A 36-year old, Tressa Montalvo, has given birth to a quadruplet, at times referred to as very rare one-in-70-million type of delivery. The babies were born on this Valentine's Day. She gave birth to two sets of identical twins at the Woman's Hospital of Texas.
Tressa said, "We tried to stick to the A-B-C-D theme when naming them. We didn't expect it, we were trying for just one and we were blessed with four".
In a recent study, it has been found that consumption of caffeine during pregnancy is neither good for a mother or her baby. It has been learnt that caffeine intake during gestation increases the length of gestation period and may also lead to low birth weight in the baby.
Monique Bastin, 29 years, has been appointed as a specialist cancer nurse to look after cancer patients at Taranaki Base Hospital. She has worked at Te Rangimarie Hospice for five years and is among 40 dedicated nurses to provide services in public hospitals.
As per a new study done by a group of New Zealand physicians, it reveals that the passengers should pass gas in the middle of the flight as it is much better then holding it back as it would be good for keeping better health. The
3,000 words article has been published in the New Zealand Medical Journal is written by the lead researcher Jacob Rosenberg - a Danish gastroenterologist.
It was just a few hours when a meteor shower was seen over the skies of Russia that a big fire ball was there to be seen in Northern California in the Bay Area.
While the meteor in Russia had injured hundreds of people, fortunately no such news has emerged related to the latest incident on Friday. The ball of fire has been suspected by an astronaut as another meteor, an intermittent one.
A latest study by Simone Silvestro and colleagues has shown that the NASA Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) landing site is an active environment. It has been found that the wind's action is the landscape modification's major agent in the atmospheric setting at present.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield, in an online chat from the International Space Station (ISS), stated that Australia looks "the coolest from space".
A research carried out by a panel of researchers at the Monell Centre in Philadelphia has suggested that parents should begin encouraging children to consume veggies and fruits before birth only. The study was presented at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The work bans by nurses in Western Australia are considered to be `irresponsible' by the state's health boss. He makes an argument against the nurses' action that is causing a serious damage to care in the major hospitals.
A shortage in funding by the federal government is being blamed for the decision of the termination of more than 200 health jobs in Cairns region. However the federal government accused Queensland Premier Campbell Newman to be the reason behind the shortage suffered by individual health services.
A decision taken by the Australian government last year to make the packaging of the tobacco products a standardized one with the plain-packing and only name of the product with the standardized fonts and writing style will be followed by New Zealand as well. Overall, this would be plain-packing and is expected to diminish the magnetism of the colourful packaging among tobacco consumers.
The government has declared an amount of £6.5m to be spent on buying latest prosthetic limbs for soldiers who lost their limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Chancellor George Osborne made a reserve to avail the soldiers injured in the war the latest technology bionic limbs. Military personnel were eager to try the limbs at the Headley Court Military Rehabilitation Centre.
Kidney Wales Foundation (KWF) suggested the organ opt-out system to be life saving for ethnic minority groups. KWF’s chairman Roy Thomas said the need for transplant in these groups is three times more than others. He added that in spite of greater needs only 2% of people have registered their names in the NHS Organ Donation Register.
The Roosters music band performed at a stage in Frampton in Burns Night concert at Beckley to raise funds for charity in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Through this concert, the six-member band was able to raise an amount of £480, which they handed over to Macmillan Cancer Support for further helping a new Sussex Cancer Support Centre.
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