Ban "failing" hip resurfacing implants for women, say surgeons

Ban 'failing' hip resurfacing implants for women, say surgeonsWomen who had worn-out hips resurfaced five times more likely to need a second operation More than one in ten suffer problemsFailure figures for men are much lower | UPDATED: 01:07 GMT, 2 October 2012 Women should no longer be offered hip resurfacing because of ‘unacceptably high’ failure rates, surgeons have warned.

Toddler Wren Bowell survives after falling on pencil which pierced her eye socket and lodged in her brain

One millimetre from death: Toddler survives miraculously after falling on to a pencil which pierced her eye socket and lodged in her brain. Wren Bowell tripped over a stair-gate forcing the pencil she was carrying through her eye socketIt bounced off her eyeball and missed three major blood vessels but ended up jammed 1.5inc into the front of her brainDoctors spent four hours operating on her to save her life and remove a section of her skull

Teacher who has been in coma for 10 months starts CRYING after he hears fiancee"s voice down phone held to his ear

Teacher who has been in coma for 10 months starts CRYING after he hears fiancee's voice on phone held to his earMathew Taylor, 31, has been unconscious since horrific motorbike crashTears were first signs of life following accident in Bali last JulyFamily had to raise 100,000 to have him treated there then flown home Fiancee Anda Nurul, 27, was forced to leave him in British hospital after her visa ran out Doctors had told his family he might never wake up | UPDATED: 15:35 GMT, 7 June 2012 A teacher who has been in a coma for 10 months has shown the first signs of recovery – he began to cry on hearing his fiancee's voice on the telephone.

Britain"s worst midwife: She drops a baby on its head and nearly electrocutes mother in birthing pool by plugging monitor into the mains

Britain's worst midwife: She drops a baby on its head and nearly electrocutes mother in birthing pool by plugging monitor into the mains | UPDATED: 23:30 GMT, 12 April 2012 Incompetent: Midwife Diana Warwick, 56, faces being struck off after she was found guilty of 30 blunders A midwife dropped a baby on its head and nearly electrocuted a woman who was giving birth, in a series of terrifying blunders.

Man with a huge dent in his head gets face rebuilt using fat from stomach

Man with a huge dent in his head has it rebuilt using fat from stomach Tim Barter shatters skull, eye socket and cheekboneUndergoes first procedure of its kind in Britain to improve outcome of facial injuries A man who was left with a huge dent in his head after hitting a brick wall has had it rebuilt using fat from his stomach.