Deep-sea diving tank combined with injections of a patient's own stem cells to treat diabetes By Roger Dobson PUBLISHED: 03:48 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 04:38 GMT, 12 March 2013 Sitting in a diving chamber may be a new treatment for type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the condition.
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.
'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.
My husband died like a battery hen: MP Ann Clwyd describes her husband's treatment at the hands of the NHS MP said her husband was 'squashed up against the iron bars of the bed' with 'an oxygen mask that didn’t fit his face'The human rights advocate said 'nobody should die in such conditions'A spokesman for the University Hospital of Wales promised to investigate, saying they wouldn't tolerate poor care | UPDATED: 17:17 GMT, 4 December 2012 An MP has described how her husband was treated with 'coldness, resentment, indifference and contempt' by staff as he lay dying in hospital.
While you were sleeping: The baby sock that monitors your child's breathing, giving anxious parents peace of mindIt works by strapping around an infant’s foot and measuring heart rate and blood-oxygen levelsScientists hope the device could help cut the number of cases of Sudden Infant Death Syndromes – or cot deaths | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 29 November 2012 Most new parents have spent sleepless nights, worrying whether their child is breathing properly while tucked up in their cots.
Patient killed in oxygen explosion as a second dies in broken lift: Damning dossier reveals NHS failings that lead to death First study shows 345 serious incidents in Scotland including 100 deathsPneumonia patient died after being left for nine days without medicationShocking report reveals another patient had wrong organs stapled together | UPDATED: 12:02 GMT, 26 November 2012 A horrifying catalogue of serious errors at NHS hospitals in Scotland has come to light, following a Freedom of Information request.
How drug used to speed up births can starve a baby of oxygen | UPDATED: 06:48 GMT, 16 October 2012 Kate was nine days overdue with Jack when she was admitted to Yeovil District Hospital Jack Clayton is a bright seven-year-old with an impish grin who loves riding his Dartmoor pony, Harry Hoof, and playing with his four-year-old brother.
£6million payout for boy starved of oxygen at birth which caused cerebral palsy Joseph O’Reggio, 11, has been left unable or speak or feed himselfMaternity staff failed to act swiftly enough when his heart rate dropped Delay caused him to be starved of oxygen which led to brain damage Ten year battle for parents Julian and Rachel to get the hospital to accept liability | UPDATED: 21:22 GMT, 15 October 2012 The family of a boy who developed severe cerebral palsy after a hospital blunder led to him being starved of oxygen at birth have received a £6million payout.
Big Mother: Parents monitor their toddler via CCTV cameras in his bedroom as he suffers up to 16 seizures a day Ollie suffers from Dravet Syndrome – a neurological condition that causes severe seizuresHis parents have set up two cameras – one on his cot and one on his wardrobe – which are linked to screens in their bedroom and loungeFamily say set-up gives them peace of mind | UPDATED: 13:45 GMT, 26 September 2012 A toddler is watched closely by his parents using CCTV because a rare condition means he is at constant risk of dying from a seizure.
Cot death babies may lack vital protein which helps them to breathe At least 300 babies die suddenly and unexpectedly every year Scientists have pinpointed a gene that meant young mice were more likely to struggle with oxygen intake – they think the same effect could occur in humans | UPDATED: 16:05 GMT, 6 September 2012 Cot death babies may lack a vital protein that helps them to breathe, according to new research.