Fake NHS Psychiatrist case puts thousands of doctors under scrutiny

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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,...

Research to find biological sex from a single tooth

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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...

Tiny pacemaker prototype may do away with big surgeries on babies

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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,...

Goop Potentially Dangerous: Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand is under fire

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Goop is being accused of marketing and selling a potentially dangerous supplement product called The Mother Load to pregnant women. The brand’s vitamin supplement packets contain a high amount...

‘Trojan horse’ antibiotic could help combat superbugs, finds new research

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Scientists say they have engineered a new antibiotic that appears promising in early clinical trials. The drug, made by Shionogi Inc, acts like the Trojan horse in Greek legend...

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

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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...

Body parts scandal: Private firm stripped of contracts, Report

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A disposal company working for the U.K.’s National Health Service that stockpiled hundreds of tons of human body parts and dangerous waste has lost its contracts with the...

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

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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...

Brain-eating Amoeba Kills Man Who Visited Texas (Reports)

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A 29-year-old New Jersey surfer's diagnosis with a rare amoeba disease was a shock to his family. And with just 34 other known cases in the U.S. in...

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

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Star Dan Walker quits BBC's Football Focus after 12 years

Star Dan Walker quits BBC’s Football Focus after 12 years

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Dan Walker has announced he is quitting Football Focus after 12 years presenting show. The BBC Breakfast star, who has been a staple of the sports show, shared the news on Twitter. Walker has expressed...
Music icon Cher apologises for George Floyd tweets that sparked backlash

Music icon Cher apologises for George Floyd tweets that sparked backlash

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Cher has apologised for a tweet she made about George Floyd on Friday (April 2), in which she suggested she could have prevented his death. Expressing her feeling that the events leading to Floyd’s death...
Star Britney Spears Says She’s ‘Embarrassed’ by New Documentary

Star Britney Spears Says She’s ‘Embarrassed’ by New Documentary

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Britney Spears lamented how she is portrayed in the recently released New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” admitting that she found it embarrassing. The documentary which explored her life in detail premiered in February...
Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor who was first Black Bond villain, dies aged 81

Yaphet Kotto, Jewish actor who was first Black Bond villain, dies aged 81

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Actor Yaphet Kotto, who is best known for his role in Alien and James Bond villain Mr. Big, has passed away at age 81. “I’m saddened and still in shocked of the passing of my...
Corinne Masiero: French actress strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

Corinne Masiero: French actress strips for culture during Cesar Awards ceremony

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French actress Corinne Masiero protested naked at the César Awards (March 12th) to demand the government do more to support culture during the coronavirus pandemic. Corinne Masiero, best known for her lead role in the...