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August 15, 2018 6:36 AM Teen 'feels like Superman' after surviving lightning strike

Josiah Wiedman, 13, is left in a critical condition after the strike but declares "Dang, I beat death" from his hospital bed. Josiah Wiedman, 13, was walking home in the rain when he said he "felt this burst of heat, then everything went dark". The lightning strike knocked the boy to the ground where he hit his head and was left unconscious. A neighbour 6


High blood pressure, or hypertension, rarely has noticeable symptoms. But if untreated, it increases your risk of serious problems such as heart attacks and strokes. More than one in four adults in the UK have high blood pressure, although many won't realise it. The only way to find out if your blood pressure is high is to have your blood pressure checked 7

June 20, 2018 9:09 PM Mississippi mother, 28, is charged with murder after her 10-month-old son was left in a hot car and died

A Mississippi woman has been charged with second-degree murder after authorities say her infant son was left for an unknown amount of time in a hot car and died. Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell announced the charge on Tuesday against 28-year-old Elizabeth Barhonovich, of Vancleave. Ten-month-old Kash Barhonovich was discovered in a car parked outside 4

June 19, 2018 10:48 AM Chatham dad Daniel Lee Scott 'choked on chunk of meat' in Goa, inquest hears

Mystery surrounds the death of a devoted young dad who reportedly died with food trapped in his throat hours after playing on the beach with his toddler. Daniel Lee Scott, partner Jade and Jack, aged two, had started their luxury holiday in the paradise resort of Goa in India when tragedy struck. The family had spent the day at a water park where Jack enjoyed 11

June 18, 2018 2:55 AM Man, 28, was charged with stealing two human toes worth $11,000 from a deceased man at an exhibition displaying human corpses

A 28-year-old man was charged with stealing two human toes worth $11,000 from a deceased person that was featured at an exhibition that displayed human corpses. The man appeared in court today and was charged for stealing and interfering with an unknown person's body. The accused appeared in the Auckland District Court today and was 'remanded on bail' 8

May 7, 2018 12:19 PM What is Pompe disease?

Pompe disease is an inherited disorder caused by the buildup of a complex sugar called glycogen in the body's cells, which impairs certain organs and tissues, especially muscles. There are three forms, known as classic infantile-onset, non-classic infantile-onset, and late-onset. All three forms, which affect newborns, babies around the age of 1, and children 9

May 3, 2018 8:14 AM Energy drinks maker launches ‘Hyper Anxiety’ flavour

MegaBoost UK Ltd created the groundbreaking drink by combining a huge hit of caffeine and sugar with jarring flavours including chilli, metal and stale urine. Managing director Tom Booker said: “The taste alone will have you buzzing with tension even before the ingredients have started wreaking havoc on your internal organs. “The incredible taste of Hyper 12

April 19, 2018 7:46 PM 'Super human' evolution of 'Indonesian fish people' revealed: Tribe can dive 230ft and hold their breath for 13 minutes underwater after developing unusually large SPLEENS

A population of Indonesian 'fish people' have evolved spleens are 50 per cent larger than normal people, enabling them to free dive to depths of more than 200 feet (61 metres). The genetic change discovered in the Bajau tribe - who can hold their breath for 13 minutes - is the first known example of a human adaptation to deep diving, researchers found 32

March 12, 2018 3:23 AM Liz Hurley stays by the bedside of her model nephew, 21, as he recovers in hospital after being stabbed by a gang in a road rage attack that 'nearly severed his spine'

Liz Hurley was at her nephew’s bedside yesterday after the 21-year-old was stabbed by a gang in a road rage attack. Miles Hurley was set upon by thugs and knifed in the back multiple times after overtaking their car moments earlier, leading to a minor collision, police said last night. The model and a friend, also 21, were chased until they pulled over on a road behind 18

February 13, 2018 4:08 PM 'It's so selfish for your children!' Janet Street-Porter slams 'ridiculous' Nadia Sawalha as the Loose Women clash over drawing up wills

And Janet Street-Porter hit out at Nadia Sawalha on on Tuesday's installment of Loose Women after she revealed she hadn't drawn up a will. The outspoken journalist, 71, labelled the mother-of-two, 53, 'ridiculous' following the revelation, while Stacey Solomon admitted she won't donate her organs but would happily take one. 'I knew you'd tell me off! I know that it is,' the former 7