Five-month-old boy dies days after hopes of a life-saving liver transplant fell through

A five-month-old baby boy has died after his parents put out a plea for a life-saving partial liver transplant from a living donor. Marcus Albers was born in October 2018 with an extremely rare genetic disease that changes the way cells in the body communicate and attacks the liver, reported the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Doctors … Read more

Hospital privacy curtains are breeding grounds for deadly superbugs

Hospital privacy curtains are breeding grounds for deadly superbugs such as MRSA University of Michigan experts studied curtains found on 625 specialist wards Around one in five of them – 22% – were harbouring MRSA or other killer bacteria The findings are concerning because privacy curtains are used around the world  By Victoria Allen for the … Read more

Over-the-counter lozenges for a sore throat may be fueling the rise of superbugs

Over-the-counter lozenges for a sore throat may be fueling the rise of superbugs Non-prescriptions remedies often fail to wipe out the bacteria May strengthen bacteria and enable the species to evolve antibiotic resistance Sore throats are often caused by viruses, which antibiotics do not kill  By Alexandra Thompson Senior Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: 23:21 … Read more

The world’s best tall buildings for 2019 revealed by the Council On Tall Buildings And Urban Habitat

A huge San Francisco office tower has been named the best building in the world for 2019.  The 1,070ft (326m) Salesforce Tower was given the gong by the Chicago-based Council On Tall Buildings And Urban Habitat (CTBUH), which hands out awards each year to the high-rises that it believes are creatively designed and enhance the … Read more

Scandinavian Airlines plane that was due to fly to Florence lands 65 miles away in Bologna

Plane that was due to fly from Copenhagen to Florence lands 65 miles away in Bologna because the information for the route wasn’t loaded into the GPS system The problem on the Scandinavian Airlines plane was discovered before take-off Decision to fly to a close destination was made instead of cancelling the flight  The passengers … Read more

The world’s highest settlements revealed from the Peak District and the Rockies to Peru

Some people really do live the high life – because they call extremely lofty settlements home. Here MailOnline Travel reveals, in ascending order, the world’s highest hamlets, towns and cities. Some are accessible only by dangerous hairpin-laden roads, some are snowed in for half the year and some are so remote the only TripAdvisor reviews … Read more