Parents of medical student who died after taking weight loss pills reveal daughter was the 'happiest she had ever been'Leeds University student Sarah Houston, 23, found dead in her bedroom The bulimia sufferer had secretly been taking banned weight loss aidDNP is used as a pesticide and traces of it were discovered in her blood ” class=”blkBorder” /> Games: The medical student plays in the street with local children in Guatamala during a visit in July 2012 Shame: Sarah was a beautiful, bright young woman, but always 'suffered from her image, her mother said On Monday, coroner David Hinchliff told an inquest it was ‘entirely’ responsible for her death last September when she collapsed in her room at the University of Leeds.
Doctors to tackle Britain's 2bn migraine: GPs will hold first conference dedicated to solving the common headacheMigraines force 83,000 people to miss work or school every dayAround a million people suffer 'medication headaches' caused by painkillersAnyone who takes a pill on more than 15 days in a month is at risk By Emma Reynolds PUBLISHED: 13:51 GMT, 12 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:51 GMT, 12 January 2013 Doctors will meet next week at the first migraine conference to discuss the common problem that affects everyone from the stressed worker to the exhausted parent. Migraines cause 83,000 people to miss work or school every day, cost the economy about 2billion a year and account for one in ten visits to the GP.
Courage only a mother could have: The brave story of a woman with rare disease who may not see next ChristmasSam Crawford, 38, faces a grim and uncertain future due to the ravages of MSA, a rare neurological diseaseThe mother-of-one's bodily function are deteriorating rapidly, including her voiceSam is the youngest person in the UK to be diagnosed with MSA Her teenage daughter has vowed to fundraise tirelessly to try and spare another family her painThe pair have chronicled their experiences in a heart-rending blog | UPDATED: 22:44 GMT, 25 December 2012 Love: Multiple System Atrophy sufferer Sam Crawford with her 16-year-old daughter Rhanna Sam Crawford admits she went ‘a bit nuts’ on the Christmas decorations this year. ‘Andy’s not amused,’ she says, throwing a glance at her husband who is doing that traditional man thing of rolling his eyes and muttering about the cost. ‘But I keep telling him we can use them all next year, if I’m around.
Paralysed schoolboy, 12, amazes his mother as he writes a Christmas song by BLINKINGAdam Bojelian, 12, who has cerebral palsy, wrote the song with the help of mother Zoe, 52With the help of a Hollywood musician, the family have now made the song available on iTunes for charity It has already attracted celebrity backing including from actor Ewan McGregor | UPDATED: 14:30 GMT, 20 December 2012 A paralysed schoolboy who can only communicate with his eyes has written a Christmas song by blinking. Adam Bojelian, 12, who has cerebral palsy, wrote the song with the help of mother Zoe, 52, who painstakingly pointed at letters until the festive track was complete.
Alzheimer’s patient found alone in freezing weather 19 miles away from hospital after being discharged at 5am Michael Clement was missing for 23 hours after treatment for dehydrationHis family say he left the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, London, alone at 5amHe was found 19 miles away when he knocked on a door in SuttonMr Clement told the homeowner: 'I'm cold, can I come in' | UPDATED: 18:14 GMT, 18 December 2012 Safe: Alzheimer's sufferer Michael Clement, 68, went missing for 23 hours after he was discharged from hospital in the early hours An Alzheimer's patient who was discharged from hospital at 5am in freezing temperatures was found when he knocked on a stranger's door 19 miles away and pleaded to come in from the cold. The family of Michael Clement, 68, who suffers severe Alzheimer's, have accused health staff of 'disgusting' incompetence after the pensioner went missing for 23 hours
This is NOT a photo: Will incredibly lifelike ink-dot drawing solve riddle of identity of man found naked and with no memory outside Burger King Miguel Endara created image of Benjaman Kyle, found in 2004 in GeorgiaSuffered from retrograde amnesia and had no ID or memory of who he was Doctors named him after B.K. initials of Burger King – where he was foundDrawings took Endara 138 hours with about four dots applied per second | UPDATED: 18:26 GMT, 17 December 2012 If you’re already impressed by this extraordinarily-lifelike portrait of a man created with more than two million ink dots, then just wait until you hear the story behind it.
Cystic fibrosis sufferer given smoker's lungs in transplant died of cancer less than a year after operationJennifer Wederell was given the lungs of a 20-a-day smokerA year after the operation she died of cancer Husband says she would never have agreed to transplant had she known | UPDATED: 11:57 GMT, 17 December 2012 Battle: Jennifer Wederell died at the age of 27 from lung cancer.
Gary McKinnon 'tearful with joy' after top prosecutor confirms the computer hacker will face no further criminal actionGary McKinnon will not face charges, says Director of Public ProsecutionsDifficulty of co-ordinating U.S.
Attacker beat MS sufferer so savagely she spent three weeks in a coma and was unrecognisable to relativesHeather McQueen, 53, was left with such severe injuries her own family did not recognise herThe 53-year-old multiple sclerosis sufferer was set upon in her own home Durham police are still hunting the attacker which left her in a coma | UPDATED: 17:54 GMT, 29 November 2012 Battered: Heather McQueen was beaten so severely her own sister did not recognise her A disabled woman attacked in her own home was left with such severe injuries her own family did not recognise her.