The four-year-old girl turning into a "mannequin" due to cruel disease that stops her muscles from moving

The four-year-old girl turning into a 'mannequin' due to cruel disease that stiffens her muscles and leaves her unable to move Tillie Mae Mawdsley has the rare degenerative disorder Sanfilippo Creates a build-up of sugar around the muscles, stiffening the jointsYoungster will die by the age of 14 without any treatment Parents desperate to get 'miracle' drug not available in the UK | UPDATED: 13:08 GMT, 16 October 2012 A four-year-old girl is turning into a ‘human mannequin’ after being diagnosed with rare disorder that stiffens her joints.

Emaciated dog was forced to eat parts of his dead mother to survive after starvation

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Emaciated dog was forced to eat parts of his dead mother to survive after cruel owner left them to starve for two weeksNeglect by Katrina Plumridge saw Staffordshire bull terrier Ronnie dieDog”s son Scrappy was forced to eat her to survive at Grimsby houseAlarm raised by letting agent shocked by “thinnest dog he”d ever seen”Plumridge moved out of house and dogs were found three weeks laterGiven 18-week suspended jail term and 180 hours” unpaid work to do

Retts Syndrome: Girl who will never "grow up" as cruel syndrome throws development into reverse

The girl who will never grow up: Parents reveal anguish over cruel syndrome that reverses daughter's development and means she won’t ever be able to walk or talk Aimee can no longer walk or talk and has no control over her handsRett syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects one in 12,000 females | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 31 August 2012 A four-year-old girl has become an ambassador for a new campaign – to help cure children like her who are robbed of the chance of growing up.

Teenager, 19, battered dog with hammer 20 times and stabbed it through chest before leaving home to sign on at the JobCentre

Teenager, 19, battered dog with hammer 20 times and stabbed it through chest before leaving home to sign on at the JobCentreSean Deakin had only owned the dog for a few daysStaffordshire bull terrier Tyson took eight hours to dieDeakin offered the court no explanation for the abuse

Research shows trying to lose weight alters your brain and hormones so you"re doomed to pile it on again

Why dieting makes you FAT: Research shows trying to lose weight alters your brain and hormones so you're doomed to pile it on again | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 24 April 2012 Yo-yo nightmares: However hard we may try, research increasingly suggests that diets actually encourage our bodies to make us fatter Michelle Underwood knows only too well the agony of failed diets.