Georgia Keeling: Girl, two, died from meningitis after paramedic sent ambulance away saying she had swine flu

Girl, two, died from meningitis after paramedic sent ambulance away saying she had swine flu Georgia's father tried glass test on her rash but NHS Direct told her it was probably the swine flu virus that was going aroundGeorgia's mother called for an ambulance after she was told by swine flu hotline it was unlikely to be swine flu.

Alzheimer"s jab that can stop patients developing symptoms for three years under development

Doctors hail jab that can stop Alzheimer's in its tracks for three years Drug is still in the very early stages of developmentFurther tests on patients could take several years | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 18 July 2012 A jab that halts the devastating symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is being developed by scientists.

Brain scans could detect Alzheimer"s disease decades before memory problems

Brain scans could detect Alzheimer's disease decades before memory problems develop Researchers plan to give treatments that block plaque formation at an early stage to patients genetically predisposed to the condition | UPDATED: 07:02 GMT, 12 July 2012 Author Sir Terry Pratchett, is a high-profile sufferer of Alzheimer's and has campaigned for greater awareness of the condition as well as more research funding The early warning signs of dementia may appear 25 years before patients and their families notice any outward symptoms, scientists claim.

Father donates sperm to help son and daughter-in-law have children

Father donates sperm to help son and daughter-in-law have children | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 23 March 2012 The couple have found a clinic which will honour their unusual request (file picture) After three years of trying to conceive with his wife, a man in his early thirties, has turned to his own father to provide the sperm.

Tired toddlers "at risk of lifelong mental health problems"

Toddlers who miss out on afternoon naps 'at risk of lifelong mental health problems' Nap time: Toddlers need to sleep during the day to help them cope with the stresses of daily life Toddlers who miss out on afternoon naps are more stressed, unhappy and at greater risk of lifelong mental health problems, new research claims. Findings reveal that young kids who miss just one daytime nap become more anxious and less interested in the world around them. They were also less excited by happy events and found the slightest stressful event hard to cope with.