Grandmother says parrot saves her life by waking her when she stops breathing in her sleep

Who's a clever boy then Grandmother says parrot saves her life by waking her when she stops breathing in her sleep Barbara Smith-Schafer, 62, has sleep apnoea, which causes her to stop breathing and can lead to heart attack and stroke If she nods off during the day, her parrot Dominic flaps and pecks to wake her up Brainy parrot is also BI-LINGUAL and can speak English and German | UPDATED: 19:31 GMT, 12 December 2012 A grandmother claims her parrot has saved her life after she developed a life-threatening illness that stops her breathing while asleep.

Man, 47, learns how to walk again for the first time since 1986 when he was run over by a car

Man, 47, walks again for first time after car accident in 1986 left him wheel-chair bound Martial arts classes helped to strengthen Mark's bodyHe can now stand unaided and move a few steps | UPDATED: 15:01 GMT, 3 September 2012 A man has walked for the first time in 26 years after a road accident left him in a wheelchair at the age of 21.

Go Team JB! Celebrities and sporting stars show their support for brave Jo as she battles rarest form of cancer

Go Team JB! Celebrities and sports stars show their support for brave 29-year-old battling extremely rare heart cancerJo Bryant, 29, has a cardiac sarcoma heart tumour and was told by doctors that it was terminal and she would not 'be growing old' After the diagnosis Jo's friends formed Team JB – famous faces offering support include Cheryl Cole, Jonny Wilkinson and Prince Harry In February, doctors gave Jo 6-12 months to live, but she decided to have further gruelling chemotherapy – her tumours are shown to have shrunk Jo: 'I will never give up and that is my promise to all my friends and family' | UPDATED: 09:04 GMT, 9 July 2012 Determined: Jo Bryant, 29, from Horncastle in Lincolnshire has a cardiac sarcoma heart tumour When keen sportswoman Jo Bryant began collapsing during short runs on the hockey pitch she knew there was something deeply wrong with her body.

Father-in-law delivers his grandson with the help of a pair of SHOE LACES when mother gives birth after only four contractions

Definitely not awkward! Father-in-law delivers his grandson with the help of a pair of SHOE LACES when mother gives birth after only four contractions Stephen Wilson, 61, used laces from trainers to tie off the umbilical cordVikki Taylor Wilson gave birth to baby Isaac in the hallway of the family home | UPDATED: 19:06 GMT, 9 July 2012 Giving birth is usually something a woman normally prefers to do in front of her partner or mother.

The boy with spray-on skin: Two-year-old burned by a cup of tea makes full recovery after pioneering surgery

The boy with spray-on skin: Two-year-old horrifically scalded by spilt cup of tea makes amazing recovery after pioneering surgery A brave toddler who suffered horrific burns after knocking over a cup of tea has made a remarkable recovery after doctors sprayed him with a new layer of skin.