Monthly Archives: January 2017

The simple cocktail that fights cancer… A private clinic is pioneering a treatment with cheap drugs but NHS bureaucracy is delaying its adoption, says Lois Rogers Almost three years ago, just weeks after her wedding, Rosie Garrett, a 31-year-old children’s nanny, was told she would soon die. After she had complained about vision problems and dizziness, doctors discovered a huge […]

47,000 patients warned over heart op machine bug blamed for 15 deaths NEARLY 50,000 Britons are to be warned they may have picked up a potentially deadly bug from contaminated medical equipment during open heart surgery, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The alert follows the deaths of at least 15 patients from the bacteria, which can lie dormant for five years, while another nine are […]

The women left unable to sit down for years after; having a baby For years after the birth of her daughter in 2003, Debra Shaw regarded the prospect of any sort of treat — a foreign holiday, a trip to the cinema, or a meal in a restaurant — with total dismay. For she couldn’t sit down because of agonising pain radiating from her coccyx, the bony […]

I had to let my baby die in the womb in order to save twin IT was a decision no expectant mum would ever wish to make. Just weeks after the elation of finding out she was having twins, Kym Graham  was told she would have to let one of them die — or risk losing both to a rare condition. In an exclusive interview, the former Page 3 model […]