Man, 20, with muscle-wasting disease starts gardening business after attaching a lawnmower to his wheelchair

Man with terminal muscle-wasting disease attaches a LAWNMOWER to his wheelchair to start up his own business Simon 'has a hell of a strong character', says his proud father Simon's older brother Adam died from the same condition – Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy – when he was 14 | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 10 July 2012 Simon Wakelin, 20, has attached a lawn mower to the front of his wheelchair to earn money An enterprising young man who can’t walk has become his village’s favourite gardener after rigging up a lawnmower to his wheelchair.

Children with genes from three parents to be born within two years thanks to new IVF technique

Children with genes from three parents to be born within two years thanks to new IVF technique Embryos could soon have genes from three parents in order to eradicate potential diseases Children with genetic material from three parents could be born in just two years. British scientists want to start testing a new IVF technique to try to eradicate incurable genetic diseases such as muscular dystrophy. The concept took a leap forward yesterday after the Government announced a public consultation on whether the law should be changed to allow the technique.