When we remember a past event, the human brain reconstructs that experience in reverse order, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham. Understanding more precisely how the brain retrieves information could help us better assess the reliability of eye witness accounts, for example of crime scenes, where...
The picture of a Chinese surgeon sleeping in the operation room while re-attaching a patient’s arm went viral on the country’s social media, recently. In the photo, orthopedic surgeon Luo Shanpeng, who works at No. 6 People's Hospital of Guiyang in south-eastern China's Guizhou Province, was seen squatting down by...
Phoenix police are investigating possible sex abuse at a nursing facility after a female patient recently became pregnant and gave birth. Sources tell Arizona's Family that the alleged victim has been a patient at the Hacienda HealthCare facility, which is near 16th Street and South Mountain Avenue, for at least...
Teenage girls are twice as likely to show symptoms of depression linked to social media use as boys, according to new research. An extensive study by UCL researchers found that girls both spent more time on social media and were more vulnerable to its negative impacts. At 14, two-fifths of...
There's a big difference between having an Ebola infection and not having an Ebola infection. A few weeks after returning to Sweden from Burundi, a man has been making headlines around the world, but not in a good way. He showed up at an emergency room in Enköping, Sweden, about...
Quebec welcomed its first bouncing baby of the New Year just two minutes past the stroke of midnight. Mariella was born at 12:02 a.m. on New Year’s Day in the birthing centre of the Royal Victoria Hospital at the Glen site in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. It also appears Mariella was the first newborn...
A woman who was clinically brain dead, and whose family took their fight to keep her on life-support to court, has died. Taquisha McKitty was 28 and died on Monday morning. The Brampton woman died of natural causes and had been on life support for more than 15 months. Doctors had...
Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be a worm?. Over five days, a 32-year-old woman in Russia took selfies to document a strange lump on her face that moved from under her left eye to above it and then later to her lip. She finally visited a physician...
Medical authorities in Georgia have suspended the license of a doctor who posted videos of herself dancing with a scalpel over anesthetized patients during plastic surgeries. The board suspended the license of dancing doctor Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte’s cosmetic surgery practicea fter several cases surfaced by patients who had suffered traumatic...
Eighteen people have been diagnosed with the same type of rare eye cancer - including three university friends - leading researchers to push for funding to find connections, a cause, and a cure. The melanoma, a type of cancer that develops in melanin - the pigment that gives skin its...