Health: 152 severe bedsores reported at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities...

The province revealed Thursday there are at least 152 cases of severe bedsores at Nova Scotia long-term care facilities, data gathered as police investigate the death of a woman whose...

Sleeping Nine Hours a Night May Raise Stroke Risk (Study)

People who take long naps during the day or sleep nine or more hours at night may have an increased risk of stroke, according to a study published...

Health: Drug patents could be Canada’s special weapon in U.S. trade...

​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...

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...

Health: Massage therapy self-regulation doesn’t go far enough to protect Quebecers,...

If you see a chiropractor, an acupuncturist or even a hearing-aid audiologist in Quebec, they must be licensed and are regulated by the province's professional code.Massage therapists,...

Research to find biological sex from a single tooth

A team led by UC Davis researchers have come up with a new way to estimate the biological sex of human skeletal remains based on protein traces from...

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...

First ever living donor HIV-to-HIV kidney transplant, Report

Surgeons at Baltimore’s John Hopkins University completed what is believed to be the first transplant of an HIV-positive organ from a live donor this week, showing that HIV-positive...

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,...

UK: Children eat three times as much sugar as they should

Children have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18 year old by the time they reach their tenth birthday, according to Public Health England (PHE)....

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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...