The boy born with no ankles or knees who can now own a pair of shoes for the first time – thanks to his amazing new legsTed Johnson, 3, was born without shinbones, knees or ankles Has the rare condition tibial hemimelia, where shinbone is missingHad to have his legs amputated when he was a year oldHas had previous prosthetic legs, but this is the first time he's had feet By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 12:10 GMT, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 12:33 GMT, 21 March 2013 A little boy born without shinbones, knees or ankles is finally able to own his first pair of shoes after being fitted with special prosthetic legs with feet.
Boy gets new 'inedible' bedroom: Six-year-old with rare condition that means he craves solid objectsZach Tahir, from Salford, suffers from the rare condition PicaIt causes him to crave inedible objects, including stones, paper and moss /07/22/article-0-142754A2000005DC-937_634x464.jpg” width=”634″ height=”464″ alt=”Members of the Coronation Street cast have now got behind the campaign to raise money for Zach” class=”blkBorder” /> Members of the Coronation Street cast got behind the campaign to raise money for Zach Soap stars Kym Marsh, left, and Kate Ford, right, lent their support to the campaign to raise awareness and fun a new safe-proof room for the five-year-old Actor John Henshaw also supported the efforts to help build an extension for the child Some of the loose plaster in Zach's bedroom which the youngster has been eating Those included in supporting Zach's fund are members of the cast of ITV soap Coronation Street and comedian John Bishop.
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.
Three-year-old girl dies of dehydration after locum doctor sent her home from A&E without carrying out basic testsMylee Ward, who had a rare brain disorder, was laid across chairs instead of a bed by Dr Mushfikur RahmanThe locum doctor at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, in Derbyshire, then failed to carry out 'basic tests' an inquest has heardNext day she was found unconscious in her playpen and pronounced dead By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 10:39 GMT, 14 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 15 February 2013 A girl of three died of dehydration after a locum doctor in a casualty unit sent her home without doing basic tests that would have saved her life, an inquest was told.
'I wish I could thank the mother who saved my son's life': Mum's delight as toddler beats leukaemia with stem cells donated by mystery woman in the US William Morris was diagnosed with leukaemia at just six weeks old and intensive chemotherapy failed to eradicate the diseaseHe needed a stem cell transplant to help his body make new blood cellsA match was found in the U.S.
For a more confident baby, ditch the pram and carry them upright: Technique allows child to observe world as parents see itAuthor Jared Diamond said parents could learn a great deal from techniques used in the Amazon and AfricaCarrying babies upright can leave them more 'emotionally secure, self-confident, curious, and autonomous' By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 01:56 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 7 January 2013 New parents should carry their baby upright and facing outwards to improve the youngster’s development, a leading academic suggests.
The two-year-old who is allergic to Christmas: Archie has extreme reaction to Yuletide treatsArchie Sims cannot eat mince pies, chocolate and cheeses because of a variety of allergiesNativity scenes with animals give him hay fever symptomsHis family even has to have a fake tree as pines trigger a rash | UPDATED: 14:29 GMT, 24 December 2012 Little Archie Sims is the boy who is allergic to Christmas.
The 'amazing little princess' who can't see, walk, talk or feed herself – but stole the hearts of the X Factor audience with her smile Tilly-May has a condition that means her brain didn't form properly.
Mother reveals the terrifying moment she realised her baby had whooping cough Poppy's condition was missed three times because her chest appeared clearAfter a doctor detected the 'whooping' sound she was rushed to hospital, where she was diagnosed with a collapsed lungShe suffered from water retention, which made her body double in sizePoppy is finally on the road to recovery | UPDATED: 17:50 GMT, 30 November 2012 Enlarge Fighting: Poppy Webber pictured in hospital being treated for whooping cough A new mother told of the terrifying moment she took her two-week-old baby to doctors with a chest infection to be told the youngster had whooping cough.
Now that's a fighter! Wrestling fan, 11, battles through 30 brain operations while training to be junior referee Callum has beaten meningitis twice and overcome a brain haemorrhageTrained to become a junior wrestling referee and feels it is the one place he is truly acceptedFamily raising 10,000 to take Callum to U.S for pioneering treatment | UPDATED: 14:52 GMT, 28 November 2012 An 11-year-old wrestling fan has proved he's a real fighter after enduring 30 brain operations.