Boeing A Norwegian Air Boeing 737MAX was forced to make an unscheduled landing in Iran on Friday due to a technical malfunction. The two-month-old jet landed safely in Shiraz, Iran. The 189 passengers and crew on board were transported to a hotel near the airport. A relief Boeing 737-800 was dispatched from Norway along with […]
Yazidi refugees are suffering from high rates of a rare condition brought on by psychological trauma known as pseudoseizures, advocates and doctors say. Now, they want the government to do more to reunite them with their families and improve access to mental health supports.
‘We’re guinea pigs’: Canada’s oversight process for implanted medical devices stuns suffering patients
Millions of Canadians rely on surgically implanted medical devices in order to function — to do everything from walk without pain to pump blood through their veins. But a new CBC investigation reveals some devices are approved with scant scientific evidence to show they are safe and effective.
A man who received a stem-cell transplant for multiple sclerosis can walk and dance again after suffering from the disease for a decade
AP Photo/Raquel Maria Dillon A man in England with multiple sclerosis can walk and dance for the first time in 10 years after receiving a stem cell transplant for the disease. Roy Palmer spent the last decade in a wheelchair without any feeling in his legs. He decided to undergo a procedure known as hematopoietic […]
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 […]