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January 11, 2019 1:46 PM Leeds students honour organ donor pupil who died last year

More than 1,500 students and staff members have paid tribute to a pupil who died last year by spelling out a special message on their sports pitch. Students at The Grammar School at Leeds honoured 12-year-old Hoshi Naylor, who died after being hit by a car in January 2018. Her organs were donated to four people in need of a transplant after she died. The students 114

December 10, 2018 8:03 AM Transplanted organs gave patients cancer

The family of a man who died after receiving a liver transplant from a donor with undetected cancer has called for more thorough tests. Tom Tyreman, 63, from Stockton, initially recovered after the operation at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital a year ago, but died of cancer in February. There was later found to be a small cancerous tumour in the donor organ 21

October 31, 2018 10:11 PM REVEALED: Filmmaker details how he created ‘Roswell alien autopsy’ hoax with PIGS' BRAINS

FILMMAKER Spyros Melaris has revealed how he faked the “Roswell alien autopsy” which shocked the world – using animal organs and pigs' brains. Mr Melaris was in charge of the team behind the film claiming to show an alien from the 1947 Roswell UFO crash being dissected by doctors. The film left UFO hunters convinced it was evidence for the Roswell incident 30

September 7, 2018 12:48 AM Only 60% on the donor list

More than 60 per cent of people in Swindon have not signed up to the organ donation register, it has been revealed. The figures have been released by NHS Blood and Transplant to mark Organ Donation Week, which is this week. They show that nine people in Swindon have died while waiting for an organ in the last five years.There are currently around 20 people 22

August 15, 2018 6:36 AM Teen 'feels like Superman' after surviving lightning strike

Josiah Wiedman, 13, is left in a critical condition after the strike but declares "Dang, I beat death" from his hospital bed. Josiah Wiedman, 13, was walking home in the rain when he said he "felt this burst of heat, then everything went dark". The lightning strike knocked the boy to the ground where he hit his head and was left unconscious. A neighbour 22

June 27, 2018 10:45 AM WHAT DOES IT MEAN IF I HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. More than one in four adults in the UK have high blood pressure, although many won't realise it. The only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to have your blood pressure checked 22

June 20, 2018 9:09 PM Mississippi mother, 28, is charged with murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and died

A Mississippi woman has been charged with second-degree murder after authorities say her infant son was left for an unknown amount of time in a hot car and died. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell announced the charge on Tuesday against 28-year-old Elizabeth Barhonovich, of Vancleave. Ten-month-old Kash Barhonovich was discovered in a car parked outside 23

June 19, 2018 10:48 AM Chatham dad Daniel Lee Scott 'choked on chunk of meat' in Goa, inquest hears

Mystery surrounds the death of a devoted young dad who reportedly died with food trapped in his throat hours after playing on the beach with his toddler. Daniel Lee Scott, partner Jade and Jack, aged two, had started their luxury holiday in the paradise resort of Goa in India when tragedy struck. The family had spent the day at a water park where Jack enjoyed 27

June 18, 2018 2:55 AM Man, 28, was charged with stealing two human toes worth $11,000 from a deceased man at an exhibition displaying human corpses

A 28-year-old man was charged with stealing two human toes worth $11,000 from a deceased person that was featured at an exhibition that displayed human corpses. The man appeared in court today and was charged for stealing and interfering with an unknown person's body. The accused appeared in the Auckland District Court today and was 'remanded on bail' 22

May 7, 2018 12:19 PM What is Pompe disease?

Pompe disease is an inherited disorder caused by the buildup of a complex sugar called glycogen in the body's cells, which impairs certain organs and tissues, especially muscles. There are three forms, known as classic infantile-onset, non-classic infantile-onset, and late-onset. All three forms, which affect newborns, babies around the age of 1, and children 22