Elderly patient dubbed "the invisible man" by coroner was ignored by hospital doctors for 3 DAYS before he died

Patient dubbed 'the invisible man' by a coroner was ignored by hospital doctors for three DAYS before he died Walter Coles, 88, was transferred to Wycombe Hospital last summerBut senior doctors were unaware of his arrival and his care was 'overlooked' The only documentation of his stay 'verged on useless', an inquest heardAs well as not being examined, his medication chart went missing .

Spine zapper "fixes" backs

Spine zapper 'fixes' backs: New device using high-frequency electrical pulse to revolutionise back pain treatmentSpinal cord stimulator sends electrical pulses through the spineNevro is 200 times more powerful than current stimulators | UPDATED: 22:30 GMT, 29 December 2012 A new device that sends a high-frequency electrical pulse through the spine could revolutionise the treatment of severe back pain, according to a new study.

Against all the odds: The amazing recovery of Patrick “the miracle” Pit Bull one year after being left for dead in a trash chute

The dog who came back from the dead:Amazing recovery of Patrick the pit bull after he was dumped in a trash chute An emaciated Pit Bull discovered at the bottom of a trash chute in Newark last year moments before the trash compactor would have killed him, has made a miraculous recovery and now weighs a healthy 50lbs.

Identical twins Gwennan and Elin Thomas: One sister has alopecia, the other has a full head of hair

We're identical twins, so how can we be so different One sister has alopecia and the other has a full head of hair By Katie Evans PUBLISHED: 21:00 GMT, 1 September 2012 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 1 September 2012 As girls, they insisted on matching outfits, right down to the ribbons in their blonde pigtails.

"Desperate Debra" – the simulator helping train doctors to perform emergency caesareans

Meet 'Desperate Debra' – the caesarean simulator that will help doctors to save the lives of pregnant women | UPDATED: 13:58 GMT, 5 July 2012 She may have no arms or legs, but 'Desperate Debra' is poised to play a crucial role in training up NHS doctors.

Boy, 4, went into hospital to have his tonsils out and died after 15,000-to-one complication, drowning in his own blood

Boy, 4, went into hospital to have his tonsils out and died after 15,000-to-one complication, drowning in his own blood Oakley Gould died after he suffered cardio-respiratory failure when his lungs filled up after a 'catastrophic bleed' from a tiny artery | UPDATED: 07:29 GMT, 12 June 2012 A four-year-old boy who went into hospital to have his tonsils out died after drowning in his own blood as a result of a 15,000-to-one complication, an inquest heard.

Neighbour from hell ordered hundreds of taxis, takeaways and coal to victim’s house

Neighbour from hell spent ten years ordering hundreds of taxis and takeaways and TWO TONS of coal to victim”s homePaul Hayward pelted another house with eggs and stones and made 100 silent phone calls in a dayTormentor jailed for 14 months over decade-long campaign of harassment

Progeria: Britain"s oldest 20-year-old man has the body of a 160-year-old due to rare condition

Britain's oldest 20-year-old man has the body of a 160-year-old due to rare condition Dean has progeria, which means his body ages eight times faster than normalHe says: 'I've never let the condition hold me back' | UPDATED: 14:57 GMT, 24 April 2012 Speaking out: Dean Andrews, 20, has told of his life with progeria, a rare ageing disease that meant he was unlikely to survive his early teens Europe’s oldest sufferer of a rare ageing disease has told how in just 20 years his body has become that of a 160-year-old.