16stone woman Jodie Driver sheds half her body weight after holiday shame

'The masseuse pointed at my stomach and said “baby”' 16stone woman sheds half her body weight after holiday shame Jodie Driver, was teased by a masseuse while on holiday in Turkey in 2009 about her size 22 shapeIt made her determined to slim and she ditched takeaways for healthy meals, back in Turkey after slimming down Jodie spent the remainder of the holiday covered up, too self conscious to wear anything remotely revealing in risk of further ridicule.

On a diet? Forget the carrot sticks – just chew each mouthful for 30 seconds

On a diet Forget the carrot sticks – just chew each mouthful for 30 secondsBirmingham researchers found this reduces appetite later in the dayThose who chewed for longer ate half as many snacks in the afternoon as those who ate normally But the researchers warn part of the weight loss effect may be because eating becomes so boring | UPDATED: 12:48 GMT, 28 December 2012 Fighting the flab might not be down to what you eat, but to how you eat it, according to new research.

Pregnant rape victim shoots and DECAPITATES attacker before leaving his severed head in village square

Woman shoots and DECAPITATES rapist who made her pregnant before dumping his severed head in village squareWoman cut off rapist”s head before declaring: “That is the head of one who toyed with my honour”Mother-of-two, 26, had been “abused for months” by attacker before she took revenge

Me and my operation: It took just a wave of a wand and my painful fibroid was gone

It took just a wave of a wand and my painful fibroid was gone: 15-minute treatment could ease misery for thousands | UPDATED: 20:46 GMT, 16 July 2012 Thousands of women suffer from fibroids, which often cause pain and heavy periods as well as affecting fertility.

Cystic Fibrosis: Tugce Basar has 1 working lung made from part of her mum and dad"s organs

Schoolgirl given a new lease of life after she has one working lung made from part of her mum and dad's organs | UPDATED: 16:44 GMT, 26 March 2012 A chronically ill schoolgirl has been given a new lease of life after both her mum and her dad each donated part of their lungs for a rare live transplant operation.