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: 19:18 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.

Men without children are "more depressed and sad" than childless women

Men without children are 'more depressed and sad' than childless women Men are almost as likely as women to want children, say British researchersAlso feel more isolated, depressed and angry if they don't have them Main reasons men want children are 'cultural' and due to family pressuresFor women, it is more about personal desire and biological urge By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 23:02 GMT, 2 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 2 April 2013 Men without children are more likely to suffer depression about the issue than their female counterparts Men without children are more likely to suffer depression about the issue than their female counterparts.

Going vegetarian CAN reduce your risk of heart disease

Going vegetarian can reduce your risk of hospital treatment or death from heart disease by a THIRD People who cut meat and fish out of their diet were 32% less likely die or be hospitalised from heart diseaseVegetarians had lower blood pressures and cholesterol levels than meat eatersStudy, of 45,000 people, is largest of its kind By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 17:02 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:50 GMT, 31 January 2013 Becoming a vegetarian can reduce the risk of heart disease by a third, a major new study has found Vegetarians are a third less likely to need hospital treatment for heart disease or die from it, claim researchers.

Doctors zap high blood pressures with radio waves: Procedure could be permanent cure

Doctors zap high blood pressures with radio waves: Procedure could be permanent cure Could provide lifeline for thousands of patients that don't respond to drugs | UPDATED: 22:55 GMT, 26 August 2012 A radical therapy that zaps the kidneys with radio waves could provide a permanent cure for high blood pressure, research shows.