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Mother asked to pay back £375,000 compensation after son dies Deborah Mackay received £705,000 as doctors did not spot Calum had spina bifida during her pregnancy A mother says she is "devastated" at having to sell her home to pay back compensation
Researchers in the UK report a possible increase in the risk of developing breast cancer among women who take folate supplements while pregnant...Ness of the University of Bristol, stressed in a statement, "it is important that we don't confuse women
But he's living with a condition that makes him do things differently. "Samuel has the severest form of Spina Bifida," his mother Jannel Colosio said. "It's called Myelomeningocele and with that he's accompanied by Hydrocephalus." The disability
Doctors also told the couple that the condition had left a massive hole in Noah's back which they said they would be unable to stitch up. The couple were offered a termination but they stood firm, adamant that their son deserved the chance to live.
Eight-year-old Jaden Movold has always helped others, despite suffering the most severe form of spina bifida. But family friend Alex Couling thinks it's Jaden's turn to receive. Jaden, a pupil at Huapai District School, is wheelchair-bound and has
Indian labourer Abdul Rahman, 26, holds his 18-month-old daughter Roona Begum who suffers from hydrocephalus,a build-up of fluid inside the skull that leads to brain swelling, in front of their home Babies who are born with hydrocephalus would
There are some health conditions in which folic acid also has some benefits, but experts warn that its role in cancer is unclear. Writing in the April edition of Australian Prescriber , rheumatologists Dr Serena Parker, Dr Patrick Hanrahan and Dr
Taipei, March 21 (CNA) A five-month-old Nauruan baby has been given a new lease on life by doctors at Taichung Veterans General Hospital, who succeeded in correcting a congenital spinal deformity and other problems after a month of surgeries.
She'd fidget in the waiting room filled with kids in wheelchairs, then undergo tests on her leg muscles and answer a battery of questions about her ability to walk...But recently she found herself in the office without an appointment this time,
The hospitals provide care for a variety of problems, regardless of the patient's ability to pay. The screening clinic will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 23 at the Masonic Lodge in Fairfield, 412 Travis Blvd...Shriners Hospitals are able to treat a