Fit in the City: Natalie Portman"s trainer – and a webcam – get me a ballet body

Fit in the City: Natalie Portman's trainer – and a webcam – get me a ballet bodyRuby Warrington works out at homein New York in front of her laptop By Ruby Warrington PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 23 March 2013 | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 23 March 2013 Fit in the City: Ruby Warrington works out from home It’s 11.20am and Natalie Portman’s personal trainer, Mary Helen Bowers, is putting me through my paces at my apartment in Manhattan’s East Village.

Unconscious five year-old turned away from medical centre "because he wasn"t a patient"

Five-year-old who fell unconscious outside medical centre was turned away 'because he wasn't a patient' Natalie Midgley's son Junior, 5, collapsed outside Petersgate Medical CentreBut staff said there was nothing they could do and told her to call 999She said: 'No-one even came out to help us – I was terrified he would die'Had an agonising 10-minute wait before the ambulance arrived to ask about a skin complaint.

Young mother spends her first healthy Christmas with children as double-lung transplant gives her a second chance at life

'I think of my donor all the time,' says grateful young mother whose double lung transplant has given her a second chance at life Mother of two Natalie Kerr, 31, spent Christmas 2011 hooked up to an oxygen machineFormer nurse was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension four years agoPotentially fatal condition means blood and oxygen can't get to the lungs But her life was saved thanks to a double lung transplant By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 15:43 GMT, 2 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:43 GMT, 2 January 2013 Just over a year ago, Natalie Kerr thought her two young children would be spending this Christmas without her.

Parents delight as baby boy survives after they refuse doctor advice to "let him die naturally"

'Miracle' boy who was born with four heart defects survives despite doctors telling his parents to 'let him die naturally because surgery would kill him' Alfie was born three months early with four major heart defectsHis mother said her gut instinct told her he was a fighterAlfie battled for eight months before he was big enough to have life-saving surgery.

How disturbed sleep in children can "affect the onset of puberty"

How disturbed sleep in children can 'affect the onset of puberty'Deep sleep is ‘intimately involved’ in the control of the onset of puberty, scientists have found | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 13 September 2012 Disturbed sleep in children may affect the onset of puberty, according to research.

Twincredible! Sisters born with rare life-theatening condition that meant they shared the same blood make remarkable recovery

Twincredible! Sisters born with life-threatening condition that meant they shared the same blood in the womb make remarkable recovery | UPDATED: 16:20 GMT, 12 June 2012 Identical twin sisters born with a rare, life-theatening condition have made a remarkable recovery.

Girl has such severe egg allergy that a crumb of cake can burn her skin

We were poisoning her, but we didn't know: Girl has such severe egg allergy that a crumb of cake can burn her skin | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 27 April 2012 Egg-free: Grace wants collapse after eating a chip with gravy on it, which contained yolk A six-year-old girl has such a severe egg allergy that a crumb of cake burns her skin.

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.