Tag: Death

Travel

The origins of the bucket list

What makes you get up in the morning when you know the end is near? This very question looms over Rob Reiner’s 2007 film The Bucket List. Set in the present-day United States, Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman) and Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) are two men diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, who meet in the hospital…

Global

Cyprus’ first serial killer

A 35-year-old army officer, named as Nikos Metals, has confessed to the murder of five migrant women and two girls over a three year period and is being recognised as Cyprus’ first serial killer. The victims include Mary Rose Tiburcio and her six-year-old daughter, Arian Palanas Lozano and Maricar Valtez Arquiola, who were all domestic…

News

Air ambulance called to UEA campus

This morning the East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST) and Norfolk Constabulary were called to UEA after a member of the public had a medical emergency. EEAST were called just before 10 o’clock. They sent an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer and air ambulance Anglia One to the scene. The air ambulance…

Science

Death by fake drugs

Before a drug is deemed suitable for human use it has to undergo rigorous testing, which can take up to 12 years. However, counterfeit and poor-quality medicines have surged the global pharmaceutical market and are thought to be responsible for the deaths of over 250,000 children each year.   Many falsified medicines include anti-malaria drugs,…

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