What a year! Here’s to 2012 being a more quiet and less destructive year.
Parents' need to raise 150,000 in 18 days to save daughter with a one-in-a-million form of liver cancer Parents have partly remortgaged their home to raise money for operation | UPDATED: 13:06 GMT, 26 June 2012 Sophie Roberts was first diagnosed with cancer in June 2011 The parents of a two-year-old girl who has liver cancer have just 18 days to raise 152,000 for a life-saving operation.
The laser life-saver: Surgeons save unborn baby by removing mouth tumour while she is still in the WOMB Ultrasound appeared to show a bubble emerging from foetus' mouth – it was a rare tumour the size of a matchboxSurgeons removed the life-threatening mass with a laser inside the womb | UPDATED: 18:58 GMT, 22 June 2012 Tammy and Alain Gonzalez with their baby after the pioneering procedure saved her life Surgeons saved the life of a baby before she was born by removing a tumour from her mouth while she was still in the womb.
Graphic image shows Miami cannibal and his blood-soaked victim seconds after grisly attack
“I”m going to be late. I love you and I”ll be back”: The last words of Miami cannibal to his girlfriend just hours before horrific attack
“Three topless women and the Twin Towers”: Canadians baffled by picture of WWI memorial on their new $20 dollar billBanknote shows the Vimy Memorial – a statue in France representing the bravery and sacrifice of Canadian soldiers in the First World WarConcern from focus groups during 5-year consultation over design
Mother who lost son to meningitis wins SEVEN year battle to bring consultant who refused to prescribe antibiotics before GMC A mother of a boy who died from meningitis has won a seven year battle to bring a consultant before the General Medical Council.
Patients may dread having a colonoscopy, but study finds they halve risk of colon cancer death Treated patients had 53% lower risk of dying from colon cancer than would be expected in a similar group in the general populationProcedure involves inserting a tiny camera on a tube through the anus into the large intestine It is a procedure that is both uncomfortable and embarrassing, but a new study has found patients don't endure colonoscopies in vain.
'Doctor has opened patient’s chest with knife, then saw': Surgeons tweet every step of live open-heart op on Twitter Those who have always thought they'd make a brilliant surgeon after playing Operation may think again…
Half of children ditch the suncream at secondary school 'because they want a tan' Protection: Sun damage at a young age has been linked to a heightened risk of melanoma Children starting secondary school start to yearn for a golden tan at the same time as their parents hand over the task of applying their own suncream, a survey has found.