Tag Archives: death

‘Jade Goody’s death prompted me to attend cervical screening — and it saved my life’

Every year about 300 people in Ireland will develop cervical cancer, and sadly around 90 will die from the disease. It affects mostly those in the 30 to 50 age bracket and anyone who has ever been sexually active is at risk, despite their sexual orientation. new report from the National Screening Service, in which… Read More »

SME tech saves seabirds from death: Ben and Pete Kibel named European Inventor Award 2021 finalists

British brothers nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) prize for their device that reduces accidental seabird deaths in longline fishing Pressure-sensitive pod covers hooks at the sea surface but opens when bait sinks to depth of 20 metres In trials, the technology cut seabird deaths by 95% without reducing catch rates Munich, 4 May 2021… Read More »

Diet pill death victims

Eloise Parry told her university lecturer she was “sorry for being so stupid” after taking pills bought online, a coroner hears. A student sent a text saying “I think I am going to die” after taking lethal drugs advertised as diet pills, an inquest heard. The year-old managed to drive herself to hospital after typing… Read More »