People in an Australian state are being urged to avoid eggs with two specific identifying stamps because they may be contaminated with Salmonella. The New South Wales (NSW) Food Authority said the affected product has stamp BEC or BEC115 on the shell of individual eggs and not the carton. Affected eggs...
The debate over the potential harms and benefits of vaping has raged on for years. But the results of a large trial in the UK have provided the pro-vaping side its biggest win yet. It found that people trying to quit smoking were almost twice as likely to succeed...
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...