Plans for three-parent IVF babies a step closer after fertility watchdog gives the go-ahead

Plans for three-parent IVF babies a step closer after fertility watchdog gives the go-ahead Technique uses two eggs to stop transfer of genetic diseases to the childBut critics have labelled it 'Frankenscience', with unknown side effects Fertility watchdog today advised the Government on how to move forward By Fiona Macrae and Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 12:00 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 01:19 GMT, 21 March 2013 Britain could become the first country to sanction the creation of babies with three parents.

Father who lived with rare disease for 40 years finally diagnosed after doctor see him tie his shoelaces

Father who lived with rare disease for 40 years finally diagnosed after doctor sees him tie his shoelaces Ian took his daughter, who has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, to a hospital appointment Hereditary condition can cause bruising and lax joints that bend too far Usually if child has it, both parents are unaffected carriers of the faulty gene But doctor realised Ian had the condition after seeing him tie his shoelaces By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:34 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 23 January 2013 A father who lived with a rare disease for more than 40 years without realising was finally diagnosed after a doctor saw him tie his shoelaces.

Experts on ethics back creation of babies with three parents saying it is "amazing opportunity" for families blighted by incurable diseases

Three-person IVF is 'amazing opportunity' for families blighted by incurable diseases, say ethics expertsCritics caution against opening a 'Pandora's box' which could lead to a trend towards 'designer babies' | UPDATED: 06:48 GMT, 13 June 2012 The creation of babies with three genetic parents would be an ‘amazing opportunity’ for families whose lives have been blighted by incurable diseases, say an eminent group of experts on ethics in science.

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.

Trio of sisters have breasts AND wombs removed to avoid cancer that killed their mother at 32

Three sisters take drastic step of having their breasts AND wombs removed to avoid hereditary cancer death sentence that killed their mother at just 32 Youngest sister, 30, will have womb removed like her siblings after she has tried for childrenThe sisters found they carried the deadly BRCA1 gene after Luan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005 These three sisters look a picture of health – but they have had to take drastic action to stay that way.

ADHD diet study: Eating more healthily could improve behaviour of children with ADHD

Eating more healthily could improve behaviour of children with ADHD, study finds Simply eating more healthily can improve the behavior of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder if therapy and medication fails to work, a study has revealed. Researchers said that there was conflicting evidence on the impact of supplements and restricted diets for people suffering from ADHD – and in some cases they were no better than the placebo effect.