Woman suffers TWO strokes by the age of 30 (defying odds of a billion to one) – but says ordeal helped her finally find love Colette Boyd, from Glasgow, suffered her first stroke aged just 28 Against odds of a billion to one, suffered another stroke a year later Missing the buzz of working in an office, she visited an internet chatroom There met now-husband Pete, 46, who has shared love of music and football By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:41 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:59 GMT, 20 February 2013 True love: Collette Boyd suffered TWO strokes by the age of 30, but says her ordeal helped her meet her husband Pete A woman who suffered two strokes before the age of 30 – defying odds of a billion to one – has finally found love thanks to her illness.
Woman ends up with part of a dentist's drill in her LUNG after swallowing it during surgery The unnamed woman in her 60s was having dental implants when the incident occurredThe drill head came loose from the surgeon's grip and fell into her mouthDoctors tried to sit her up, but she had already swallowed it 1228/#.UOLNTKp-59E” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> The Local, an English language newspaper in Sweden.
Mother's horror as surgeon who left her unable to speak or breathe after botched thyroid op is allowed to work again Jo Roche, 43, had routine surgery to remove the thyroid gland on her neckThe operation, due to take up to three hours, was done in 90 minutes and left her barely able to speak after the vocal cords were damaged Also needed a tube through her neck and into her windpipe to allow her to breathe properlySurgeon was suspended last year after mistreating patients and lying to coronerNow declared fit to work again by the General Medical Council, much to the horror of Mrs Roche and others treated by him | UPDATED: 20:10 GMT, 27 December 2012 A mother-of-two who has been left breathing through a tube and barely able to speak after a routine operation went wrong has spoken of her horror that the surgeon is being allowed to work again.
The teenager sure to be in Santa's good books after giving CPR to save her little brother's life Courtney, 13, realised her three-year-old brother had experienced a seizure and had stopped breathingHer mother Kim said Courtney calmly performed CPR while she had panickedCourtney managed to revive Lucas after 20 minutes of chest compression and mouth-to-mouth | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 24 December 2012 Meeting Father Christmas is a wonderful experience for any child, but it was extra special for teenager Courtney and her little brother Lucas.
Transplant patient sent home from hospital with A4-sized surgical mat still inside him Michael O'Sullivan, 49, had a CT scan three weeks after his liver transplant after he complained of painA second operation revealed that a silicone mat had been left inside him during the earlier operationIt was a 'never event' – a hospital incident that should never happenLawyer who won him 7,000 compensation said it had been 'basic carelessness' | UPDATED: 20:36 GMT, 4 December 2012 A liver transplant patient was sewn up with an A4-sized piece of surgical equipment left inside him, after a series of medical blunders.
Off with their tails! Male contraceptive pill a step closer as scientists cut off the power supply that helps sperm swim Gene mutation disrupted their ability to swimResulted in sperm tails that were 17 per cent shorter and a 50 per cent reduction in sperm production | UPDATED: 12:05 GMT, 9 October 2012 Scientists have found a way to stop sperm swimming, making the long-awaited male contraceptive pill a step closer to fruition.
Horrifying video shows teacher join class “bullying” of 13-year-old by throwing him to the floor and ordeal has left young boy suicidalTeenager in Gig Harbor, Washington, was grabbed by his fellow eighth-graders, held up by his hands and legs and swung while he let out a high pitch screamHis teacher, John Rosi, poked him while being held and then engaged in a wrestling match which ended with the boy on the floorThe boy became withdrawn and told his parents he felt suicidal after the incident
Mother POTTY TRAINS her twin daughters in the nude on plastic toilets in the middle of restaurant. A Utah mother took potty training a step too far for one diner”s tastes when she had her twin girls use portable bathrooms as they ate at a crowded restaurant on Tuesday.
Joy of mother-to-be told baby would be stillborn after boy starts breathing after he is delivered Alex Jones was told to make preparations for a funeral for her baby boySeconds after delivery he started breathing and wriggling his toesAt three months premature he weighed 1lb and 11oz but is now a year old | UPDATED: 12:49 GMT, 2 July 2012 A mother-to-be told by doctors that her baby had died in the womb was stunned when he started breathing the moment he was born.
Moggie lovers beware! One bite from a cat can put you on the critical list | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 14 May 2012 A few weeks ago I was at my friend Helena’s house playing with her cat, Mr Fluff, when he suddenly lashed out.