Ryan Senior: Child aged just 16 died because surgeon used wrong instrument, court is told

Aspiring mechanic, 16, died after surgeon pierced his vein using wrong instrument in due to 'great pressures over delays' Ryan Senior died of multiple organ failure during routine abdominal surgery Surgeon used wrong instrument that pierced a major vein Today admitted that had been the case due to time pressures at the hospitalSaid getting the right equipment would have delayed the operation Doctors administered 31 pints of blood in a bid to stem the bleedingBut the healthy teenager was killed by an embolism and cardiac arrest PUBLISHED: 13:20 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 19:49 GMT, 10 April 2013 A teenager died during a routine operation when a surgeon allegedly pierced a major vein after using the wrong instrument, an inquest heard.

Toddler"s heart stops for THREE MINUTES after hospital nurse accidentally twists his breathing tubes

Toddler's heart stops for THREE MINUTES after hospital nurse accidentally twists his breathing tubes Sannjay Varathabawan was admitted with a bad cold and breathing problemsWhen a nurse lifted him to clean up his bed, she twisted oxygen tubeThis blocked his air supply and caused his heart to stop for three minutesDoctors frantically battled to save the youngster, who has now recovered By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 14:03 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 14:05 GMT, 6 March 2013 A toddler admitted to hospital with a bad cold had to be resuscitated after a nurse accidentally blocked his breathing tubes, his parents claim.

Couples lose 90 minutes of sleep a week bickering in bed about snoring, fidgeting and passing wind

Couples lose 90 minutes of sleep a week bickering in bed about snoring, fidgeting and passing wind More than a quarter of British couples argue in bed three times a week, each argument lasts 30 minutesArguments are caused by fidgeting, snoring, hogging the duvet and not being in the mood for sexWorst bickerers are in Birmingham and Manchester By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 16:14 GMT, 27 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:59 GMT, 27 February 2013 Fidgeting, snoring, passing wind and hogging the duvet – the list of things that couples argue about in bed is endless.

Switched at birth: How two families are trying to raise their daughters 14 years after they were swapped in a hospital

Staggering story of the babies swapped at birth: Russian parents did not realize they were raising the wrong little girl until she was TWELVE Families discovered mistake after DNA test over paternity questionGirls had been raised by wrong families, one as Christian, one as MuslimFamilies say culture differences make it impossible to switch them backParents now 'share' their children as they try to overcome mix-up PUBLISHED: 14:34 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:44 GMT, 21 February 2013 Two families have discovered that they have been raising each others daughters after the girls were swapped at birth 14 years ago.

Joe Calzaghe: "I think men are much weaker than women"

'I think men are much weaker than women': Under the microscope with Joe Calzaghe By Sarah Ewing PUBLISHED: 01:25 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:25 GMT, 22 January 2013 The former world champion and Strictly star, 40, on getting man flu, pushing himself to stay in shape and having a high pain threshold 'Compared to a regular 40-year-old I'm pretty fit,' said Joe Calzaghe STILL FIT AT 40 I’m nowhere near fighting condition, but compared to a regular 40-year-old I’m pretty fit.

Spending just three minutes extra at the dinner table can keep youngsters thin

Spending just three minutes extra at the dinner table can keep youngsters thin Families who enjoyed 20-minute dinners were less likely to have an obese child than those who spent 17 minutesStudy reveals importance of having scheduled mealtime By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 10:39 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 10:39 GMT, 21 January 2013 Parents can cut the chances of their children getting fat simply by keeping them longer at the dinner table.

Why rest is as crucial as exercise in keeping fit: Breaks allow muscles to recover and makes the body get fitter faster

Why rest is as crucial as exercise in keeping fit: Breaks allow muscles to recover and makes the body get fitter fasterWorking rest periods into exercise sessions makes you fitter, fasterSport scientists undertook study with cyclists By Fiona Macrae PUBLISHED: 23:55 GMT, 17 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 18 January 2013 Relax: Periods of relaxation can help exercise enthusiasts get fitter, faster If your resolution to exercise more is leaving you tired out, put your feet up.

Just a 15 minute stroll four times a week can reduce the risk of an early death by 40%

Just a 15 minute stroll four times a week can reduce the risk of an early death by 40% Fresh air and exercise can boost the immune system, strengthen bones and reduce obesityRegular walking also means better physical health, better strength and a reduced risk of injuries from falls By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 15 January 2013 Even a 15-minute stroll in the open air gives a better chance of extending longevity by a few years Older people who take a short walk just four times a week reduce the risk of an early death by a staggering 40 per cent.

Youngest ever baby to undergo open heart surgery goes home for the first time

Our little Christmas miracle: Parents' joy as youngest ever baby to have open heart surgery goes home for the first time Five-month-old Jessica Muse is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo open heart surgery when she was just 30 minutes oldLittle girl was born hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, meaning she essentially had half a heart as the left side did not workFinally gone home after nine operations and two rounds of open heart surgery | UPDATED: 14:00 GMT, 13 December 2012 A baby girl who underwent open heart surgery at just 30 minutes old has been allowed home for the first time ever to celebrate Christmas.