A 17-hour operation under four surgeons: The woman who became the third in Britain to survive a six-organ transplantDawn Carter, third person ever in Britain to survive such a procedureGiven a new liver, pancreas, colon, stomach, intestine and kidney By Christine Fieldhouse PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 16 February 2013 Saved survivor: Dawn Carter's six-organ transplant surgery took 17 hours It was an extraordinary operation – transplanting six organs into a 53-year-old woman in 17 hours of surgery.
Having holiday jabs Why it's essential to get a good night's sleep afterwards People were 11.5 times less likely to be protected by vaccine if they had fewer than six hours sleep compared to those who had more than seven | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 1 August 2012 If you're due to have some vaccinations before your summer holidays, make sure you get a decent night's kip afterwards – it could effect whether they work or not.
Young people who use sunbeds 'are twice as likely to develop deadliest skin cancer'Tanning devices could be responsible for more than 400 cases of malignant melanoma in Britain each yearRisk rises by 20 per cent for people who use a sunbed at any stage in their lives | UPDATED: 03:23 GMT, 25 July 2012 Young people who use sunbeds almost double their risk of developing the most deadly form of skin cancer, warn researchers.
Number of skin cancer cases triple for the Seventies ‘sun generation’ with 25 being diagnosed every day | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 23 July 2012 The number of over-50s being diagnosed with the deadliest form of skin cancer has trebled in 30 years.
Stop taking the tablets: Why it can be healthy to have a holiday from your medicines | UPDATED: 07:36 GMT, 5 June 2012 Doctors normally spend much of their time telling patients to keep taking their tablets, especially if they have chronic or incurable conditions that need to be kept under control.
Sleeping with the fish: Dubai unveils hotel with rooms 10m under surface of the sea. When it comes to outlandish new design ideas, Dubai is certainly ahead of the curve.
Can I have a haircut now please, Mummy Boy, 5, demands to have his 18in-long locks trimmed for FIRST time after getting sick of being mistaken for a girlRean Carter forced to tie hair back in school for “health and safety reasons”He will finally get into the barber”s chair during his Easter holidaysHis brother Regan, 2, has also never had a haircut
Whistleblower helpline launches – but staff will still face reprisals, warn campaigners Health Secretary said helpline would tackle “pockets of poor practice”Campaigners say external service doesn”t address internal revenge culture A free helpline is being launched for whistleblowers in the NHS and social services.