By Eric Parnell: The China syndrome is a hypothetical sequence of events following a U.S. nuclear reactor meltdown in which the core melts through its container and deep into the earth toward China. As we all know, a nuclear accident has fallout effects that can potentially spread around the world depending on its magnitude and severity. Show More Summary
1.) She's blond.2.) The short boy.3.) She is blue-eyed.4.) She's Down syndrome.5.) The blind lady.6.) He is deaf.7.) The European guy.One of these sentences is not like the others; it's not grammatically correct and it is incorrect in...Show More Summary
It's a fascinating mind game to look down at your veins and not trust what's running through them. Just like all great plot lines involving our beloved mutated characters, there comes a point where each hero or heroine chooses to accept their differences and use their powers for good.
Ten-year Oliver Burton’s story is heartbreaking. Without getting into all of the details, the young boy has Down’s syndrome and has battled a variety of other cancers, leading up to [...] The post Helen Mirren Pretended To Be The Queen While Having Tea With A Sick Child appeared first on FilmDrunk.
A little boy with Down syndrome and terminal cancer wanted to have tea with the queen for his final wish. Denied, Helen Mirren stepped in and had tea with him in her full Queen garb and made his wish come...
A little boy's dying wish came true, thanks to Dame Helen Mirren. Oliver Burton is a 10-year-old boy with Down syndrome who has fought different forms of cancer for nearly his entire life. He was recently diagnosed with terminal spine and bone marrow cancer. Oliver requested to visit Buckingham Palace and have afternoon tea with [...]
She certainly has a story to tell. Following her well-publicized battle with myelodysplastic syndrome - which included a bone marrow transplant late last year - Robin Roberts has signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing to release...Show More Summary
Good Morning America host Robin Roberts has been pretty open about her battle with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), a rare bone marrow disease that she was diagnosed with in June of 2012. Her sister eventually donated blood marrow for...Show More Summary
Dame Helen Mirren all by herself is pretty terrific. But put the 70-year-old Oscar winner in the outfit of the Queen, and she wears it like a superhero.Recently, she stormed outside mid-performance of her London show "The Audience" (in...Show More Summary
Research presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) explores pharmaceutical advances for treating irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) and hepatitis C. An international study holds promising results for patients suffering from IBS-D. Show More Summary
The tabloids were screaming at new parents this week desperately yelling at them not to share a bed with their newborn because it could be lethal, causing sudden infant death syndrome, or cot death. The research said so. SIDS is tragic, of course, but a little composure, please. As NHS Choices explains: “The researchers estimate [...]Show More Summary
Trench Foot is a medical condition caused by prolonged exposure of the feet to damp, unsanitary, and cold conditions. It is one of many immersion foot syndromes. The use of the word trench in the name of this condition is a reference to trench warfare, mainly associated with World War I. Show More Summary
Children with sleep apnea syndrome who have their tonsils and adenoids removed sleep better, are less restless and impulsive, and report a generally better quality of life, finds a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health. Show More Summary
Co-sleeping with a newborn increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) fivefold, a new study in BMJ Open suggests. The likelihood applies even if parents are not smokers, drinkers, or drug users - other factors that raise the risk of SIDS, according to the study led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Show More Summary
Experts from the National Childbirth Trust and The Lullaby Trust answer your questions on cot death and co-sleeping Denis Campbell Guardian readers
Roni Caryn Rabin, "No Easy Choices on Breast Reconstruction", NYT Blogs 5/20/2013: A syndrome called upper quarter dysfunction — its symptoms include pain, restricted immobility and impaired sensation and strength — has been reported in over half of breast cancer survivors and may be more frequent in those who undergo breast reconstruction, according to a 2012 [...]
Rates of sudden infant death would plummet if parents avoided bed sharing, advise authors Bed sharing with parents is linked to a fivefold increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), even when the parents are non-smokers and the mother has not been drinking alcohol and does not use illegal drugs, according to a large analysis published online in BMJ Open...
Bed sharing with parents is linked to a fivefold increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), even when the parents are non-smokers and the mother has not been drinking alcohol and does not use illegal drugs, according to a...Show More Summary
Do you suffer from “Taylor Swift Syndrome,” in which you get too close to the guys you date too fast? I call this “early-20s syndrome.” [Your Tango] This homeless woman found an unlikely savior in comedian Zach Galifianakis, who she met 20 years ago. [The Stir] A new study shows that men are droppin’ lots [...]
The steel industry has been going through a “prisoner’s dilemma.” No single company is willing to reduce its production, and as a result, all players in the industry are suffering from the overcapacity syndrome. In this situation, can we still find attractive players in this industry? Let’s have a look. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) [...]