Mum and daughter diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day… then have surgery on the same day too! Karen Williams and Diane Leach also had surgery on the same dayWere both diagnosed in February last year and are now recovering Having a mother who had breast cancer doubles a woman's risk By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 10:57 GMT, 25 April 2013 | UPDATED: 00:53 GMT, 26 April 2013 Karen Williams and her mother, Diane Leach, were both diagnosed with breast cancer on the same day When Karen Williams found a lump in her breast, she and her husband went to break the bad news to her mother. They were astounded when Diane Leach told them that she had found a lump in a breast, too
Marks and Spencer reeling over 'poor quality' fashion slump as chief executive faces pressure to stop the rot Chief executive Marc Bolland will be under great pressure from shareholdersThe group is set to report quarterly sales down 4.5 per cent By Simon Watkins and Sam Masters PUBLISHED: 23:27 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:04 GMT, 7 April 2013 Marks & Spencer is reeling from a strategy disaster of poor-quality clothes aimed at the wrong customers, critics have warned, as the store prepares to register a slump in fashion sales. Fashion-watchers, rivals and shoppers insisted the group needed to abandon cheap products and aim squarely at Britain’s aspiring middle-class women or risk losing ground
Female Oxford dons purposely adopt 'jumble sale' look in unwritten dress code that scruffiness is a sign of intellectual rigour Image Consultant Shenda Collins heard the comment from an Oxford employeeShe said she met PhD students afraid to look 'feminine or attractive' By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 02:03 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:37 GMT, 22 February 2013 Dowdy: Dons and PhD students at Oxford University are afraid to look feminine and feel that a 'jumble sale' look is a sign of intellectual rigour (picture posed by model) They are some of the brightest women in the country.
Mother of three girls had hysterectomy only to be told afterwards she was pregnant and doctors aborted the son she always wanted Suzanne Doherty paid 62,000 in compensation after experts failed to spot the unborn child in her womb before the major operationShe woke up to be told she had been 14 weeks pregnant but the child had been abortedRoyal Cornwall Hospital in Truro apologise for the botched operation David Cameron's youngest child Florence was born there in 2010 | UPDATED: 01:00 GMT, 18 December 2012 A mother of three girls had a hysterectomy only to be told by doctors afterwards that while she slept they had also aborted the son she had always wanted but did not know she was carrying. Suzanne Doherty, 42, woke after surgery to be told the baby boy she always wanted had been terminated.
Inside Britain's FAT ward: Where clinically obese patients weighing as much as 47-stone are treated with reinforced wheelchairs and industrial weighing scales Based at the Sunderland Royal Hospital, the ward is at the heart of one of the most overweight parts of the countryMore than 600 weight loss operations performed last yearNew documentary follows plight of 29-year-old Terry Garner, who is 47 stone and housebound | UPDATED: 19:13 GMT, 10 December 2012 From super-size doors to reinforced wheelchairs, everything is larger than life. This is one of the UK’s first dedicated weight loss wards, where last year four surgeons performed more than 600 operations to try and help clinically obese patients
Royal doctors at her bedside: Kate's medical team led by Jill Dando's fiance and expert who treated Sophie Queen's current surgeon-gynaecologist Alan Farthing and his predecessor Marcus Setchell are heading up the team caring for the pregnant Duchess Consultant Mr Farthing, 47, is the former fiance of murdered television presenter Jill DandoMarcus Setchell, 69, was the royal surgeon-gynaecologist for 18 years and cared for Sophie, Countess of Wessex, during the births of her children | UPDATED: 09:59 GMT, 5 December 2012 The Duchess of Cambridge is being cared for by an elite medical team led by two top royal doctors. The Queen’s current surgeon-gynaecologist Alan Farthing and his predecessor Marcus Setchell are both at Kate’s bedside – and are both expected to play key roles throughout her pregnancy. Royal births are traditionally overseen by only Her Majesty’s incumbent gynaecologist, but the involvement of both men in this case is a sign of the level of concern for the health of the Duchess and her unborn child
Children's hair straighteners shelved after hundreds of young girls suffer serious burnsChildren admitted to serious burns units increased from 162 in 2009 to 252 last yearFigures are the 'tip of the iceberg' and could be at least ten times higher | UPDATED: 00:33 GMT, 2 December 2012 Enlarge Fears: The Disney Princess Rapunzel Straighten and Crimp appliances have now been dropped by Argos High street stores are refusing to sell children’s hair straighteners after a dramatic increase in burns injuries. The brightly coloured straighteners – decorated with pictures of princesses, fairies and cartoon characters – are high on Christmas lists. But doctors are concerned by the increasing number of girls suffering burns and scars from the electrical appliances, which are being marketed with images more suitable for a toy