Rugby player who shattered his kidney in FOUR places and had injuries "worse than a 70mph" car crash makes miracle recovery

Rugby player who shattered his kidney in FOUR places and had injuries 'worse than a 70mph' car crash makes miracle recovery Kieran O'Connor, 22, was accidentally kneed in the back by a rival playerLost six pints of blood during emergency surgery to remove the organCan now never play rugby again as only has one kidney remaining By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:17 GMT, 12 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:24 GMT, 13 March 2013 An innocuous rugby tackle led to Kieran O'Connor suffering kidney injuries worse than a '70mph car crash victim' A rugby player has made a miraculous recovery after shattering his kidney in four places following an innocuous tackle.

Mother told to abort baby as he had "no chance" of survival speaks of her joy as son comes home from hospital

Mother told to abort her baby as he had 'no chance' of survival speaks of her joy as he comes home from hospital Jade Clarke was offered a termination after doctors said baby had 'no chance' of living a full lifeShe refused and gave birth to Riley who had heart on wrong side of his body He spent first 17months in hospital but has now been allowed home By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 09:51 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 09:51 GMT, 15 February 2013 A mother who was told by doctors that her unborn son was so ill she should have an abortion is celebrating after her baby boy has made a miracle recovery – and come home from hospital for the first time.

Woman trapped in her own body for nine months after brain haemorrhage makes startling recovery thanks to last ditch surgery

Mother trapped in her own body for nine months after brain haemorrhage makes startling recovery thanks to last ditch surgery Pauline Quinn suffered a brain haemorrhage in July 2011 and was unresponsive for nine months, unable to walk, talk or eat Amazed doctors by talking again after shunt drained excess fluid from brainShe told her sister she thought she had been in hospital for a few weeks doctors put a shunt into Ms Quinn's brain to drain extra fluid from her skull.

Can"t rid yourself of a hacking cough? Don"t worry, the average one lasts for THREE WEEKS

Can't rid yourself of a hacking cough Don't worry, the average one lasts up to THREE WEEKS Sufferers expect a bad cough to be gone in seven to nine days, reveals surveyBut studies reveal they are likely to last twice as longDoctors 'are too ready to prescribe antibiotics' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 | UPDATED: 11:30 GMT, 15 January 2013 Can't stop the cough The average one subsides after 18 days People who suffer from an irritating throat tickle that hangs around for weeks may have nothing to worry about, say researchers.

The best Christmas present ever: Parents" joy as daughter, 4, makes miraculous recovery from a STROKE

Parents' joy as daughter, 4, makes miraculous recovery from a STROKE Mabel's father thought she had food poisoning after she fell ill during a shopping tripShe was rushed to hospital after her condition worsened and an MRI scan revealed she had suffered a strokeShe was then sent by helicopter to a specialist hospital where surgeons managed to stem the bleedingThe youngster had to re-learn how to walk but within a week she ran out of the hospital.

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.

Baby makes miracle recovery after heart "swelled to the size of a football"

Baby with heart that 'swelled to the size of a football' makes miracle recovery from surgery Little Liam diagnosed with faulty valve which made his heart swellHis parents were told he would die without an operation but could also die during surgerySurgery to replace the faulty valve with a pig's valve was a success | UPDATED: 18:56 GMT, 5 December 2012 A baby born with a swollen heart has made a miraculous recovery after having risky surgery.