Arthritis? It"s no laughing matter, says comedian Ella Kenion whose agonising condition, triggered by food poisoning – almost ended her showbiz…

Arthritis It's no laughing matter, says comedian Ella Kenion whose agonising condition, triggered by food poisoning – almost ended her showbiz dream Actress Ella Kenion got rheumatic disease Reiter&#8217;s syndrom aged 18The pain in her joints nearly kept her from following her dream of acting<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 00:54 GMT, 25 November 2012 </p> <br> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/24/article-2237870-16315539000005DC-911_306x708.jpg" width="306" height="708" alt="Light touch: Ella's recent weight loss has helped with her joint problems" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">Light touch: Ella's recent weight loss has helped with her joint problems</p> <p>From playing the world&#8217;s laziest cleaner, Mrs Cakeworthy, in The Green Green Grass to a long-suffering teacher in The Catherine Tate Show, Ella Kenion has never been shy about taking on unglamorous roles.

Doctors solve mystery of a man who "died from laughter" while watching The Goodies after his granddaughter nearly dies from same rare heart…

Doctors solve mystery of a man who 'died from laughter' while watching The Goodies after his granddaughter nearly dies from same rare heart condition Mother-of-two diagnosed with Long QT Syndrome following cardiac arrestSyndrome is a genetic condition that causes an abnormal heart rhythm probably inherited from grandfather | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 21 June 2012 He was the man who made headlines when he died from heart failure after laughing non-stop at The Goodies.

Cataplexy: Rare disorder means mother collapses every time she expresses strong emotion

The mother who cannot laugh or love: Rare disorder means she collapses every time she expresses strong emotion During an attack Kelly can see and hear but her body is temporarily paralysed Attacks can last anything from a few seconds to an hour | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 18 April 2012 A woman with a rare condition that means she collapses every time she laughs fears she may have passed the rare illness onto her young son.