage | UPDATED: 06:56 GMT, 8 May 2012 As she clutches her newborn baby Paula Lackie has more reason than most new mums to feel euphoric.