How many more wasted lives? Tom Wroe: Dead at 18, murdered by one of the Afghan police Britain is trying to train

Afghan recruit had begged for help, claiming he had hurt his foot on a patrol He shot the two soldiers with an assault rifle as they went to offer first aidPte Wroe and Sgt Thursby were from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire RegimentFresh claims that the gunman was related to a Taliban leader

Gallstones: I could hardly move with pain, but shockwaves shattered my gallstones

I could hardly move with pain, but shockwaves shattered my gallstones By David Hurst PUBLISHED: 00:53 GMT, 4 September 2012 | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 4 September 2012 Gallstones are becoming increasingly common — a quarter of women over 60 will develop them.

Whooping cough cases treble in a year to 3,500 as teenagers and adults are hit by illness

Whooping cough cases treble in a year to 3,500 as teenagers and adults are hit by illness Experts said parents should make sure their children were vaccinated at two, three and four months of age | UPDATED: 15:02 GMT, 31 August 2012 The number of cases of whooping cough in England and Wales have already tripled this year and are hitting young babies who are most at risk of death, say health officials.

Boy with inoperable brain tumour uses automatic camera to act as his "memory"

Boy with inoperable brain tumour uses automatic camera to act as his 'memory' SenseCam is hung around Jacob's neck and takes around 2,000 pictures a dayHe can then flick through them to trigger memories | UPDATED: 11:52 GMT, 27 June 2012 A boy with an inoperable brain tumour is using a special camera to help him remember what he's been up to each day.

IVF "may increase breast cancer risk in younger women"

IVF 'may increase breast cancer risk in younger women' Cancer link 'some cause for concern' for younger women trying to conceiveLink could be because women undergoing IVF exposed to higher levels of circulating estrogen | UPDATED: 11:07 GMT, 25 June 2012 Women who go through in vitro fertilization (IVF) early in life have a higher risk of developing breast cancer compared to women who opt for other fertility treatments, according to an Australian study.

Ghost white: Baby born with no blood and given two hours to live is hailed a miracle after bouncing back to health

Olivia had a severe case of newborn anaemia. The haemoglobin count in her red blood cells was too low to be classed as bloodBaby had two emergency transfusions to turn her from ghostly white to ‘amazing pink’

Old-style IVF revives dream of motherhood as women turn their backs on newer methods

Old-style IVF revives dream of motherhood as women turn their backs on newer methods | UPDATED: 01:44 GMT, 10 March 2012 Back to basics: Research has shown that a higher percentage of older women became pregnant by using an early method of IVF An older form of IVF has helped women who had given up hope of having their own genetic children become mothers after all.

Florence and the Machine fan, 20, who died from cancer is immortalised on single cover of her favourite band

Florence and the Machine fan, 20, who died from cancer is immortalised on single cover of her favourite band Natalie Roberts died from the rare cancer Ewing’s Sarcoma in 2010Her best friend Louise painted her portrait in tribute and it was chosen for a limited edition vinyl cover A young music fan who died from cancer in 2010 has been chosen to appear on the cover of a record by her favourite band Florence and the Machine.

They’re playing with my life: 25-stone woman fears she will die after gastric bypass op is cancelled for the second time

Louise Hastings has op cancelled after medic resigns’I’ve been treated really badly’, grandmother-of-four saysSays her weight piled on after taking steroids for asthma