Health: ‘Helicopter parents’ may hinder kids’ emotional well-being (Report)

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you...

Lavender helps relaxing? Benefits Of The Smell Can Be More Impactful

Lavender works its relaxing magic all around us: from garden borders to bath bombs to fabric softener. But why not in our hospitals and clinics? And what is...

Health: Mental health impacts for homeowners with flooded basements long after...

Victims of basement flooding continue to be stressed out about it long after they've finished cleaning up, and many miss work to deal with the issue.That's according...

Health: Ontario’s Darlington nuclear reactor to produce isotope used for medical...

A subsidiary of Ontario Power Generation is partnering with U.S.-based BWX Technologies to help produce radioactive isotopes used to diagnose such conditions as cancer and heart disease.Ontario...

Tiny pacemaker prototype may do away with big surgeries on babies

Rohan Kumthekar, M.D., a cardiology fellow working in Dr. Charles Berul's bioengineering lab at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, part of Children's National Health System,...

Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

The backgrounds of 3,000 foreign doctors are being urgently checked after a conwoman with no qualifications was allowed to work as an NHS psychiatrist for 22 years. Zholia Alemi,...

Health: Pay more attention to depression as a side-effect of many...

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven't subscribed yet, you...

Health: Death of woman hospitalized for ‘horrific’ bedsore sparks criminal investigation...

Editor's note and warning: A highly disturbing photo of Chrissy Dunnington's bedsore is contained at the bottom of this story. The photo has been provided by her...

Two children die from E.coli infection complications (Public Health)

Two children from the same family have died after contracting E coli, officials at Public Health England (PHE) have revealed. The health body has not confirmed the ages of...

Woman in coma for decade gives birth, US police probe sexual

Authorities in Phoenix, Arizona are investigating after a woman in a coma for 14 years gave birth to a healthy baby boy on Dec. 29, 2018 at Hacienda...

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Harry, Meghan could be 'stripped' of Sussex titles

Harry, Meghan could be ‘stripped’ of Sussex titles

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could be stripped of their Sussex titles as Brighton and Hove council is forced into debating a petition. They will discuss the issue in a meeting next month after a...
Boris Johnson set for Parliament showdown with rebel MPs, Report

Boris Johnson set for Parliament showdown with rebel MPs, Report

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a showdown in parliament after warning MPs that he would seek a snap election if they tied his hands on Brexit. Johnson has promised to take the UK out...
Bryan Harlan, trophy hunter pays $110K to kill rare mountain goat

Bryan Harlan, trophy hunter pays $110K to kill rare mountain goat

A BIG game trophy hunter from Texas paid $110,000 to kill a rare mountain goat during a trip to Pakistan, sparking a furious online backlash. Bryan Harlan paid the huge sum to hunt the Astore...
Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls, Report

Indian woman, 73 gives birth to twin girls, Report

An Indian woman who says she is 73 years of age has given birth to twin girls, doctors say. If the claim is true, she would be the oldest mother in the world. The woman...
STD-carrying ladybirds invade UK, here's everything you need to know

STD-carrying ladybirds invade UK, here’s everything you need to know

LADYBIRDS carrying STDs are invading the UK with homes across the nation dealing with an infestation of the bugs. The Harlequin Ladybirds have flown in from Asia and North America thanks to mild Autumn winds. And...