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Spanish doctor gives birth to her third child at 62 despite doctors telling her fertility treatment wouldn't work

Lina Alvarez's daughter - who she has given the same first name - was delivered by Caeserean section at a hospital in Lugo, north-west Spain and weighed 5.2lbs.
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Emily Henderson, from Bedford, was born at 24 weeks, weighing 1lb 2oz, after mother Rhiannon Shades had an infection in her placenta. Now 3-and-a-half months, she has been allowed to go home.
The number of beauty brands you’ll encounter in just one lap around a department store could make your head spin. And amid the usual confusing decisions you have to make, one is cropping up mor
(Reuters) - China's plans to build large hydropower stations in Tibet are designed to meet growing domestic demand for electricity and will not have a major impact on the ecosystem or on downstream wa
Amy LeRoy, 29, from Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, a mother of two and retirement consultant, weighed 350lb and snacked on peanut butter constantly. She ate 4,000 calories a day.
Vitamin E increased pneumonia risk by 68 per cent among men who had the highest exposure to smoking and who did not exercise, researchers from the University of Helsinki, Finland, found.
Volunteers who tried high-intensity interval training generally liked it. They liked it even more with music.
The nutritional therapist, who penned healthy eating bible Cook. Nourish.Glow, has shared what she deems to be the healthiest daily diet.
Kim Vallis, from Gloucestershire, had suffered a leaky bladder since the birth of her son, Haydon, six years earlier. She claims subsequent transvaginal tape treatment left her in agony.
EXPLICIT CONTENT: A Reddit thread asks what people wish they'd been taught about sex. Popular answers covered having sex for pleasure and birth control.
Fleur-Rose Allen, from Bridgnorth, Shropshire, died in April this year, just days after she started walking for the first time. Her mother thought she had a bug and gave her water and Calpol.
Luxury ice cream produced for Prince Charles’s Duchy brand and stocked by Waitrose fuels obesity because it contains nearly twice as much sugar as some other brands.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China aims to create a comprehensive environmental monitoring system by 2030 in its efforts to boost citizens' health and raise life expectancy, the government has said.
I was unnerved to discover I was someone else’s idea of a ghoul or a zombie.
Hospitals are generally safe but harmful events can happen and many are preventable
More than half of births take place out of hours and babies born then are a third more likely to die or suffer serious complications, a major audit published today has revealed.
A study of 152 children reveals that when the children were between eight and ten, they were 27 per cent less likely to have severe autism than children whose parents were not involved in the progra
Dr Guy Meadows, of The Sleep School, has shared a simple six-step routine that he says will help you wake up naturally every morning.
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Aboriginal and environmental groups will file lawsuits on Thursday against the government of Canada to overturn the permit for a controversial $27 billion liquefied natural ga
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Environmental protection officials in the northwestern Chinese city of Xian have been detained after they were found to have tampered with air quality monitoring equipment and fal
The more people view their own and other people's selfies, the lower their self-esteem and life satisfaction they likely have, according to a new study.
Don Rauf For older adults, a fractured hip is often life-changing -- most never return to their former levels of independence and physical activity, new research shows.
With rates rising, especially where there is little competition, more middle-class families will need subsidies.
With rates rising, especially where there is little competition, more middle-class families will need subsidies.
For 32-year-old Jade Lee, there was never any doubt over the person she wanted by her side in the delivery suite: her father Cliff (pictured together with baby Holly).
  Why is figuring out Medicare so difficult? We suspect, in part, it’s because you are expected to look into a crystal ball and know precisely how healthy you will be during the next 12 mo
(Reuters) - The largest Roman Catholic health organization in the United States was accused in a federal complaint on Tuesday of failing to provide appropriate care by refusing on religious grounds to
Agony aunt Sally Brampton died near her East Sussex Home in May and Hastings Coroner's Court was told 'help did not come' from the mental health services she was referred to.
Training mums and dads as "super parents" can dramatically improve a child's autism, a study shows.
An average of almost 1,900 people with malaria moved to Britain each year over the last decade, researchers from the University of Southampton found
James Brown, a lecturer in biology at Aston University, Birmingham, says meat-free diets can reduce the risk of developing health problems high blood pressure and even cancer.
Parents of autistic children who were guided by therapists in how to communicate better with their children and practised the approach daily saw a re
Infants should sleep in the same room ? but not on the same surface ? as their parents until they are 1 year old, according to a new recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics released th
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