Stiliyan Petrov leukaemia battle: Brave smile of the Premier League footballer transformed by cancer

Brave smile of the Premier League footballer whose super-athletic body has been utterly transformed by cancer Stiliyan Petrov was diagnosed last year after feeling tired and run downHad an acute form of the illness, meaning his survival chances were 50/50 Now in remission after chemotherapy and will take medication for two years Having learned more about his condition, says he is 'lucky to be alive' .

Baby Jasper baffles doctors by being born with never-before-seen condition

The baby who's baffling doctors with a mystery condition they've never seen before Jasper Holt was born at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary on April 8He has a cleft palate, conjoined kidneys, a small jaw and cysts in his brainDoctors think condition may be unique and dubbed it 'Jasper's syndrome'It is now believed he has a chromosomal abnormality By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:11 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 15 April 2013 Doctors have been left baffled after a baby was born with a condition they had never seen before.

Dr App! From heart meters to panic beaters there"s an app to take care of you – but which can you really trust?

Dr App! From heart meters to panic beaters there's an app to take care of you – but which can you really trust By Mail On Sunday Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 23 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:23 GMT, 23 February 2013 There is an app for everything from coughs to heart rates and gum disease, but which ones are reliable and which are not We have asked leading medics to give their recommendations to guide you in the jungle of health apps: MANAGE SYMPTOMS FOR A HEALTHY HEART BOOST WELLBEING PREVENT ILLNESS

Mother told to abort baby as he had "no chance" of survival speaks of her joy as son comes home from hospital

Mother told to abort her baby as he had 'no chance' of survival speaks of her joy as he comes home from hospital Jade Clarke was offered a termination after doctors said baby had 'no chance' of living a full lifeShe refused and gave birth to Riley who had heart on wrong side of his body He spent first 17months in hospital but has now been allowed home By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 09:51 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:51 GMT, 15 February 2013 A mother who was told by doctors that her unborn son was so ill she should have an abortion is celebrating after her baby boy has made a miracle recovery – and come home from hospital for the first time.

The ultra-realistic prosthetics helping rebuild patients" lives after illness or accidents

Suits you, sir: The ultra-realistic prosthetics helping rebuild patients' lives after illness or accidents Experts at the Royal Truro Hospital make 9,000 fake body parts a yearRecipients include facial trauma victims injured after fires, cancers and throat operationsDoctors sculpt each feature in wax and mould into latex noses, teeth or earsThen make sure each one is a perfect match for the patient's skin tone By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:16 GMT, 31 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:34 GMT, 31 January 2013 These bizarrre images of eyes, ears and noses look like a film make-up department – but are a behind-the-scenes peek at a hospital prosthetic unit.

Chantelle Serginson: Miracle model amazes doctors by walking just SEVEN months after hotel plunge

Miracle model amazes doctors by walking just SEVEN months after the 80ft hotel plunge that should have killed herChantelle Serginson, 25, was not expected to live after her horrific six-storey fallShe recovered and doctors told her it would take 18 months to walk againNow she has amazed them by getting back on her feet in just seven months | UPDATED: 13:10 GMT, 31 December 2012 A young woman who plunged 80ft from her hotel balcony and was left horrifically injured has said it's 'miraculous' that she's walking again.

Doctors save man"s life by using neat alcohol to give him a HEART ATTACK

Doctors save man's life by using neat alcohol to give him a HEART ATTACK Ronald, 77, suffering from a life-threatening disturbance to heart rhythmNeat alcohol injected into artery to destroy heart muscle causing the problemPatient was well enough to leave hospital three days later | UPDATED: 11:20 GMT, 24 December 2012 Doctors have saved a patient's life by killing off part of his heart with neat alcohol.

Rosacea: "Tis the season to suffer red itchy skin: How cold walks and mulled wine mean misery for the one in ten with rosacea

'Tis the season to suffer red itchy skin: How cold walks and mulled wine mean misery for the one in ten with rosacea | UPDATED: 23:22 GMT, 17 December 2012 Roaring fires, mulled wine, and stress — Christmas is enough to make anyone red in the face.