South Wales measles cases reach 942 as tests into death of "first victim" are inconclusive

South Wales measles cases reach 942 as tests into death of 25-year-old 'first victim' are inconclusive Measles cases in the region have jumped by 56 in the last two days Gareth Williams was suffering with measles at the time of his deathBut tests have been unable to confirm the virus was responsible for deathCoroner has ordered further examinations in order to determine cause .

More tests needed to confirm that man was killed in measles epidemic

South Wales measles cases reach 942 as tests into death of 25-year-old 'first victim' are inconclusive Measles cases in the region have jumped by 56 in the last two days Gareth Williams was suffering with measles at the time of his deathBut tests have been unable to confirm the virus was responsible for deathCoroner has ordered further examinations in order to determine cause .

Wales measles outbreak: New case every two hours

New case of measles being diagnosed every two HOURS in South Wales epidemicNumber of children infected with virus has hit 765A further 72 have caught infection over past week Experts say epidemic shows no sign of slowing down By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 17:28 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:28 GMT, 16 April 2013 Immunise: The only answer to the measles outbreak A child is being diagnosed with measles every two hours in the South Wales epidemic – with the total now standing at 765.

Talented teenager, 14, found dead by her father after suffering from suspected septicaemia

Talented teenager, 14, found dead by her father after suffering from suspected septicaemiaNatasha Scott-Falber fell ill with what her family thought was the norovirusBut she was found dead at her father's home on Valentine's DayIt is now believed the teenager may have died from septicaemia By Suzannah Hills PUBLISHED: 17:41 GMT, 19 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:42 GMT, 19 February 2013 Shock: Schoolgirl Natasha Scott-Falber, 14, is believed to have died from septicemia A talented teenager who had dreams of starring in the West End has died from suspected septicaemia aged just 14.

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.

Doctors warn about worrying rise in DIY penis implants which could lead to fatal infections

Doctors warn about worrying rise in DIY penis implants which could lead to fatal infections Say men using objects such as melted toothpaste caps, buttons and dice to 'extend' their manhoodTheory is implants create a different sensationTrend emerged after increase in male prisoners with skin infections on their genitals due to foreign objects By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 18:29 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 18:32 GMT, 4 February 2013 Doctors have reported a worrying increase in the number of men performing DIY penis implants.

Pneumonia patient, 86, sent home from hospital in freezing temperatures wearing just her night clothes

Pneumonia patient, 86, sent home from hospital in freezing temperatures wearing just her night clothes Eunice Williams' family were furious, as they had supplied plenty of warm clothingSo cold she nearly had hypothermia Wrexham Maelor Hospital has since apologised | UPDATED: 16:38 GMT, 21 December 2012 Eunice Williams was sent home wearing only a nightie and a thin dressing gown in sub-zero termperatures An 86-year pneumonia patient was sent home from hospital in sub-zero temperatures wearing just her nightdress and a thin dressing gown.

Norovirus: Chaos as winter vomiting cases hit 750,000 and force hundreds of wards to close

Chaos as winter vomiting cases hit 750,000 and force hundreds of wards to close New figures show number of cases 72 per cent higher than last DecemberMore than 300 hospital wards in England and Wales have been closed to new patients since outbreak beganA total of 43 have been shut in the past two weeks aloneSchools across the UK have been affected, with one south-west London primary reporting 'unprecedented' numbers of pupils off sick | UPDATED: 11:34 GMT, 13 December 2012 Hundreds of hospital wards have been forced to close due to the spread of the winter vomiting bug, as fears grow that this winter's outbreak could prove to be the worst on record.

Ban "failing" hip resurfacing implants for women, say surgeons

Ban 'failing' hip resurfacing implants for women, say surgeonsWomen who had worn-out hips resurfaced five times more likely to need a second operation More than one in ten suffer problemsFailure figures for men are much lower | UPDATED: 01:07 GMT, 2 October 2012 Women should no longer be offered hip resurfacing because of ‘unacceptably high’ failure rates, surgeons have warned.

Grieving mother warns pregnant women on dangers of slapped cheek syndrome after losing baby at two-days old

Grieving mother warns pregnant women on dangers of 'slapped cheek syndrome' after losing baby at two-days-old Simone Richardson contracted viral infection while pregnantCondition is common among children but dangerous for unborn infantsSymptoms include rash that can cause swelling and reddening of the face Daughter Coco died from severe anaemia two days after birth | UPDATED: 11:23 GMT, 27 September 2012 A beauty stylist who caught a virus whilst pregnant has made an emotional plea to other expectant mothers to watch out for symptoms of the disease.