Kate Middleton"s hyperemesis gravidarum: "I"ve been there and it felt like being poisoned," says mother

'I've been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned': One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness Sonia Purnell was 34 when she suffered hyperemesis gravidarum – the same condition as the Duchess of CambridgeHere she tells how the joy of being pregnant was overshadowed by an onslaught of violent nausea | UPDATED: 08:53 GMT, 4 December 2012 News of the Duchess of Cambridge’s admission to hospital yesterday, suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum – extreme morning sickness – instantly made me relive the agonies of my first pregnancy 15 years ago.

"I"ve been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned": One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness

'I've been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned': One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness Sonia Purnell was 34 when she suffered hyperemesis gravidarum – the same condition as the Duchess of CambridgeHere she tells how the joy of being pregnant was overshadowed by an onslaught of violent nausea | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 3 December 2012 Poorly: Kate Middleton has been taken to hospital with hyperemesis gravidarum, which usually leaves women on a drip because they can't eat or drink News of the Duchess of Cambridge’s admission to hospital yesterday, suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum – extreme morning sickness – instantly made me relive the agonies of my first pregnancy 15 years ago.

Ostrich Pillow: Bizarre invention means people can nap anywhere – wearing a “pillow balaclava”

That”s a new way to catch 40 winks! Bizarre invention means people can nap anywhere – but it means wearing a “pillow balaclava” .Most of us have nodded off on the early morning train to work.

Sarah Thomson: Mother, 32, wakes from a coma believing it is 1998 and she"s still a teenager

Mother of three, 32, wakes from a coma thinking it's 1998 and she's still only a teenagerSarah Thomson had no memory of her husband or three childrenBelieved the Spice Girls were in the charts and Michael Jackson was aliveShe has now fallen back in love with her husband | UPDATED: 09:22 GMT, 26 September 2012 Quite a few 30-somethings have wished they could turn back the clock and be a teenager again.

Alzheimer"s breakthrough as scientists discover rare gene that stops plaques forming in brain

Alzheimer's breakthrough as scientists find rare gene that protects brain from the disease The genetic mutation stops damaging plaques forming in the brain | UPDATED: 07:11 GMT, 13 July 2012 A protein that protects against Alzheimer's disease has been discovered, opening the door to a new treatment.

Dear mum, don’;t cry but I’m dying: Fury over school’s creative writing assignment that left a mother distraught

“Dear mum, don”t cry but I”m dying”: Fury over school”s creative writing assignment that left a mother distraughtWesley Walker, 14, told to write “expressive” note in creative writing classHis parents brand exercise “sick” and “inappropriate”

Charlotte Neve, 7, wakes from coma as mother sings her Adele"s song Rolling in the Deep

Brain haemorrhage girl, 7, wakes from coma as mother sings her Adele’s song Rolling in the Deep 'From the scans, she shouldn’t even be able to walk again – never mind talk, ride her bike and run around like she has been doing' | UPDATED: 13:02 GMT, 18 June 2012 A seven year old girl left fighting for life with a brain haemorrhage has awoken from a week-long coma, after her mother sang Adele songs to her.

McDonald"s "healthy" drink has 12 teaspoons of sugar

McDonald's 'healthy' fruit soft drink for children that contains 12 spoonfuls of sugar | UPDATED: 09:41 GMT, 9 May 2012 McDonald's is to introduce a 'healthy' fizzy drink for children that promises one of their five-a-day portions of fruit and vegetables – yet is packed with sugar and calories.