The mother and daughter who were diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day

The mother and daughter who were diagnosed with breast cancer on the SAME DAY Karen Williams and Diane Leach also had surgery on the same dayWere both diagnosed in February last year and are now recovering Having a mother who had breast cancer doubles a woman's risk By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 10:57 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:02 GMT, 25 April 2013 Karen Williams and her mother, Diane Leach, were both diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day A mother and daughter are recovering after both were diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day.

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay up

This mother paid 1,000 to health insurers – but when she found a lump they refused to pay upJudith Hitchins, 39, had private health insurance but found it difficult to claim compensationCompany PruHealth claimed that Judith's condition was pre-existing as well as a result of child-birth and refused to pay Complete guide to avoid being ripped off on private health insurance | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 9 December 2012 The problems started a couple of months after Judith Hitchins gave birth to her second son.

Baby about to die who was "saved by his mothers cuddle" astounds doctors by taking his first steps

Baby on brink of death who was 'saved by his mother's cuddle' astounds doctors by taking his first steps Adam suffered violent seizures and fell into a coma shortly after birth due to a brain infectionHe first opened his eyes when held by his mother By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:58 GMT, 26 July 2012 | UPDATED: 11:02 GMT, 26 July 2012 A baby left fighting for life was saved by his mother’s cuddle – and has stunned doctors by taking his first steps.

A sports teacher who faced life in a wheelchair after a snowboarding accident has defied doctors by learning to walk, run and board again

Sports teacher who was told he would never walk again after snowboarding accident defies doctors by running half marathon and getting back on the slopes Mike Siddall was paralysed when he fell while training to be an instructorSpecialists told him he would probably be wheelchair-bound for life He has just completed the Great Manchester Run despite losing his dexterity and sensitivity to temperatures | UPDATED: 14:19 GMT, 6 June 2012 A sports teacher who faced life in a wheelchair after a snowboarding accident has defied doctors' dire predictions by learning to walk, run and board again.

Teenager stuns doctors after incredible recovery from operation on brain tumour that left her unable to stand or speak

Remarkable recovery of teenager who had to learn to speak, eat and stand after a brain tumour operation caused a stroke when she was aged just 15 | UPDATED: 15:30 GMT, 14 May 2012 Miracle: Hannah Jones defied all doctors' predictions – and has now made so much progress she is studying at university to become a teacher A teenager has taught herself how to speak, stand and eat again after she suffered a massive stroke during an operation to remove a brain tumour.

Worst UK measles outbreak since 1988 as 213 cases reported in Merseyside this year

Worst UK measles outbreak since 1988 as 214 cases reported in Merseyside this year People who are not fully vaccinated 'putting defenseless babies at risk', says doctor | UPDATED: 16:02 GMT, 2 May 2012 Immunisation: More than 100 under-fives have caught measles despite the fact it is an avoidable illness More than 200 confirmed cases of measles on Merseyside have contributed to the worst outbreak of the disease since 1988, according to the Health Protection Agency.

Home care costs soar over 10,000: Elderly left struggling to pay bills as town halls drive up charges

Home care costs soar over 10,000: Elderly left struggling to pay bills as town halls drive up charges Blow follows as millions of elderly continue to struggle with rising food and energy bills Around half a million elderly and vulnerable people are being hit with soaring costs to pay for basic support in their own homes, figures have revealed.

As experts consider possible link to tainted surgical instruments… Is Alzheimer"s caused by a brain infection?

As experts consider possible link to tainted surgical instruments… Is Alzheimer”s caused by a brain infection Within two years, the world of Peter Dunlop has shrunk dramatically — the respected senior obstetrics and gynaecology consultant who once worked on high-risk births and performed complex operations almost every day is now a man who struggles to understand his daily post. The married father-of-two switched from the role of doctor to patient with brutal speed when told, aged just 53, he had Alzheimer’s disease