Contrary to popular wisdom, there are reasons to be cheerful
A SKIT in the 1979 film, “The Secret Policeman’s Ball”, features Peter Cook, a revered British comedian, as the leader of a cult whose members have gathered on a mountain to watch the end of the world. His followers are full of questions. How will the Earth perish? Will there be a mighty wind? What […]
OLDER hospital patients with dementia may be “suffering in silence” because they are unable to communicate the pain they are in, a study has suggested. Experts from the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at University College London have found that pain could be a key cause of delirium.
HEART attack symptoms are triggered when there is an interruption in blood supply to the heart. This causes a drop in energy supply to the heart, leading to the condition. Watch out for these signs and symptoms of a heart attack.
An 83-year-old Edmonton man is calling for a review of seniors’ care in Alberta, sharing his deaf wife’s story to underline the need for more compassionate care.
German midfielder Sebastian Rudy is an injury doubt for his team’s crunch Group F match against South Korea on Wednesday, after suffering a suspected broken nose in the dramatic win against Sweden. READ MORE: Germany salvage World Cup hopes with late winner against Sweden in Sochi The Bayern Munich midfielder was left bloodied after taking an […]
Hawaii has seen thousands of people evacuated this week following the eruption of Kilauea volcano yesterday, spewing lava and ash across the islands. The Civil Defense Agency warned locals on the island to evacuate immediately due the risks to human life and structures. Lava has been flowing along the road following the eruption with volcanologist […]
Former Great British Bake Off judge Mary, 83, said the UK’s slovenly approach to life is the cause of some of the greatest problems we face, like obesity. Asked whether getting families to eat together was one way to conquer the crisis she said: “I couldn’t agree more. The more families that sit down together […]
MANY women who suffer from early stage breast cancer could avoid unnecessary mastectomies because they have a very low risk of the disease developing again within five years of surgery, according to new research.
Scientists revealed patients could avoid chemotherapy or radiotherapy after successful surgery because the chance of the condition returning is so low. But they warned that only women with “small, low grade, well defined tumours” as well as a low chance of developing secondary cancer elsewhere may avoid months of gruelling treatment. Professor Emiel Rutgers said: […]