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Man has new hand grown in his stomach after losing it in accident

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES Carlos Mariotti in hospital after surgery to have his left sewn into his stomach for 42 days (Picture: Barcroft Media) A machine operator whose hand was sewn into his stomach has spoken of his arduous recovery. Over a year ago, Carlos Mariotti’s hand was ripped to shreds after it was trapped between two coil rollers in a ...

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Grieving mum shares images of stillborn baby

WARNING: Some may find these images upsetting. The couple spent two days with their daughter (Picture: Caters) A courageous mother has shared heartbreaking pictures of her stillborn baby, in a bid to warn other expectant mothers to ‘trust their maternal instincts’. Georgia Boyton, 20, first noticed her baby had stopped moving regularly and that her bump had shrunk when she ...

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Terrified mother posts video of daughter suffering from tick paralysis

Evelyn Lewis could not stand up due to tick paralysis (Picture: Facebook/Amanda Lewis) A traumatised mother’s video of her daughter who suddenly could not walk, crawl or use her arms has gone viral. Amanda Lewis posted the video of Evelyn looking like a limp doll on Facebook in a bid to find out if any of her family knew what was ...

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So much of getting better is admitting that you can’t do everything alone

I’ve always been someone who prides myself on being independent. I’m self-sufficient, I don’t need anyone, and I can get things done on my own without any help. A lot of dealing with mental health is stripping that back, admitting I can’t do everything alone, and asking for support. Here’s what it’s really like to suffer from depression It started with going to my ...

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Live blog from a depressive episode: Here’s what it’s really like to suffer from depression

By Kate Leaver, London-based, Sydney-born journalist, feminist, presenter and former professional fairy. Tweet me @kateileaver Monday 22 May 2017 6:00 am Usually, I write about my bipolar disorder when I’m well. It’s much easier, then, to see the beauty in depression. No man is an island – How my friends have helped me cope with depression When I’m happy and ...

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Deadly ‘Brexit virus’ has infected sausages imported from Europe

English breakfast (Picture: Getty) A potentially deadly new strain of hepatitis E is feared to have infected 10% of  sausages. Doctors are warning pork lovers to ensure their meat is properly cooked, after 60,000 British people fell ill with HEV in a year. Jeremy Corbyn wouldn’t directly condemn the IRA – but said ‘all bombing is bad’ Sausages, bacon, pork ...

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Guy reveals intense blackhead cure in disgusting video

The resulting gunk (Picture: YouTube/Jacob Acosta) A trick to beat blackheads has gone viral on YouTube after thousands watched pus pouring from a vlogger’s nose. The gross hack sees him press hard on his nose, until all of the blackheads come out at once. Election campaigning suspended as MPs mark one year since Jo Cox died The resulting yellow mucous ...

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Man with just days to live marries fiance at his hospital bedside

Ray and Tracy just wanted to get married (Picture: MEN) A couple who had to abandon their dream wedding after the groom was diagnosed with terminal cancer have been able to get married in a last minute ceremony. Ray Kershaw, 63, was hoping to marry 45-year-old Tracy Brooks in Tenerife next year, but had to change their plans when he ...

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Kicking babies and driving into traffic: We talk Pure O on our mental health podcast, Mentally Yours

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video ‘You probably know OCD as being really overly tidy, or being obsessively clean,’ says Sally Biddall, who works on metro.co.uk’s social media team. ‘This is less to do with compulsions and more to do with intrusive thoughts. ‘Everyone has intrusive thoughts, but ...

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There are only five male body shapes, according to health experts

(Picture: Cavendish) From pears to bananas, and hourglasses to triangles, women’s bodies are always talked about in terms of random shapes and objects. Can food actually help with mental health? But why shouldn’t men get some of the fun? Health experts from Forza Supplements believe modern-day Britain is home to just five different male body shapes – after they studied the curves ...

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