Man says nurse groped him during routine eye procedure

A Staten Island man claims a female nurse repeatedly groped his genitals then tried to expose his butt — even though he was in the hospital for an eye operation. Franklin Tracey, 56, is now suing Staten Island University Hospital and nurse Theresa Herring for $14 million for the

This is why you see weird colours whenever you rub your eyes

EVER rubbed your eyes vigorously and you'll probably have witnessed an explosion of stars. If you've wondered how you can see this fantastical swirl of patterns and colour without even opening your eyes, science has an answer. The shapes and colours you see have been a recognised phenomenon since the

Woman found holding her eyeball outside a church

ANDERSON, S.C. — Authorities say a woman was found holding her eyeball outside a South Carolina church. Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride tells news outlets that it took two or three deputies and two emergency medical workers to subdue the woman to start rendering aid. A retired minister who helped

Woman found holding her eyeball outside a church

ANDERSON, S.C. — Authorities say a woman was found holding her eyeball outside a South Carolina church. Anderson County Sheriff Chad McBride tells news outlets that it took two or three deputies and two emergency medical workers to subdue the woman to start rendering aid. A retired minister who helped

Why are Jess Impiazzi’s eyes are so blue? CBB viewers puzzled

Celebrity Big Brother fans have become obsessed with the model's eyes [Getty] Taking part in the all female line up which was introduced by Emma Willis on Channel 5, Jess Impiazzi was joined by the likes of Malika Haqq and Amanda Barrie in the famous house. And the Ex On The Beach star – who

Smartphone addict goes blind after 24-hour gaming binge

If you think an hour-long Candy Crush session or occasionally dropping $10 to refill your stash of Pokemon Go pokeballs is evidence that you have a smartphone “addiction,” you’ve got nothing on Wu Xiaojing, a 21-year-old woman who lives in northwest China’s Shaanxi province. Xiaojing (an apparently fake name she

Selfies can now diagnose cancer

This selfie could save your life. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a smartphone app that could diagnose pancreatic cancer by snapping a user’s self portrait. The BiliScreen works by analyzing the amount of yellow discoloration in the whites of the eyes, which is a sign of bilirubin build up

Eye scan could spot Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms emerge

A simple eye test could spot Alzheimer’s disease 20 years before symptoms develop, according to new research. A study of patients with the devastating form of dementia found they had more than twice as much of a telltale brain protein in their retinas. Scientists believe this begins to gather decades before symptoms

Woman blinded after stranger pours bleach on her face: cops

A woman has been blinded after a stranger poured bleach on her face in San Francisco Sunday evening, according to law enforcement officials. The 57-year-old woman was sitting on a sidewalk in the city’s Tenderloin neighborhood around 7:30 p.m. when a man in his 20s approached her and told her to

Staring at your phone all day is destroying your eyesight

Smartphones are ruining our sight by causing our eyeballs to grow for longer than they should, an expert has claimed. More people are suffering from myopia (short-sightedness) now than 10 years ago, according to eye health expert Andrew Bastawrous, who said that the amount of time spent staring at screens might