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Surgeon Saves Boy's Life By Text - UK/Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: uk, britain, england, surgeon, congo, africa, surgery, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, amputation, sms, tect )

- 1959 days ago -
A British doctor volunteering in DR Congo used text message instructions from a colleague to perform a life-saving amputation on a boy. Vascular surgeon David Nott helped the 16-year-old while working 24-hour shifts with medical charity Medecins Sans Fron
Royal Children's Hospital Red Tape Denies Dying Boy Nathan Garcia a Chance - Victoria, Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, victoria, heart, surgery, scoliosis, child, surgeons, operation, risks, treatment )

- 1968 days ago -
A SIX-year-old boy with only half a heart is dying as red tape prevents Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital surgeons giving him an operation and a chance to save his life. As well as hypoplastic left heart syndrome, Nathan Garcia suffers from scoliosis
NT Woman Wakes During Surgery But Is Paralysed and Unable to Scream - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, northern territory, surgery, health, nightmare, alice springs )

- 1973 days ago -
A NORTHERN Territory woman says she will have nightmares for the rest of her life after an horrific operation gone wrong at the Alice Springs Hospital. During the ordeal Rebecca Jones, 24, claims she woke up during abdominal surgery and could feel every
Miracle Photo of Unborn Baby, Reaching Out for Help During Surgery
Health & Wellness  (tags: miracle, babies, pregnancy, surgery, life-saving, spina bifida, fertility )

- 2131 days ago -
This is an incredible picture and story - a true miracle; it moved me to tears. It just shows how strong the life-force is in the unborn; and to think that babies can still be aborted at this stage is unthinkable; I hope it makes people think twice.
Federal Panel Seeks Clearer Warnings on Lasik Eye Surgery
Health & Wellness  (tags: eye, surgery, lasik, warnings, vision, pain )

- 2180 days ago -
Patients harmed by Lasik eye surgery told federal health advisers of severe eye pain, blurred vision and even a son's suicide. The advisers recommended that the government warn more clearly about the risks of the hugely popular operations.
Kitten Born With Six Legs Needs Operation
Health & Wellness  (tags: cats, pets, surgery, help )

- 2183 days ago -
COOPER CITY, Fla. -- At 6 weeks old, Hex the kitten is as sprightly and energetic as any newborn kitten, except for one noticeable difference: He has six legs
Unauthorized Psychosurgery Expose!
Health & Wellness  (tags: surgery, brain, unauthorized, experimental, vivisection, expose )

- 2231 days ago -
This victim of unauthorized psychosurgical experimentation has lobbied for years to educate the public and bring his own experience before the courts. Tell Your Story! If you have discovered that you are the victim of unauthorized experimental psychosur
Gecko's Stickiness Inspires New Surgical Bandage
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, technology, news, scientists, humans, interesting, discovery, health, healthcare, treatment, surgery )

- 2246 days ago -
Borrowing a design from the agile, sticky-footed gecko, scientists have created a waterproof, biodegradable adhesive bandage that may one day replace conventional sutures.
Boy, 13, Dies After Getting a New Heart
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart Disease, risks, surgery, death, health, saddness, loss, family, children )

- 2269 days ago -
Charlestown -- More than 200 people filled a school's gymnasium Friday to donate blood and offset the volumes a 13-year-old boy used after undergoing a heart transplant.But the boy, Marquis Popp, died Saturday, said Debbie Trotter, the leader of the teen'
States Welcome Health Funding Arrangements - Outcome - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, state, federal, government, ministers, good news, surgery, hospitals, healthcare )

- 2283 days ago -
The states and territories have welcomed a new deal with the Commonwealth to slash elective surgery waiting lists by 25,000 operations this year. The meeting of the nation's treasurers and health ministers has agreed to an immediate $150 million plan to
Conjoined Twins Separation Begins - Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: australia, victoria, melbourne, health, children, conjoined twins, ttwins, bangladesh, surgery )

- 2283 days ago -
Two orphaned one-year-old girls conjoined at the head have survived the first stage of complex surgery in Melbourne to separate them. Twin one-year-old girls Trishna and Krishna were rescued from an orphanage in Bangladesh and brought to Australia for lif
'Miracle Baby' Could Come to Australia - Samoa/Australia
Health & Wellness  (tags: samoa, australia, nz, new zealand, baby, deformity, surgery, life, good news )

- 2290 days ago -
A BADLY deformed Samoan baby denied entry to New Zealand for surgery has been offered hope by an Adelaide church. The South Pacific Islands Community Christian Church in Adelaide plans to bring the girl to Australia for treatment.
Recommendations for Persons With M.E,/CFIDS (or Fibromyalgia) Who Are Anticipating Surgery
Health & Wellness  (tags: cfids, cfs, myalgia enceplatis, fibromyalgia, surgery, precautions, prevention, medicine, humans, illness, risks, safety, MultipleChemicalSensitivity, alert )

- 2294 days ago -
information was developed to reduce the risk of surgical procedures for ME/CFS/FM patients. It is evidence-based (see bibliography) and meant to be shared with the patient's professional healthcare team. Dr. Charles Lapp, MD, directs the Hunter Hopkins Ce
Hospital Blunders 'Kill 90,000 Patients'
Health & Wellness  (tags: surgery, misdiagnosis, falls, infections and complications )

- 2308 days ago -
More than 90,000 patients die and almost one million are harmed each year because of hospital blunders, research suggests.
Girl to Have Arm Taken Off Back............
Health & Wellness  (tags: armonback, surgery, humans, health, treatment, children, interesting, science )

- 2336 days ago -
A GIRL in China is to undergo a lengthy four-stage operation to remove a "spare" arm growing from her back.

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