Measles cases at 18-year high because parents are failing to get children vaccinated

Measles cases at 18-year high because parents are failing to get children vaccinated 2,016 confirmed cases in England and Wales in 2012, the highest annual total since 1994 Teenagers not vaccinated when they were younger are at particular risk of becoming exposed, say experts Several smaller spreads have also occurred in travelling communities across the European Union , the highest annual total since 1994″ class=”blkBorder” /> There were 2,016 confirmed cases of measles in England and Wales in 2012, the highest annual total since 1994 The number of measles cases in England and Wales has reached an 18 year high, it was revealed today.

Hangover cures: Get Nigella Lawson and Denise Van Outen"s top tips for New Years Day

How the stars survive hangovers from hell: Get Nigella Lawson and Denise Van Outen's top tips for New Years DayHow the celebrities deal with the pain which will befall a large proportion of the British population on New Year's Day | UPDATED: 17:12 GMT, 30 December 2012 The bad news is there’s no cure for a hangover.

How the stars survive hangovers from hell: Get Nigella Lawson and Denise Van Outen"s top tips for New Years Day

How the stars survive hangovers from hell: Get Nigella Lawson and Denise Van Outen's top tips for New Years DayHow the celebrities deal with the pain which will befall a large proportion of the British population on New Year's Day | UPDATED: 02:08 GMT, 30 December 2012 The bad news is there’s no cure for a hangover.

Hayley Okines defies odds by celebrating 14th birthday

The girl who's older than her mother: Teenager who ages prematurely defies odds by celebrating 14th birthday and writes her heartwarming autobiography | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 12 March 2012 Little Hayley Okines has released a book Little Hayley Okines was told she would not live beyond the age of 13.

Katie Piper: Acid attack survivor has eye-sight restored after stem-cell surgery

Brave acid attack survivor Katie Piper has eye-sight restored after stem-cell surgery A former model and television presenter who was left partially blind in one eye after an acid attack has had her sight restored following stem-cell surgery.

Naishel Kelly, 14, dies on first day back at top independent school from suspected asthma attack

Girl, 14, dies on first day back at top independent school from suspected asthma attack A 14-year-old girl died on her first day back at a leading independent school after suffering a suspected asthma attack. Naishel Kelly, 14, had trouble breathing in a lesson shortly after lunch at Brighton College, East Sussex.

Rickets: No one told me children should take vitamin D pills – then my son got the disease

No one told me children should take vitamin D pills – then my son got rickets Four-year-old Toby Ault cried out in pain as his mother Kathryn gently lifted him up to tuck him into bed. ‘He said it was his legs and they were really hurting him again,’ says Kathryn, 27. ‘It was the third or fourth time in the space of a few weeks.