Dying frigatebird chick image wins first prize in ecology photo competition

An ailing frigate bird chick, idle meerkats and a female Gelada monkey are among the animals pictured in the seventh BMC Ecology Image competition.  The eclectic array of images showcase the ‘beauty and diversity of life on our planet’ as well as its intricate relationships, according to the team behind the competition.   The overall winner … Read more Dying frigatebird chick image wins first prize in ecology photo competition

Eating too much rice increases your risk of dying from heart disease

Eating too much rice could be fatal as low levels of arsenic in the grains can increase your risk of dying from heart disease, study warns Arsenic is naturally occurring in rice as it soaks in to the crop as it is grown   Researchers in the UK studied rice consumption and its role in heart disease  … Read more Eating too much rice increases your risk of dying from heart disease

Eating too much rice increase your risk of dying from heart disease

Eating too much rice could be fatal as low levels of arsenic in the grains can increase your risk of dying from heart disease, study warns Arsenic is naturally occurring in rice as it soaks in to the crop as it is grown   Researchers in the UK studied rice consumption and its role in heart disease  … Read more Eating too much rice increase your risk of dying from heart disease

Statins are not effective at cutting risk of dying from heart disease

Statins are not particularly effective at reducing the risk of dying from heart disease, a study claims. Scientists analysed 35 studies into the effects of the drugs which lower ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol and found the pills have no consistent benefit. The research, published in the British Medical Journal, found three quarters of all trials reported … Read more Statins are not effective at cutting risk of dying from heart disease

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus, figures reveal – as leading medic says Britain has become ‘obsessed’ with Covid deaths Figures show there are more people dying from bowel cancer than COVID-19     Professor Karol Sikora, an oncologist, said cancer deaths will start to climb  There are 319 bowel cancer deaths a week … Read more More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus, figures reveal – as leading medic says Britain has become ‘obsessed’ with Covid deaths Figures show there are more people dying from bowel cancer than COVID-19     Professor Karol Sikora, an oncologist, said cancer deaths will start to climb  There are 319 bowel cancer deaths a week … Read more More people are dying from bowel cancer than coronavirus

Footage shows police violently dragging a grieving father from his dying six-year-old daughter

Shocking footage obtained by The Mail on Sunday shows how police officers violently dragged a grieving father from the hospital bedside of his dying daughter shortly after he had been told her life support was being withdrawn. The harrowing film from a police body camera shows the moment Rashid Abbasi, a 59-year-old hospital consultant, was … Read more Footage shows police violently dragging a grieving father from his dying six-year-old daughter

Footage shows police violently dragging a grieving father from his dying six-year-old daughter

Shocking footage obtained by The Mail on Sunday shows how police officers violently dragged a grieving father from the hospital bedside of his dying daughter shortly after he had been told her life support was being withdrawn. The harrowing film from a police body camera shows the moment Rashid Abbasi, a 59-year-old hospital consultant, was … Read more Footage shows police violently dragging a grieving father from his dying six-year-old daughter

LSE law graduate, 24, begged ‘Don’t leave me here’ as she lay dying after falling 40ft from flyover

A 24-year-old LSE law graduate begged her friend ‘Don’t leave me here’ as she lay dying after she fled from a burning car and fell 40ft from a flyover.  Azra Kemal, 24, was on her way home from a night out with friends and was in the car with a 31-year-old male friend when the … Read more LSE law graduate, 24, begged ‘Don’t leave me here’ as she lay dying after falling 40ft from flyover

LSE law graduate, 24, begged ‘Don’t leave me here’ as she lay dying after falling 40ft from flyover

A 24-year-old LSE law graduate begged her friend ‘Don’t leave me here’ as she lay dying after she fled from a burning car and fell 40ft from a flyover.  Azra Kemal, 24, was on her way home from a night out with friends and was in the car with a 31-year-old male friend when the … Read more LSE law graduate, 24, begged ‘Don’t leave me here’ as she lay dying after falling 40ft from flyover