‘Walking skeleton’: Suspended sentence for woman after dog found in ‘horrendous condition’

‘Walking skeleton’: Suspended sentence for woman after dog found in ‘horrendous condition’

Updated May 09, 2018 16:42:08 Photo: This is how Charlie looked when RSPCA officers took him in 2016. (Supplied: RSPCA) A woman has narrowly avoided jail for starving a Staffordshire bull terrier to the point it was just “skin and bone” in one of the worst cases of animal neglect …

New blood test brings hope to women with life-threatening pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia

New blood test brings hope to women with life-threatening pregnancy condition pre-eclampsia

Posted May 03, 2018 17:35:29 Photo: Ella Smith was born at 26 weeks after her mother developed pre-eclampsia. (Supplied: Royal Women’s Hospital) Related Story: Reflux drug Nexium could help treat deadly pre-eclampsia Medical experts say a new blood test that can predict who will develop the potentially deadly pregnancy disorder …

Polycystic ovary syndrome: women tell their stories of the debilitating condition

Polycystic ovary syndrome: women tell their stories of the debilitating condition

Posted April 28, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Laura Starr (R) was diagnosed with PCOS at 16 years of age. (Supplied) Related Story: Endometriosis: Pain so bad I wanted to die Related Story: ‘Do I really need this test?’: Overdiagnosis leading to unnecessary treatments, doctors say At 16 years of age Laura …

Shopping centre gas explosion leaves man in critical condition

Shopping centre gas explosion leaves man in critical condition

Posted April 13, 2018 18:24:19 A man is in a critical condition after suffering burns to several parts of his body during a gas explosion at a shopping centre in Sydney’s inner-west. Emergency services were called to Ashfield Mall on Liverpool Road at about 5:00pm, after reports a man had …

Bootleg alcohol kills 82 people in Indonesia, 100 others in critical condition

Bootleg alcohol kills 82 people in Indonesia, 100 others in critical condition

Posted April 10, 2018 20:55:20 Photo: Police confiscated spirits stored in large plastic drums. (ABC News) Eighty-two people have died in two Indonesian provinces after they were poisoned by a batch of bootleg alcohol. The death toll will certainly rise, with more than 100 people in a critical condition in …

Holy relics in ‘miraculous’ condition after pre-Easter blaze damages Adelaide church

Holy relics in ‘miraculous’ condition after pre-Easter blaze damages Adelaide church

Updated April 03, 2018 20:26:59 Holy relics stored in the altar of the St Panteleimon Greek Orthodox Church appear to have escaped unscathed after fire tore through the Glenelg North building in Adelaide. The Metropolitan Fire Service was able to stop the fire spreading, but the damage was so significant …

Russian ex-spy’s daughter Yulia Skripal no longer in critical condition, improving rapidly

Russian ex-spy’s daughter Yulia Skripal no longer in critical condition, improving rapidly

Posted March 30, 2018 06:13:32 The daughter of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who with her father was poisoned with a nerve agent at his home in England earlier this month, is no longer in a critical condition and is improving rapidly, according to the hospital treating her. Key points: …

Justine Damond shooting suspect given bail on condition of giving up passport | US news

A former Minnesota police officer charged with murdering an unarmed Australian woman represents a flight risk and had his bail set at $400,000. Mohamed Noor, 32, who has been charged in the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond in July last year, did not enter a plea on the …