The baby who's baffling doctors with a mystery condition they've never seen before Jasper Holt was born at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary on April 8He has a cleft palate, conjoined kidneys, a small jaw and cysts in his brainDoctors think condition may be unique and dubbed it 'Jasper's syndrome'It is now believed he has a chromosomal abnormality By Emma Innes PUBLISHED: 12:11 GMT, 15 April 2013 | UPDATED: 12:17 GMT, 15 April 2013 Doctors have been left baffled after a baby was born with a condition they had never seen before.
Grandmother left 'looking like an alien' after suffering allergic reaction to eye drops Linda Hoff, 57, went to Specsavers branch in Blyth, NorthumberlandHer optician administered eye drops as part of a health checkBut hours later, her eyes began to sting, before going puffy and bright redAllergic reaction was so bad she was referred to hospitalSpecsavers says drops are 'routinely used' in eye examinations By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:40 GMT, 15 March 2013 | UPDATED: 11:49 GMT, 15 March 2013 Linda Hoff suffered a severe allergic reaction to eye drops administered at her local branch of Specsavers A grandmother who went to a routine opticians appointment was left 'looking like an alien' after suffering an allergic reaction to eye drops.
The long and the short of it: Men from Stoke-on-Trent have the longest manhoods in Britain, while those from Bristol have the greatest girth Men in the North West order the largest sized condoms, says online retailerThose in Leeds and Manchester are the second and third biggestChaps in South West are the widest, followed by Oxford and then Leeds Average man only 5.1in long when erect, not the 6in most men think they are By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 11:29 GMT, 15 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:46 GMT, 15 February 2013 Men from Stoke-on-Trent have the biggest manhoods in Britain, according to a revealing new survey.
Overindulged at Christmas You're lighter than you think: Official weight of a kilo is changed (by a fraction of a gram) By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 00:07 GMT, 7 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 7 January 2013 You may be lighter than you think, even if you have overindulged this Christmas It will come as welcome news to those who overindulged over the festive period – we are all a little bit lighter than we think.
Ready meals ‘better for you than TV chef’s recipe’: Dishes created by star cooks contain more calories than TV dinners Health warnings should be on cooking programmes, say researchersStudy compared nutritional content of chefs' recipes and ready mealsNo meal met all of WHO’s recommendations for a balanced healthy meal | UPDATED: 23:54 GMT, 17 December 2012 If you feel guilty about eating a ready meal while watching TV chefs making something from scratch, don’t worry – your food’s probably healthier than theirs.
Christmas party SOS: 'Tis the season to sing carols – not the time to lose your voiceThe guide to save your vocal chords for carolling and Christmas cheer | UPDATED: 22:00 GMT, 15 December 2012 Plunging temperatures, sore throats, lusty carol-singing and the drying effect of central heating are just a few elements of the Christmas party season that conspire against the vocal cords.
Can't get a tune out of your head Tina had that for 30 YEARS…
Baby with heart that 'swelled to the size of a football' makes miracle recovery from surgery Little Liam diagnosed with faulty valve which made his heart swellHis parents were told he would die without an operation but could also die during surgerySurgery to replace the faulty valve with a pig's valve was a success | UPDATED: 18:56 GMT, 5 December 2012 A baby born with a swollen heart has made a miraculous recovery after having risky surgery.
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Bad hair day Blame it on your medicine | UPDATED: 00:31 GMT, 9 October 2012 From painkillers to beta blockers, we reveal the pills that can make your hair go curly, fall out – or even change colour! Going thin on top Or is your hair losing its colour Your medication could be to blame.