1. Hero pet performs ‘dog Heimlich manoeuvre’ to save owner from death by a pickled onion April 1st 2015. An 18-month-old Labrador performed the ‘Heimlich Manoeuvre’ on a 67-year-old man Alan Spencer’s back, to clear his airway after minutes of agony. Alan, from East Yorkshire, who...

1. CHOOSE THE NEAREST LOO! After analysing 51 public toilets, experts in the USA found that the toilet nearest to the entrance consistently had the lowest bacteria levels (and the most toilet paper!). The first stall probably sees less traffic, because it is near the main...

POSITIONAL ASPHYXIA MEDICAL Positional Asphyxia (PA), also called ‘Postural Asphyxia’ 'Discipline asphyxia' or 'Discipline Asphyxiation', is just a type of suffocation which happens when somebody is placement stops them from breathing adequately. A significant number of individuals die abruptly during discipline by experts such as jail...

WHY IS FIRST AID IMPORTANT TO PLASTIC SURGEONS? Early forms of reconstructive surgery, including primitive nose jobs, are reported to have been carried out as early as 800 BC in India. During the First World War famous Plastic surgeons like Dr Harold Gillies was a founding...