Coronation Street star Hayden battles kidney cancer aged just six

Coronation Street child star Hayden battles kidney cancer aged just six Child actor diagnosed with a kidney tumour in the summer after losing his appetite Brave youngster has undergone chemotherapy, surgery and radiotherapyInvited to Manchester City to meet his footballer idols and inspired them to win match 5-0 | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 19 December 2012 Brave: Hayden Whitbread tells friends his cancer surgery scar came from fighting a shark A child actor who won the heart of millions as loveable Freddie Peacock in Coronation Street, is battling cancer at the tender age of six.

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.

Retinoblastoma: Tumour discovered after photos revealed "ghostly white reflection" in newborn"s eye

Baby boy diagnosed with SIX eye tumours after photo reveals 'ghostly white reflection' in newborn's eye Parents were taking lots of pictures of their newborn son when they noticed something different Father said: 'Sometimes you get red eye in the photos but this looked almost like a hole in his eye'Little Romero was diagnosed with a big tumour behind his left eye and five smaller ones behind his right eyeChemotherapy and laser treatment have removed the smaller tumours and reduced the big tumour in size | UPDATED: 09:34 GMT, 3 October 2012 Among the dozens of photos that proud parents Curtis and Leonie Norville were taking of their newborn son, one in particular stood out.

"Disease of kings" on the rise as more people get gout because of increase in obesity

'Disease of kings' on the rise as more people get gout because of increase in obesity Hospital admissions have almost doubled in a decade | UPDATED: 22:33 GMT, 30 September 2012 Soaring numbers of patients are being admitted to hospital with gout triggered by obesity and heavy drinking.

Liposuction helped shrink my agonising swollen leg: How lipo is relieving a chronic lymph problem affecting thousands

Liposuction helped shrink my agonising swollen leg: How lipo is relieving a chronic lymph problem affecting thousands | UPDATED: 00:17 GMT, 21 August 2012 'My leg was so big, it was hard to bend it,' said Roisin Gallen /08/21/article-2191175-14A0D12C000005DC-161_468x490.jpg” width=”468″ height=”490″ alt=”Six months after the operation, and for the first time in more than a decade, Roisin's legs are the same size, and she's back in size 12 clothes” class=”blkBorder” /> Six months after the operation, and for the first time in more than a decade, Roisin's legs are the same size, and she's back in size 12 clothes As well as swelling, this trapped fluid puts patients at high risk of potentially life-threatening infection such as cellulitis, an infection of the tissues.

Woman told six times by doctors her swollen tummy due to a car crash amazed after she gives birth

Woman who was told six times by doctors that her swollen tummy and missed periods were due to a car crash was PREGNANT Medics said Gemma Cleghorn's periods had stopped because of the trauma from crash'I kept thinking it was a dream.

“Elephant Boy”; fighting for his life after legs swelled up and he contracted flesh-eating infection

‘Elephant Boy’, 10, fighting for his life after legs swelled up and he contracted flesh-eating infection

Aspirin is "as effective as warfarin" for most heart failure patients

Aspirin is 'as effective as warfarin' for most heart failure patients Warfarin users had half the risk of having a stroke than those on aspirin, but had twice the risk of major bleeding | UPDATED: 09:17 GMT, 3 May 2012 Aspirin could be just as good as more expensive drugs for patients with heart failure, say researchers.

Mosquito which carries deadly West Nile virus disease living in Kent marshes more than 70 years after vanishing from UK

Mosquito which carries deadly West Nile virus disease living in Kent marshes more than 70 years after vanishing from UK Mosquito species may have arrived via international shipping 663 cases of the virus in the U.S in 2009 A species of mosquito capable of transmitting the deadly West Nile virus to humans has been discovered breeding in Britain for the first time since 1945.