Girl who suffered a stroke in the womb starts school after defying doctors who said she would never walk or speak

Girl who suffered a stroke in the womb starts school after defying doctors who said she would never walk or speak Doctors did not expect Maddie to be able to walk or talk after she suffered a stroke before her birthAt seven months she sat up for the first time – giving her parents hopeOne of two babies per thousand have brain injuries before birth and survive | UPDATED: 14:50 GMT, 4 September 2012 A four-year-old girl who suffered a massive stroke in the womb has stunned doctors by using the healthy side of her brain to walk and talk.

Boy, 4, went into hospital to have his tonsils out and died after 15,000-to-one complication, drowning in his own blood

Boy, 4, went into hospital to have his tonsils out and died after 15,000-to-one complication, drowning in his own blood Oakley Gould died after he suffered cardio-respiratory failure when his lungs filled up after a 'catastrophic bleed' from a tiny artery | UPDATED: 07:29 GMT, 12 June 2012 A four-year-old boy who went into hospital to have his tonsils out died after drowning in his own blood as a result of a 15,000-to-one complication, an inquest heard.

Singer Melody Gardot reveals how music therapy helped her beat brain damage

'Doctors told me I'd never walk again, but now I'm performing in six-inch heels': How music therapy helped singer Melody Gardot beat catastrophic brain damage By Richard Barber PUBLISHED: 21:27 GMT, 9 June 2012 | UPDATED: 22:05 GMT, 9 June 2012 The video for jazz singer Melody Gardot’s biggest hit, Baby I’m A Fool, features her sitting in a bath wearing nothing but bubbles to protect her modesty, and a pair of sunglasses.

Letting a chiropractor "crack" your neck to ease pain could trigger stroke

Letting a chiropractor 'crack' your neck to ease pain could trigger strokeExperts warn against practices designed to correct misaligned spines | UPDATED: 10:08 GMT, 8 June 2012 Health experts warn that cracking your neck could have serious side effects Neck ‘cracking’ and manipulations carried out by chiropractors could trigger ‘catastrophic’ health problems such as strokes, experts warned yesterday.

"Lying doctor failed to spot meningitis" that wrecked a girl"s life: Now she is set for a seven-figure sum

'Lying doctor failed to spot meningitis' that wrecked a girl's life: Now she is set for a seven-figure sum Health board concedes senior doctor that junior medic said he had asked for a second opinion could not remember being consulted | UPDATED: 21:44 GMT, 26 April 2012 Before the tragedy: Kate Pierce as a baby, just three days before she was taken ill in March 2006 A baby suffered catastrophic brain damage after a junior doctor failed to spot she had meningitis and lied to her parents that he had sought a second opinion from a consultant, a court heard yesterday.