Boy, 8, dies from asthma attack after playing Quaser laser on his birthday

Boy, 8, dies from asthma attack after playing Quaser laser at a birthday party Adam Mark Winfandale's condition 'was very manageable', said motherStaff at local laser game centre deemed him fit enough to playAfter 15 minutes of playing, Adam came out of game and requested inhaler But he said it didn't work and within in minutes his condition deteriorated Ambulance arrived within one minute but Adam died in hospital By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 09:53 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 14:34 GMT, 26 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315117', 'title': 'Boy, 8, dies from asthma attack after playing Quaser laser at a birthday party', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2315117/Boy-8-dies-asthma-attack-playing-Quaser-laser-birthday.html', 'eTwitterStatus': 'Boy,%208,%20dies%20from%20asthma%20attack%20after%20playing%20Quaser%20laser%20on%20his%20birthday%20http://bit.ly/15LzsqZ%20via%[email protected]' }); An eight-year-old boy collapsed and died after an asthma attack at a friend's birthday party, an inquest heard.

Farce of new 545m NHS Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham which is too SMALL

Farce of the new 545m NHS hospital which is too SMALL: Flagship unit forced to re-open old wards at the site it replaced Birmingham's new Queen Elizabeth Hospital opened last year 1,213 bed hospital is the second biggest in PFI scheme in the NHS Replaced the old 840-bed hospital built in the 1930s which closed in 2010Bosses say old wards need to be reopened to meet the 'unprecedented demand on services across the region, including the ageing population' Diamond Jubilee celebrations” class=”blkBorder” /> Royal seal of approval: The hospital was officially named by the Queen when she visited Birmingham during her 2012 Diamond Jubilee celebrations The hospital, where the Queen greeted members of the public, was Birmingham's first new acute hospital for 70 years when it began receiving patients in 2010 The finance behind the project came from Consort Healthcare Ltd, which is part of the construction firm Balfour Beatty, a key player in PFI schemes.

ADHD and learning disabilities: Are high-fat diets to blame?

Are high-fat diets to blame for ADHD and learning disabilities Effect is so profound that eating lots of fatty food for even a WEEK can cause behavioural changes Thought that too much fat may alter how the body metabolises dopamine, a chemical responsible for mood By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 17:52 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:15 GMT, 26 February 2013 A high-fat diet may be linked to the hyperactivity disorder ADHD and learning disabilities, new research suggests.

Children can GROW OUT of autism, claim scientists

Children can GROW OUT of autism: Controversial research suggests not all youngsters have the same fate Autistic children who recovered appeared to have milder social difficulties but more repetitive behavioursBy studying children who appear to grow out of the disorder experts hope to create better therapies By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 17:13 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:38 GMT, 16 January 2013 Autism is a condition some children manage to grow out of, a study has shown.

Abuse of elderly patients by NHS staff rises by a third in one year with a shocking 36,000 offences reported last year alone

Abuse of elderly patients by NHS staff rises by a third in one year with a shocking 36,000 offences reported last year alone | UPDATED: 00:08 GMT, 1 December 2012 'Cruelty has become normal': Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt highlighted some disturbing cases of abuse by NHS staff Thousands of elderly and vulnerable patients are being abused by carers and NHS staff, shocking figures reveal.

Xenon: "Miracle" gas gives hope to babies brain-damaged at birth

'Miracle' gas gives hope to babies brain-damaged at birthBirth asphyxia occurs in one or two out of 1,000 deliveries in developed countries | UPDATED: 05:19 GMT, 2 December 2012 A ‘miracle’ gas that occurs naturally in the air could help reduce incidence of brain damage in newborns.

Cannabis users experience withdrawal symptoms as acute as tobacco smokers when they quit

Cannabis users can suffer same acute withdrawal symptoms as tobacco smokers when they quit Cannabis users were asked to stop taking the drug for two weeksThey experienced symptoms including insomnia, mood swings and loss of appetite | UPDATED: 13:11 GMT, 27 September 2012 People who try to quit smoking pot can experience withdrawal symptoms that affect their daily lives, according to an Australian study.

Half price island: Private island Inish Turk Beg with luxury homes, stables and a helipad goes on sale for £2.85m – less than half of owners investment

Fancy the quiet life Private island off the west coast of Ireland with luxury homes and helipad goes on sale for a knockdown £2.85m.A private island off the coast of Ireland is going on sale after its millionaire owner suffered financial difficulties Egyptian-Irish businessman Nadim Sadek is selling Inish Turk Beg island for £2.85 million, allegedly less than half of what he spent turning it into his very own haven.

11 NHS foundation trusts rated excellent are in deep financial difficulties

Eleven NHS foundation trusts rated 'excellent' are in deep financial difficultiesHead of the health regulator, Monitor reveals the eleven trusts would not achieve foundation trust status if they applied today Level of financial difficulty means trusts are in breach of the terms of their authorisationIf the trusts cannot afford the repayments, the bill will fall to the taxpayer | UPDATED: 16:48 GMT, 18 September 2012 Eleven NHS trusts judged to have achieved a standard of excellence would not attain the status if they applied for it today, MPs have been told.

Baby who has a genetic condition so rare only 25 people in the world suffer from it

'Writing her own medical history': The baby who has a genetic condition so rare only 25 people in the world suffer from it Ailsa Scobie, born in January, suffers from a genetic condition that causes learning difficulties and sometimes heart defectsThe chances of being born with the condition – called Chromosome22q13.1 Duplication Syndrome – are one in 280million | UPDATED: 16:28 GMT, 13 September 2012 A British baby is battling a genetic condition so rare it is thought only 25 people in the world suffer from it.