War correspondent Charles Sabine’s 15-year global search to find a cure for the disease that has ravaged his family.
The perils of the Love Island pout..
There is growing concern that bariatric surgery can exacerbate mental health problems
The rugby hero, the teenager with cancer and a bond that left a lifesaving legacy
Alex Hill, the boy who developed Parksinson’s Disease aged 7.
‘The family is often doing everything to avoid the conversation going to “the worst place” in case it gets emotionally horrible,’ says Dr Mannix. ‘But actually it becomes a lot calmer once you start asking: “If she’s so sick she cannot be saved, what sort of things should we be doing now so we don’t regret anything?”
When the only hope for Lubna Siddiqui’s critically-ill toddler, Fatima, was a liver transplant
Lisa Wilson’s son, Tom, 22, saved her life through organ donation after he died in a hockey accident aged 22.
The immunotherapy injection that sent Ruth Retter’s cancer into remission.
The pain expert who is also a life-long sufferer on how to manage chronic pain.
Founder of the wonderful Gifford’s Circus, Nell was diagnosed with oestrogen receptor positive invasive ductal carcinoma in her left breast in 2015 and the following year, developed it in her right breast. She died on 8th December 2019, aged just 46.
How Jean Short, 78, saved the life of Chetan Joshi, 44, when she became an altruistic kidney donor..
The children’s therapy that could finally save adults with ALL
The super-fit father of three who is dealing with motor neurone disease with extraordinary grace and stoicism.
..on her remote 16,000 acre Icelandic sheep farm: drudgery, isolation and a working world of incomparable beauty.
They’re the lowest rung of local government yet control a surprising amount of your life. Some say they are a law unto themselves..
The Reasons to Stay Alive author Matt Haig on designing out depression
Can a mattress really change the way we sleep? I report on the foam revolution
Millions are left with life-changing injuries after giving birth — yet are too ashamed to talk about it. Now, as doctors and midwives finally act, a searing exposé of childbirth’s shameful secret
Alexandra Pringle, editor-in-chief at Bloomsbury Publishing had a near fatal heart attack after suffering chest pain for years. Yet doctor after doctor dismissed her concerns.
How one mother’s quick thinking saved her son’s life.
Professor Hindmarsh, consultant in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes at University College London
on buying and selling and his own shrewd property moves
As an American citizen, Meghan Markle may not be aware that, up and down the land, the British public is preparing to celebrate her wedding to Prince Harry on May 19 in its own special way. Or that (whisper it) not all of us are that interested in the actual event, but see it as a great excuse to close the road, get the bunting out and do what we do best: sit about on plastic chairs, feasting on Victoria sponge and warm prosecco while discussing the state of the nation, possibly under a light drizzle, and wearing a Union Jack apron.
The volunteer patrol groups trying to keep communities safe as police numbers fall.
Swanky apartments for discerning octogenarians. Just don’t call them retirement homes..
“The family is often doing everything to avoid the conversation going to ‘the worst place’ in case it gets emotionally horrible. But actually it becomes a lot calmer once you start asking: If she is so sick, she can’t be saved what sort of things should we all be doing now so we don’t regret anything? I don’t want them to wish in two week’s time, when they’re suffering agonising grief, that they’d had that conversation.” Palliative care consultant, Dr Kathryn Mannix.
Felix’s parents, Matt and Colleen allowed scientists to draw his blood after he died. His cancer cells were subsequently used in the lab to develop new drugs which are now being put forward as frontline treatment for children with Felix’s disease.
The self-made businessman and entrepreneur Lawrence Wosskow on the crippling anxiety that dogged his personal and professional life
The world champion marathon runner Ron Hill, reflects on his dementia diagnosis
is approved for use in the US and Europe, but flaws in the way medicines are approved in the UK, means children here are missing out.
Expert in paediatric diabetes and Britain’s most inspiring health worker
An approach that originated in the United States, its central premise is that suicide is not an inevitability for some people, but wholly avoidable and preventable.
Launching the Mail’s new awards campaign to honour unsung medical heroes, Westminster terror victim Stephen Lockwood nominates the surgeon who saved him
Why does the ‘miracle’ new cancer therapy help people like Charlie – but not others? This groundbreaking treatment shrinks tumours by ‘switching on’ the immune system to fight foreign cells, but data so far suggests it won’t work for the majority of cancers
Alan Bennett’s house (minus the van) could be yours for £3m
The quality of student rentals is a disgrace with letting agents cashing in.
Long abandoned, this grim orphanage for the children of Liverpool seamen has reopened — as a tourist attraction for believers in the paranormal. I went back to the institution that made my own mother’s childhood a misery.
Unearthed in the Scottish Highlands, an old shoe box contained letters from a generation of lonely and desperate illegitimate mothers confiding in an agony aunt who was not what she seemed
Anorexia nervosa in primary school children is on the rise, I spoke to mothers who face a daily battle to keep their children alive
The Royal College of Midwives has reversed it’s policy on natural labour but it’s too late to help the thousands of women damaged for life by instrumental deliveries
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A group of former miners and engineers are healing the scars of Yorkshire pit closures with a state of the art mine and revolutionary business model …
Type 1 diabetes is a lifelong and potentially lethal affliction that has reached epidemic proportions. It is incredibly difficult to manage — young sufferers and their families tell their moving stories.
Tough love. Critics say it is demanding and cruel, and the Department of Health won’t recognise it. But a high pressure autism treatment is changing these little boys’ lives.
When Tom was killed in a tragic accident playing hockey, his parents gave permission for all his organs and tissues to be donated.