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.

Saved with just moments to spare, the twin born with a cancerous tumour crushing her windpipe

Saved with just moments to spare, the twin born with a cancerous tumour crushing her windpipe Isabel Roberts born with tumour on neck that weighed a sixth of her weight Doctors raced to save her life by creating an airway so she can breatheTumour was cancerous but she is responding well to treatment By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:20 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:56 GMT, 1 February 2013 A baby girl nearly died after she was born with a tumour crushing her windpipe.

Father who lived with rare disease for 40 years finally diagnosed after doctor see him tie his shoelaces

Father who lived with rare disease for 40 years finally diagnosed after doctor sees him tie his shoelaces Ian took his daughter, who has Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, to a hospital appointment Hereditary condition can cause bruising and lax joints that bend too far Usually if child has it, both parents are unaffected carriers of the faulty gene But doctor realised Ian had the condition after seeing him tie his shoelaces By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:34 GMT, 23 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 23 January 2013 A father who lived with a rare disease for more than 40 years without realising was finally diagnosed after a doctor saw him tie his shoelaces.

Male cancer survivors losing the chance to become fathers after frozen sperm is destroyed

Male cancer survivors losing the chance to become fathers after frozen sperm is destroyed Young men who suffer cancer are given chance to store sperm in case invasive treatment damages fertility But many do not realise it can be disposed of after a decade if their fertility has not been tested By Emily Payne PUBLISHED: 14:33 GMT, 4 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:15 GMT, 4 January 2013 Young men who have undergone treatments like chemotherapy or radiotherapy for cancer are routinely offered the chance to store their sperm to ward against the risk of post-treatment infertility.

Toddler enjoys first family Christmas at home, after having ELEVEN tumours removed from all over her body

Toddler enjoys first family Christmas at home after having ELEVEN tumours removed from all over her body Lily Atkinson, 2, was diagnosed with cancer neuroblastoma a week before her first birthdayTumours spread to her skull, arms, legs, spine, pelvis and chestAfter undergoing eight rounds of chemotherapy she is now strong enough to enjoy Christmas with all her family | UPDATED: 18:24 GMT, 14 December 2012 A brave two-year-old girl who battled with multiple tumours all over her body is to enjoy her first real family Christmas at home.

Hope for infertile women as scientists create eggs using stem cells and use IVF to produce healthy young

Hope for infertile women as scientists create eggs from stem cells in mice before using IVF to produce healthy young | UPDATED: 06:51 GMT, 5 October 2012 For the first time, scientists have not only succeeded in making eggs, but using them in IVF to produce healthy young.

Binge-drinking soars among pensioners

Minimum alcohol price could save lives of 50,000 binge-drinking pensioners Those aged 65 and over are more likely to drink every dayAround a third of older drinkers are thought to develop a drinking habit later in life | UPDATED: 13:16 GMT, 7 September 2012 The lives of 50,000 pensioners could be saved over the next decade if a minimum alcohol price was rolled out in England, say researchers.