Old age is simply a state of mind – and enjoying life to the full can keep you young

Old age is simply a 'state of mind' – and enjoying life to the full can keep you young People who perceive themselves as old are more likely to quit activities which could help keep them youngKey examples include socialising and regular exercise author] PUBLISHED: 15:54 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 16:00 GMT, 16 April 2013 Age is nothing but a number, according to new research that suggests you're only as old as you let yourself feel.

Dementia sufferer, 90, rushed to hospital left waiting on a trolley in a corridor for five hours

Dementia sufferer, 90, taken to hospital and 'left waiting on a trolley in a corridor for FIVE HOURS with 25 other patients' Pam Bailey taken to A&E while suffering from water infection and vomitingArrived at Portsmouth hospital where she was put on trolley for five hoursSeen by a doctor and then 'waited another four hours to be taken to ward'Former Women's Royal Naval Servicewoman said incident left her shakenBailey: 'Wait has cut years off my life and I'd like hospital to say “sorry” By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 21 February 2013 Traumatic: Pam Bailey, of Fareham, Hampshire, was taken to A&E in an ambulance while suffering from a water infection, vomiting and dehydration A 90-year-old dementia sufferer was left waiting on a trolley in a hospital corridor for a shocking five hours, it was alleged today.

Man who was given 5% chance of a family after battling testicular cancer twice defies the odds to become a father

Man given 5% chance of becoming a father after battling testicular cancer twice celebrates his son's first Christmas Huw Allanson, 26, lost a testicle and had several gruelling rounds of chemo after being diagnosed Told he and fiance Lizi had just 5% chance of conceiving naturally due to poor quality spermBut just a week before starting IVF, realised they had conceived naturallyBaby Ryan was born in April this year | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 From the moment he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, Huw Allanson had feared his dream of becoming a father would never come true.

The amazing alarm-clock dog who wakes narcoleptic owner several times a day

The amazing alarm-clock dog who helps narcoleptic owner live a normal life by waking her several times a day Annick suffers up to six sleep attacks a day and never knows when she will drop offThe 35-year-old couldn't live an independent life and relied on parental supervisionDoctor suggested training a dog to wake Annick when she nodded off during the dayAfter one year's training Idefix will now nip her ankles and ears for up to half an hour to rouse Annick | UPDATED: 14:26 GMT, 27 December 2012 A woman with narcolepsy who suffers up to six sleep attacks a day has had her life transformed by a very special dog.

Woman delivers nephew in hospital car park AND gives him kiss of life after his mother wrongly sent home while in labour

Woman delivers nephew in hospital car park AND gives him kiss of life after his mother wrongly sent home while in labour <br> Kirsty Brook, 30, went into labour five weeks earlyHospital staff sent her home, saying contractions were a urine infectionSister Michelle drove her back to hospital but was too late to get insideAlso had to give mouth-to-mouth as baby not breathing <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 15:12 GMT, 23 November 2012 </p> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/22/article-2236970-162991CB000005DC-844_306x423.jpg" width="306" height="423" alt="Kirsty Brook's (left) baby Harry was born five weeks early in a hospital car park, delivered by his aunt Michelle (right)" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">Kirsty Brook's (left) baby Harry was born five weeks early in a hospital car park, delivered by his aunt Michelle (right) </p> <p>A woman was forced to deliver her nephew in a hospital car park and then give him the kiss of life after doctors sent his mother home prematurely.

Binge drinking: Young adults from Manchester and Merseyside are heaviest teen drinkers in Europe, finds study of 26 cities

Young adults from Manchester and Merseyside are heaviest teen drinkers in Europe, finds study of 26 cities 55% of young teenagers in Merseyside and 50% of those in Greater Manchester drank heavily compared to the EU city average of 33%However Mancunians ate considerably more fruit and vegetables than EU average while Liverpudlians smoked less By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:39 GMT, 17 September 2012 | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 17 September 2012 Too much, too young: Teenage heavy drinking rates are high in the north of England Teenagers living in the north of England are among the heaviest underage drinkers in Europe, according to a study of 26 European cities.

Premature baby who "died" for 25 minutes before miraculously coming back to life celebrates his first birthday

Premature baby who 'died' for 25 minutes before miraculously coming back to life celebrates his first birthdayKerry and Simon Welsh, who had been trying for a baby for 18 years and had six miscarriages, said Shayne's life was meant to beAfter being told he had died, they prepared for a chaplain to christen the baby, but then noticed he still had a faint heartbeatAfter dying in his incubator when he was born at just 26 weeks, Shayne is now a happy, healthy boy | UPDATED: 09:18 GMT, 13 September 2012 Every child's first birthday is a milestone occasion, and one that is celebrated by delighted parents.