Health

More than 1000 Victorian health practitioners are being monitored by the health watchdog over concerns about their performance, conduct or health issues

More than 1000 Victorian health practitioners are being monitored by the health watchdog over concerns about their performance, conduct or health issues including drug and alcohol problems. While the number of complaints about Victorian practitioners remained stable over the past year, cases where the health watchdog’s concerns are strong enough to demand active monitoring of doctors, nurses and other registered ...

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A new study reveals that sunshine matters more than we thought

We are made of pretty much the same stuff as the stars, so it’s no surprise the moon can make us mad and a lack of sun can make us sad. More and more, researchers are understanding the affect of the sun on our physical, emotional and mental health. It’s the best and most natural form of vitamin D and, ...

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Life inside the Philippines’ most overcrowded jail

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG In an unassuming Quezon City neighbourhood, across from a municipal library and around the corner from a police station stands the local jail. A short ride from Manila — depending on traffic — the jail isn’t an imposing building, or even a particularly large one. Its total floor area is a shade over 30,000 square feet.More ...

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The porn star who went to Iran for a nose job

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Iranians are struggling to understand how a well-known British porn star was allowed into their country for cosmetic surgery on her nose. Candy Charms’ visit became public knowledge only after she had returned home from Iran, and posted the above picture on her Instagram account. The photo shows her wearing a black headscarf which complies with ...

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Brazil plastic surgery maestro Ivo Pitanguy dies at 90

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Celebrated Brazilian plastic surgeon Ivo Pitanguy has died at the age of 90, a day after passing the Olympic torch for the Rio Games. He died of a heart attack at home in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, a spokeswoman said. On Friday, he had held the torch in the Rio neighbourhood of Gavea, on the ...

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Woman-61years old-gives-birth-in-china

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG It’s a matter of fact as-grieving-one-child-policy-parents seek second chance to have another child,but I do not know how this old lady got that chance of having a baby in such advanced age? Well, in this age, nothing is impossible for mankind to achieve.

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18 BODYBUILDERS WHO WENT TOO FAR AND PAID FOR IT

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Pretty much everybody wants to look good and be happy with their body. The concept of what ‘looks good’ is always changing and evolving and that’s why we see so many diet programs and weight loss program information being littered onto the television and the internet. Throughout the past hundred years or so, however, there has ...

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Greens combat Mental Health with a $1.4 billion plan

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil The Greens have announced a $1.4 billion “vision” for mental health services in Australia, including mental health nurses, rural mental health, anti-stigma programs and a new national suicide campaign. The four-year strategy is set to be launched on Monday in Melbourne by Senator Janet Rice, Greens mental health spokesman, the ...

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Dying for gold: South Africa’s biggest ever class action lawsuit gets go ahead

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG The most striking thing about Joseph Mothibedi is his voice — it is raspy, a metallic whisper. It’s the sound of a man slowly dying. His thin fingers trembling, Mothibedi leans over his simple hot plate and puts a tea kettle on the boil. The 58-year-old former gold miner looks reduced in his old blue work ...

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PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES WITH COMPASSIONATE HEARTS TOWARDS OTHERS

WRITTEN BY EDITOR KALAHAN DENG Many of us feel with deep compassion when hearing or meeting a child with terminal illness such as canner, especially when you are a parent or a family member of the child.But some professional athletes like NBA Player called MARCUS SMART went beyond what we could imagine.SO, who is MARCUS ? he’s known as Game ...

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