Doctors use broken bones to help unmask dementia in elderly patients who may otherwise not be diagnosed | UPDATED: 10:02 GMT, 10 December 2012 Brain impairment caused by conditions such as Alzheimer's makes falling over and suffering breaks more likely Doctors are using broken wrists to diagnose dementia in elderly patients.
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Blundering hospital sent injured child home with a plaster cast on the wrong limb Toddler walked around on broken leg for five days after mistakeWas in agony after trampoline accident | UPDATED: 08:48 GMT, 16 August 2012 Blundering doctors sent a toddler with a fractured leg home after putting a cast on the wrong limb.
Moggie lovers beware! One bite from a cat can put you on the critical list | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 14 May 2012 A few weeks ago I was at my friend Helena’s house playing with her cat, Mr Fluff, when he suddenly lashed out.
Playing football or tennis regularly 'can protect against brittle bone disease' | UPDATED: 00:58 GMT, 7 May 2012 Men in their early twenties who play a lot of football are protecting themselves from brittle bone disease, according to a study.
Women's risk of osteoporosis in later life ‘doubles after early menopause’ | UPDATED: 23:28 GMT, 24 April 2012 Women who go through the menopause early are almost twice as likely to suffer from osteoporosis in later life, a study suggests.
New dawn in care of brittle bone patients as GP pay deal means they will receive incentives to stop fractures | UPDATED: 01:46 GMT, 2 April 2012 Incentives: For the first time, GPs' pay will depend partly on their ability to cut the number of fractures caused by bone thinning Hundreds of thousands of osteoporosis sufferers will receive better NHS care as a result of a pay deal which comes into force today.
I can break a rib every time I sneeze: Mother reveals how she has broken her brittle bones 205 TIMES I hate it when people mistake me for a child, says 3ft9″ motherKay broke her first bone on the day she was born | UPDATED: 12:09 GMT, 26 March 2012 At 3ft9″ Kay is not much taller than her six-year-old son Lewis When Kay Tate arrives at her son's school each afternoon she's just another mother waiting at the playground gates.
Pioneering neurosurgeon saves two young boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery Fathers of two injured boys recognised each other from football | UPDATED: 16:32 GMT, 20 March 2012 A neurosurgeon saved the lives of two boys by performing simultaneous brain surgery on them both after they were rushed to hospital with identical injuries.