Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed

Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 10 December 2012 Brain impairment caused by conditions such as Alzheimer's makes falling over and suffering breaks more likely Doctors are using broken wrists to diagnose dementia in elderly patients.

Musgrove Park Hospital: Toddler who had broken her leg sent home with cast on WRONG limb

Blundering hospital sent injured child home with a plaster cast on the wrong limb Toddler walked around on broken leg for five days after mistakeWas in agony after trampoline accident | UPDATED: 08:48 GMT, 16 August 2012 Blundering doctors sent a toddler with a fractured leg home after putting a cast on the wrong limb.

New dawn in care of brittle bone patients as GP pay deal means they will receive incentives to stop fractures

New dawn in care of brittle bone patients as GP pay deal means they will receive incentives to stop fractures | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 2 April 2012 Incentives: For the first time, GPs' pay will depend partly on their ability to cut the number of fractures caused by bone thinning Hundreds of thousands of osteoporosis sufferers will receive better NHS care as a result of a pay deal which comes into force today.

Mother reveals how she has broken her brittle bones 205 TIMES

I can break a rib every time I sneeze: Mother reveals how she has broken her brittle bones 205 TIMES I hate it when people mistake me for a child, says 3ft9″ motherKay broke her first bone on the day she was born | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 26 March 2012 At 3ft9″ Kay is not much taller than her six-year-old son Lewis When Kay Tate arrives at her son's school each afternoon she's just another mother waiting at the playground gates.

Pioneering neurosurgeon saves two young boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery… as fathers recognise each other from football

Pioneering neurosurgeon saves two young boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery Fathers of two injured boys recognised each other from football | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 20 March 2012 A neurosurgeon saved the lives of two boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery on them both after they were rushed to hospital with identical injuries.