Toddler swallows 42 FRIDGE MAGNETS after mother leaves her in the kitchen for just a few minutes

Toddler swallows 42 FRIDGE MAGNETS after mother leaves him in the kitchen for just a few minutesMother left 16-month-old son by family fridge for matter of minutesRushed him to doctors for scan after realising all fridge magnets had gone X-ray revealed boy had swallowed dozens and he had emergency surgeryHe is now recovering as doctors warn parents to watch young children By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 11:04 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:10 GMT, 14 February 2013 Parents of toddlers know that their curious young ones will put almost anything in their mouths as they explore the world.

Dozens of abortions carried out on foetuses with minor imperfections such as cleft lip or club foot

Dozens of abortions carried out on foetuses with minor imperfections such as cleft lip or club foot New research finds 157 foetuses aborted in three years for cleft lipFurther 205 aborted for club foot according to European monitoring groupBut only fraction of these show up on official recordsDepartment of Health admit there may be 'discrepancies' in their figures By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 15:02 GMT, 3 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 4 February 2013 Foetuses are being aborted for minor and treatable imperfections such as cleft lip and palate or club foot every year in the UK.

UK abortion limit: Born at 23 weeks these twins are a modern medicine marvel, but raise questions about laws

Little miracles: Born at only 23 weeks the health of these adorable twins is a modern medicine marvel, but raises troubling questions about Britain's abortion law limit…

Man who was given 5% chance of a family after battling testicular cancer twice defies the odds to become a father

Man given 5% chance of becoming a father after battling testicular cancer twice celebrates his son's first Christmas Huw Allanson, 26, lost a testicle and had several gruelling rounds of chemo after being diagnosed Told he and fiance Lizi had just 5% chance of conceiving naturally due to poor quality spermBut just a week before starting IVF, realised they had conceived naturallyBaby Ryan was born in April this year | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 From the moment he was diagnosed with testicular cancer, Huw Allanson had feared his dream of becoming a father would never come true.

Man stops shaking for first time in 15 years after brain zapped with ultrasound in pioneering surgery-free treatment

Man's hands stop shaking for first time in 15 years after doctors zap his brain with pioneering ultrasound treatment Doctors used MRI scans to find rogue brain cells causing the tremorUltrasound killed cells by heating them Patient was awake and aware throughout the five-hour procedure and didn't need anaestheticExperts say it could help patients with other conditions such as Parkinson's or brain tumours | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 19 December 2012 A man whose hands shook so violently he struggled to eat and drink has undergone a pioneering treatment to ease his tremor.

The heartache of losing my baby was made more painful by the NHS"s callous indifference

The heartache of losing my baby was made more painful by the NHS's callous indifferenceHelen Carroll hoped for a daughter but came into complicationsShe was told she had lost her baby during a scanWas then left waiting for an operation which never took place | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 19 December 2012 Enlarge Nurses were unable to find a heartbeat when Helen Carroll attended went for a scan following complications during her pregnancy From the second those two blue lines appeared on the pregnancy test stick, I’d looked forward to breathing in my baby’s scent and nuzzling its soft, downy cheeks.

Miscarriage risk: Hormone test can reveal if pregnancy is viable

How a simple hormone test can reveal early on in pregnancy if women are at risk of miscarriage Measuring a woman's progesterone levels early in pregnancy could indicate if they were likely to reach full-term The test was most accurate when combined with an ultrasound | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 28 September 2012 One in three women experience abdominal pain or vaginal bleeding at the start of their pregnancies, which can be symptoms of miscarriage.