Cancer patient sues hospital after surgeons removed wrong testicle

Cancer patient sues hospital after surgeons removed wrong testicleWiltshire man, 48, sues Salisbury District HospitalSurgery for cancerous testicle saw the other removed By Luke Salkeld PUBLISHED: 01:51 GMT, 20 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 20 February 2013 A patient suffering from cancer who had a healthy testicle removed by mistake is suing the hospital where he had the operation.

Nip "n" tuck scare tactic: Patients "should see photos of scarring to warn them of side effects"

Nip 'n' tuck scare tactic: Patients 'should see photos of scarring to warn them of side effects' | UPDATED: 09:41 GMT, 31 December 2012 Patients thinking of having cosmetic surgery should be shown photos of bruising and scarring to warn them of the side-effects, a report says.

Father whose hand was sliced in half by industrial machinery has it sewn back together…AND regains feeling in his fingers

Father whose hand was sliced in half by industrial machinery has it sewn back together…AND regains feeling in his fingers Atushkumar Patel, 37, lost four fingers and part of his right hand when the machine he was cleaning turned itself on automatically Was rushed to Broomfield Hospital in Essex, where surgeons spent ten hours painstakingly wiring his bones, tendons and nerves back togetherNow, just five weeks after his horrific accident, he has managed to regain the movement and feeling in his fingers | UPDATED: 18:39 GMT, 13 December 2012 A father-of-two whose hand was sliced in half by a machine has made a miraculous recovery, thanks to painstaking surgery.

Radio 2 DJ Jo Whiley: "I"ve never done a fad diet, but I watch what I eat"

'I've never done a fad diet, but I watch what I eat': Under the microscope with Jo Whiley | UPDATED: 00:15 GMT, 11 December 2012 The Radio 2 DJ, 47, on existing without much sleep, having a high pain threshold and why she won't be having plastic surgery 'I often eat on the go, so it's (diet) not as healthy as it should be,' said Jo Whiley ANY FAMILY AILMENTS Rheumatoid arthritis — my dad is badly affected by stiff, painful joints, and my mum and grandmother also have it.

Nobel winner and organ transplant pioneer Joseph Murray dies at 93

Doctor who performed first successful organ transplant dies aged 93More than 600,000 people worldwide have received transplants since Joseph Murray's pioneering innovationHe was given a Nobel Prize for his work after taking a kidney from one identical twin and giving it to his twin brother, in 1954 He learned his craft during World War II, treating badly-burned soldiers | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 27 November 2012 Pioneer: Dr Joseph Murray, the surgeon who carried out the first successful kidney transplant, has died at 93 Dr Joseph Murray, the surgeon who carried out the first successful kidney transplant and later won a Nobel Prize for his work, has died at the age of 93.

One in 10 children rushed to hospital with burns being scorched by hair straighteners

Hair straightener accidents now account for one in 10 young burns victims – with children as young as 18months left needing plastic surgery The beauty product can reach 220C, which is hot enough to fry an eggChildren's skin is up to 15 times thinner than adults so far more vulnerable to burnsStraighteners takes 40 minutes to cool down By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 11:31 GMT, 16 October 2012 | UPDATED: 12:34 GMT, 16 October 2012 Hair straighteners are causing 'horrific injuries' to hundreds of young children across the UK, a safety charity has warned.

Holly Pereira: Teenager with cystic fibrosis makes YouTube plea to find a life-saving organ donor

Is there anyone out there who will save my life YouTube transplant plea by Holly, 19 Holly has cystic fibrosis and has only 20 per cent lung function It would be amazing if more people signed up even if it's too late for me, says brave teenMarks growing trend of patients making heartfelt appeals for organs online | UPDATED: 10:42 GMT, 19 September 2012 Hoping: Holly Pereira, who desperately needs a lung donor, has made a YouTube plea for more people to sign the national organ donor register When most young people place a video on YouTube, the aim is to share a cherished moment or favourite song.

Cats that beg could be suffering from an obsession with food that has driven it to insanity

Cats that beg for food aren”t just hungry, they”ve got a psychological condition, say scientists. Feed me, please: A cat begging could be a sign of mental illness Does your cat meow for titbits from the table or rub against your legs as soon as you open the fridge It seems you may need to dish out some psychological treatment rather than a bowl of Whiskas.

So what really ingredients really go into a sausage? Read on and you may never eat a frankfurter again

So what ingredients really go into a hot dog Read on and you may never want to eat another frankfurterNext month sees opening of a London restaurant specialising in hot dogs and ChampagneCheap hot dogs eaten in excess can be disastrous for a person”s health World Cancer Research Fund recommends people avoid all processed meats