Mother"s anguish as son she hoped would keep her sick daughter alive is also diagnosed with same life-threatening condition

Mother's anguish as son she hoped would keep her sick daughter alive is also diagnosed with same life-threatening blood disorder Emma Whittaker, 4, and her brother James, 3, have Fanconi Anaemia The rare blood disorder can lead to bone marrow failure and cancerEmma was diagnosed first and it was hoped James' bone marrow could help But family's hopes dashed two months later when he was also diagnosed They are now desperately searching for bone marrow donor to save Emma when her mother noticed she was bruising easily.

“Killer whales at Seaworld had teeth removed with power drills and were left to mourn on own after being separated from young”, claims shocking new book

“Killer whales at Seaworld had teeth removed with power drills and were left to mourn on own after being separated from young”, claims shocking new book. A new book examining the dark side of keeping killer whales in captivity has slammed SeaWorld for its treatment of the enormous beasts and for massive safety failings which still haunt the world famous marine parks.

Quick-thinking driver, 20, escapes death by tearing off her seatbelt and rolling out of harm’s way as lorry flattens her car

Quick-thinking driver, 20, makes miracle escape as lorry flattens her car by tearing off her seatbelt and rolling out of harm”s way Lorry was pulling trailer, which toppled over on top of the Nissan MicraBrave woman managed to scramble out of crushed passenger side

Doctors accidentally tear baby’s head off as mother struggles to give birth in Brazilian hospital

Doctors accidentally tear baby”s head off as mother struggles to give birth in Brazilian hospitalA team of five doctors at the Santa Isabel maternity hospital had spent hours trying to deliver the baby
Mother, 22, who has three other children, told her family she heard something “crack”

Faulty implants, dodgy drugs and a toothless watchdog that"s failing patients

Faulty implants, dodgy drugs and a toothless watchdog that's failing patients Just over two years ago consultant plastic surgeon Azhar Aslam became deeply worried — he’d had to remove eight silicone breast implants from women within a few months of each other because they had ruptured prematurely. It struck him as highly unusual. ‘If implants do rupture, it is normally after seven to ten years, and it is usually caused by an impact, such as the wearer falling over or having a car accident,’ he says.

Britain"s first hand transplant to be performed in NHS hospital next year

Britain”s first hand transplant to be performed in NHS hospital next year Surgeons are to carry out Britain’s first hand transplant, giving hope to those who have suffered terrible injuries. It involves plastic surgeons carefully stitching on one from a donor, and a new NHS unit will be set up for the procedure. Professor Simon Kay, who is spearheading the facility at Leeds Teaching Hospital, said the first procedure would be carried out next year and five or six people had already come forward as potential recipients