Emotional Moment Girl Swims First Race After Losing Her Arm

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Parents

An eight-year-old girl who lost her arm in a dog attack moved people to tears during her first swimming race since the incident. Thalia Standley ha...

Two-Year-Old Amputee Finds Beautiful Friendship In Three-Legged Kitten

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler who lost her left arm to cancer has made a wonderful new friendship in the form of a three-legged kitten called Doc. And our hearts can't qu...

'My Legs Won't Work' Said Three-Year-Old Who Later Had To Have Legs Amputated

PA | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old complained his legs "wouldn't work" during a trip to IKEA – then his legs turned black and just 72 hours later had to be amputated....

Soldier's Liverpool FC Tattoo Reads 'You'll Never Walk' After Leg Amputation

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

A Liverpool fan and Royal Marine's "You'll Never Walk Alone" tattoo was unfortunately altered after he had his leg amputated. Andy Grant's limb wa...

Woman With Severe Phobia Of Varicose Veins Begs Doctors To Amputate Legs

Photo-Features | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A mother who suffers a severe phobia from veins, in particular varicose veins, has pleaded with doctors for them to amputate her healthy legs to preve...

Inspiring Boston Bomb Survivor 'Relieved' To Have Leg Amputated, Even Throws It A Party

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Rebekah DiMartino was at the finish line with her son Noah, and now-husband, Pete DiMartino, when the bomb went off at the Boston Marathon last year, ...

Why Was This Amputee's Foot Re-Used As A Knee Joint?

Caters | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After being diagnosed with bone cancer in her thigh for the second time, Jordon Moody was faced with a tough decision. Her doctors told her that sh...

Man Chops Off Left Hand With Homemade Guillotine Then Tossed It In Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK

A man deliberately chopped off his left hand using a homemade guillotine before tossing it into a blazing bin to ensure surgeons couldn’t sew it bac...

GRAPHIC IMAGES: What Diabetes Did To This Man's Leg In 10 Days

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Type 2 diabetes is called the more preventable type of diabetes because it is so heavily affected by lifestyle choices - particularly obesity. These h...

Farmer Amputates Own Leg Because He Couldn't Pay For An Operation (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A farmer suffering from gangrene has amputated his own leg after he was unable to afford to have the procedure carried out at a hospital. Zheng Ya...

Man's Penis 'Amputated After He Overdoses On Viagra To Impress New Girlfriend'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

A 66-year-old Colombian man is reported to have had his penis amputated after "enthusiastically" overdosing on the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra. ...

Eating Fruit Can Reduce The Risk Of Which Disease?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In Britain, almost 90% of people who have diabetes are diagnosed with type 2 - where the body produces some but not sufficient insulin. Unlike typ...

Afghanistan Amputee Has Benefits Cut After Atos Test

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A royal marine who lost his leg in a roadside bomb in Afghanistan has had his disability benefits cut after being assessed by private firm Atos. A...

Lottery Winners Buy Torch-Bearing Teen New Limb

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK

A teenager who lost a leg to cancer "started yelling and dancing" when he heard Britain's biggest lottery prize winners have bought him a new prosthet...

Britain's Paralympic Veterans

Thomas Morris | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Sport
Thomas Morris

After the First and Second World Wars, over sixty thousand military amputees came home. Three years later, Britain hosted the Olympics, and a small hospital in Buckinghamshire put on the world's first 'Wheelchair Games'. Now in 2012, the future of the British forces in Afghanistan is being decided.

Woman Had Five Stone Leg Amputated, Only To Find It Grew Back

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

A woman who had one of her five stone legs amputated has been shocked to find the stump has nearly grown back to its original size. Mandy Sellars f...