The little girl who"s had her life-saving oxygen supply fitted to her toy suitcase

Free to explore, the little girl with chronic lung disease whose life-saving oxygen supply is fitted to her Trunki toy suitcase Eight-year-old Jessica needs oxygen from a tank to avoid brain damageSuffers from conditions such as cerebral palsy and chronic lung diseaseCurrent mobile oxygen supplies were too big, so her mum had to carry themHas now had her Trunki – a toy suitcase – modified to carry the cylinder By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:17 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 16 April 2013 Eight-year-old Jessica, with foster mother Carolyn, has become the first person to have her life-saving oxygen supply transported in her toy luggage An eight-year-old girl has become the first person to be given a life-saving oxygen supply in her toy luggage.

Heading a football "can cause brain damage"

Heading a football 'can cause brain damage and affect thinking' Heading a football is classed as a 'minor sub-concussive blow' and can cause brain damageYoung people who play the game are less able to perform some tasks requiring basic thinking skills By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 22:27 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:27 GMT, 27 February 2013 It is well known that playing the beautiful game can increase fitness.

The ultra-realistic prosthetics helping rebuild patients" lives after illness or accidents

Suits you, sir: The ultra-realistic prosthetics helping rebuild patients' lives after illness or accidents Experts at the Royal Truro Hospital make 9,000 fake body parts a yearRecipients include facial trauma victims injured after fires, cancers and throat operationsDoctors sculpt each feature in wax and mould into latex noses, teeth or earsThen make sure each one is a perfect match for the patient's skin tone By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:16 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:34 GMT, 31 January 2013 These bizarrre images of eyes, ears and noses look like a film make-up department – but are a behind-the-scenes peek at a hospital prosthetic unit.

LipiFlow system: Goggles that soothe dry eyes in 12 minutes

The goggles that soothe dry eyes in 12 minutes By Carol Davis PUBLISHED: 01:44 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 22 January 2013 A new 12-minute treatment in the doctor’s office could help relieve the problem of chronically dry eyes.

The best Christmas present ever: Parents" joy as daughter, 4, makes miraculous recovery from a STROKE

Parents' joy as daughter, 4, makes miraculous recovery from a STROKE Mabel's father thought she had food poisoning after she fell ill during a shopping tripShe was rushed to hospital after her condition worsened and an MRI scan revealed she had suffered a strokeShe was then sent by helicopter to a specialist hospital where surgeons managed to stem the bleedingThe youngster had to re-learn how to walk but within a week she ran out of the hospital.

Specially trained dog raised the alarm when disabled owner fell into diabetic coma

Forget Lassie, Millie is my life-saver: Specially trained dog raised the alarm when disabled owner fell into diabetic coma Labrador saved owner Paul McKenzie after he passed out unconsciousPressed panic button with her paw and paramedics arrived'If it wasn't for her, I wouldn't be here now,' he said | UPDATED: 08:09 GMT, 21 December 2012 If Paul McKenzie shouts ‘alarm’, his dog Millie is trained to press a panic button.

Cancer: Using a sunlamp for acne gave me cancer three decades later, by This Morning"s Dr Chris Steele

Using a sunlamp for acne gave me cancer three decades later, by This Morning's Dr Chris Steele | UPDATED: 01:20 GMT, 11 December 2012 'I suffered with really bad acne as a teenager,' said Dr Chris Steele When I look back at the way my generation behaved in the sun 40 or so years ago, quite frankly it horrifies me.

Mechanic whose heart stopped beating for 80 MINUTES brought back to life "like a spluttering old Fort Cortina"

Mechanic whose heart stopped beating for 80 MINUTES brought back to life 'like a spluttering old Fort Cortina' Father of two had massive heart attack in front of three paramedicsThey delivered 50 electric shocks to restart his heart on his way to hospitalDoctors operated on his heart to clear blocked blood vessel in heart while artificially keeping him aliveSpent nine days in medically-induced coma to prevent brain damage | UPDATED: 14:46 GMT, 29 November 2012 A mechanic whose heart stopped beating for 80minutes said surgeons brought him back to life 'like an old Ford Cortina'.