Nearly 200 people died in the earthquake that struck China’s Sichuan province. Thousands more were injured. But amidst the rubble and debris, a little girl, born just an hour after the 7.0 earthquake hit, brought hope and joy to all lucky enough to witness the experience.
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For a family living in Syria, finding an abandoned baby in the battleground Syrian city of Aleppo meant an extra mouth to feed. But in spite of the difficulties they were putting themselves into, the baby was saved given the name ‘Gift from God’.
The survival rates for ovarian cancer are bleak. This is partly due to the fact that it is so hard to detect during the early stages. And even when symptoms are present, the condition is sometimes misdiagnosed. Andrea Hynes-Whalley found this out first hand.
In July of last year, Kelsie Hemmings was at her local Tesco, buying a drink, when she realized that her waters had ruptured. Hemorrhaging and having already delivered her baby’s umbilical cord, Kelsie was rushed to a specialist unit at Chelsea and Westminister Hospital.
If there’s one thing you need to know about icy road conditions, it’s that it is nearly impossible for a semi to come to a complete or sudden stop because of the weight they are carrying. But you should also know that, should you lose control of your car right in front of a semi, it’s very unlikely that you’ll be able to regain control in time. This is what happened on an icy Moscow highway earlier this week.
Earlier this month, five-month-old Keona Hinkel wasn’t eating like she should and she seemed tired all the time. Her mother, Kari Hinkel, took little Keona to the pediatrician. Not sure what was wrong, the pediatrician sent Keona and her mother to the emergency room. It was there that things took a turn for the worse. [...]
When Amna Khan was born, doctors noticed she had an enlarged abdomen. Shortly after birth, nurses reported that she was vomiting and had loose stools. Doctors at Azad Jammu and Kashmir treated her unknown condition conservatively, but when they realized that the little girl was still ill, they referred her to the children’s hospital, Pakistan Institute of Medical Services.
At just two days old, little Ayush Arora was fitted with a pacemaker. Weighing in at 1.5kg, he is thought to be the smallest infant in the country to ever receive the life-saving device.
In the blink of an eye, life can change. What we often feel will remain forever can be swept away in an instant and the chasm of pain and emptiness left behind can be paralyzing. Jennifer Lawson, 31, knows this pain well. She felt it when she nearly lost her daughter, Alice.
Maria Pridmore and her partner, John Foran, had always wanted children. They tried for 13 years to have a baby, but unlike most couples that struggle to have a baby, the problem wasn’t getting pregnant – it was staying pregnant.
The search for survivors continues, following the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck the Turkish province of Van on Sunday. The impoverished and war-torn area, near the Iranian border, has been thrown into chaos. The clock is now ticking on efforts to find and reach victims still trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings.
Kian Hill was born with a condition known as situs inversus totalis. It is a condition in which the internal organs develop on the wrong side of the body and it affects about one in 10,000 people in the UK. Generally, those with this condition spend most of their lives in the hospital.