Our brave baby daughter"s home from hospital just in time for Christmas

Brave baby girl with kidney cancer back home from hospital just in time for Christmas Nine-month-old Jade diagnosed with Wilms” tumour when she was just eight weeks old A couple are celebrating Christmas with their baby daughter after she returned home from hospital just in time for the festivities. Jade Walsh, now nine months, was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney cancer when she was just eight-weeks-old. Doctors operated to remove the tennis-ball sized growth in June

Everyone between 40 and 72 will be offered a free health MoT in proposals that could save hundreds of lives a year

Everyone over 40 will be offered a free health MoT in a bid to save hundreds of lives a yearTests will be carried out by councils Life-saving: People aged between 40 and 72 will be eligible for a free check-up every five years under Department of Health plans Everyone aged between 40 and 72 will have to be offered a regular free ‘health MoT’ by their local authority under proposals designed to save hundreds of lives every year. Councils will be obliged to invite all those in that age group for a check-up every five years to find out whether they are at risk of a heart attack or stroke. The check-ups will be carried out by GPs and nurses who will measure blood pressure, cholesterol levels, weight and height and ask questions about patients’ diet and lifestyle.