Monday, November 12, 2018

Judge rules Charlie Gard will spend last days in hospice, not at home

Critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to a hospice and taken off life-support unless his parents and a hospital agree on a...

Mom and baby spared traumatic birth after heart surgery performed inside the womb

Kristine Barry says when she heard her newborn baby Sebastian scream, it was "the most amazing sound I've ever heard." "They always prepped us for a...

‘Very worrisome’: Sperm counts have declined by more than half for Western men

Sperm counts for men in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have declined by more than 50 per cent in the last four...

Brain study of deceased NFL players shows 99% had signs of CTE

The brains of 99 per cent of former National Football League players showed signs of a disease linked to repeated hits to the head that...

Want to be happier? Hire a housekeeper, researchers suggest

For people who wish there were more hours in the day, spending a bit of money to get rid of onerous tasks would make...

Government, Indigenous leaders herald health agreement that will dismantle ‘colonial’ system

Canada's health minister, the province of Ontario and the Nishnawbe Aski Nation have signed a deal on health care, a "landmark" agreement they say...

South African child surprises researchers by showing no signs of AIDS years after treatment

A South African child born with HIV has surprised experts by appearing to be effectively cured of the AIDS virus after just a year...

Parents of critically ill infant Charlie Gard end legal battle to save his life

Chris Gard publicly apologized to his critically ill baby Charlie for not being able to save his life, as he and his wife dropped...

Stroke survivors face complication risks for years longer than commonly thought

When someone survives a stroke or mini-stroke, they're at substantial risk of another stroke or admission to a long-term care facility for at least five...

Stroke survivors at higher risk for another stroke or heart attack for years longer...

When someone survives a stroke or mini-stroke, they're at substantial risk of another stroke or admission to a long-term care facility for at least five...