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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

OUCH! Boy, 16, tries to circumcise himself with a machete

A Zimbabwean teenage girl has reportedly won a $2 000 lawsuit against her 32-years-old ex-lover for deflowering and ditching her, after having previously promised to marry her. Zimbabwe's data drama ...

Goodbye flu shot? The search for a universal vaccine begins.

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter. FRIDAY, Jan. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The pace of flu activity continues to quicken across the United States, and probably hasn't peaked yet. That's the ass...

LifeShare: Blood supply at critically low levels

Have you or someone close to you ever needed a blood transfusion? Maybe it was because of an accident. Or perhaps you needed blood due to a surgical procedure. The good thing about it was the blood w...

NHS: ‘Things will get worse’ after all non-emergency hospital operations cance...

A SUSPECTED stroke victim was forced to spend 11 hours in a hospital corridor waiting for a bed in A&E – despite being rushed to hospital by ambulance as an emergency. Brenda Mountford, 77, was b...

A Woman Was Killed by a Superbug Resistant to All 26 American Antibiotics

Instead of teetering on the edge of a cliff when it comes to the growing number of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections, we have now fallen off that cliff. A Nevada woman has died of a "superbug...

Evening top 5: John Halligan ‘would have resigned’ if he didn’t secure W...

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Waterford to demand a 24-hour cath lab for cardiac care at University Hospital Waterford. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. Despite yesterday's announcem...

Nutella Maker Defends Use Of Palm Oil Amid Boycott By Other Food Companies

A controversy over palm oil threatens to cast a pall over Nutella, the delicious chocolate-hazelnut spread made by the Italian company Ferrero. Headlines like “Nutella Can Cause Cancer, Study Warns” ...

Hospital Crisis Update: Nurses at point of breakdown due to workload in overcrowded hospit...

Nurses have stated that they are struggling to cope under the current pressures upon them. The past three days alone have seen over 500 patients lying on hospital trolleys around the country. The hos...

High-Growth Sector

There is “conclusive or substantial evidence” that marijuana or related compounds can effectively treat chronic pain, nausea caused by chemotherapy treatment for cancer, and spasticity caused by mult...

Superbug kills woman resistant to all antibiotics in the U.S.

A woman in her 70s has died in hospital in the US after contracting a superbug infection resistant to all antibiotics while travelling in India. The woman died in Reno, Nevada, after being treated wi...

Making Mental Health A National Priority

New measures to help schools tackle mental health issues have been welcomed by prominent figures across Watford. Plans announced by Theresa May on Monday outlined how every secondary school would be ...

John Halligan: I would have resigned if there was no mobile cath lab for Waterford

A mobile catheterisation lab is to be provided to University Hospital Waterford following months of controversy over the issue. Minister for Training, Skills and Innovation and TD for Waterford John ...

Is Kylie’s Peach Palette Sold Out? Her Newest Launch Proves To Be A Hit

The 19-year-old 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star - who built up her beauty empire Kylie Cosmetics over two years before launching it last year - launched a new eye make-up kit, which features 1...

Nutella Maker Defends Its Use Of Palm Oil For Its Health Benefits

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 18: Jars of Nutella are displayed on a shelf at a market on August 18, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The threat of a Nutella shortage is looming after a March frost in...

Vaccine Shows Benefit in Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A breast cancer survivor is urging women to share a post that vividly depicts what breast cancer can look and feel like in hopes of spreading information about early indicators of the disease. The im...

Overeating In Western Diet Driven By Raised Endocannabinoid Signals

Regular intake of a "western diet" -- consisting of foods that are high on sugar and fat levels -- is behind an alarming rise of conditions such as overeating and obesity, researchers warned. However...

Your fitness tracker could soon alert to illness, new study says

The study, involving 60 people wearing sporting devices that measured heart rate, skin temperature and blood oxygen levels, 'demonstrated that a diverse array of measurements can be systematically ob...

432 people on trolleys in emergency departments

Talks between nurses and government officials over the ongoing staffing problems in Irish hospitals have been adjourned. The discussions between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, the HSE, t...

Delhi Declared Free From H5N8 Avian Influenza

The H5N8 strain of avian influenza has been confirmed in nine mute swans but testing stops once the presence of the disease has been established so it is not known how many have been struck by the di...

Flu cases, respiratory illness, on the rise

"It's clearly starting to ramp up for the season," said Dr. Sara Lund, an infectious-disease specialist at St. Luke's hospital. "It's really happening over the past two or three weeks." Six people we...