Pensioner who had heart attack had to be carried out of her bedroom window by a CRANE to keep her heart beating

Pensioner who had heart attack had to be carried out of her bedroom window by a CRANE to keep her heart beating Paramedics were called to Joan Smith, 78, who'd collapsed upstairs at home Each time paramedics tried to carry her downstairs, her heart stoppedRealised that in order to save Mrs Smith, she would need to be kept flat Being in an upright position can put strain on the heart Paramedics had to use an aerial ladder platform to get her to the ambulance By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 09:46 GMT, 17 April 2013 | UPDATED: 10:04 GMT, 17 April 2013 A woman who suffered a heart attack had to be carried out of her bedroom window using a crane.

How fighting HIV with HIV "could be a cure for AIDS"

How turning HIV against itself 'could provide a cure for AIDS' Technique modifies a protein in the virus to that is provides protection from infection 'It is like fighting fire with fire,' says lead researcherHIV could remain latent in body and not lead to AIDS By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:02 GMT, 18 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:02 GMT, 18 January 2013 HIV has been turned against itself in the laboratory in a breakthrough that could permanently quash the virus that leads to AIDS, say scientists.

Pictured: The frightening FIRE tornado that whirled around Australian outback for 40 MINUTES

Caught on camera: The 30 metre high tornado of FIRE that whirled around Australian outback for terrifying 40 minutes Fire tornadoes occur when a column of warm, rising air contacts with – or creates – fire on the ground . An astonished filmmaker is coming to grips with the moment he witnessed one of nature”s rarest phenomenons – a tornado comprised entirely of fire- and lived to tell the tale.

Killed in an instant: Moment a Syrian rebel checkpoint takes direct hit is captured in powerful photographs that show the cost of war

Killed in an instant: Moment a Syrian rebel checkpoint takes direct hit is captured in powerful photographs that show the cost of war More than 26,000 people are estimated to have been killed in Syria since the uprising against President Bashar Assad”s regime began last March Opposition activists say government forces have launched offensives across the country to gain rebel-controlled areasAssad”s regime and rebels trying to oust it have been battling for weeks over the commercial hub of Aleppo, Syria”s largest city Number of people fleeing from Syria has risen to more than 235,000