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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Helping more in India stand on their own feet

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:00am by ESTHER DYSON

    ... no careers? Perhaps in the six months between the amputation and the new limb, someone could arrange for them to learn a new trade, such as plumbing. Such a scheme would be consistent with the growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1047093/helping-more-india-stand-their-own-feet
  2. News - Asia - VIETNAM

    US doctor returns bones of arm he amputated from Viet Cong fighter

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... amputated the arm during the Vietnam conflict. The bones were handed back to ex-soldier Nguyen Quang Hung at his house in the town of An Khe in Vietnam's highlands province of Gia Lai. My arm ... was "unbelievably happy" to have been able to return the somewhat macabre war-time memento to its rightful owner. After Hung was shot in 1966, Axelrad, then 27 and a military doctor, amputated his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1273327/us-doctor-returns-bones-arm-he-amputated-viet-cong-fighter
  3. News - China - SICHUAN FIVE YEARS ON

    Sichuan quake amputee dives back into life

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... sat on the edge of her dormitory bed at a swimming school in Chengdu, sending text messages to a friend on her smartphone. The 16-year-old lost both her legs, amputated above the knee, after ... was pulled out alive late on the morning of May 15 but her legs were so badly damaged that doctors amputated them a couple of days after she was taken to a Chengdu hospital by military helicopter. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1235739/sichuan-quake-amputee-dives-back-life
  4. Amputation can offer disabled dogs a new and active lease on life

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 'It turned out to be cancer, and amputation was the only option,' says McClelland, who is the founder of Lifelong Animal Protection, a charity that rescues companion animals in Hong Kong. 'Initially, I was very upset but when we found out the tumour was localised and it could be dealt with [through an amputation] I was happy that we could give him a future.' As with any surgery, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971706/amputation-can-offer-disabled-dogs-new-and-active-lease-life
  5. New stent surgery can help to avoid leg amputations

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... losing limbs. More than 30 million people worldwide have blockages that could lead to amputation, but less than half know it. The condition, peripheral arterial disease, is similar to heart ... while walking, for normal arthritis. In more serious cases, patients develop leg ulcers. Half of the patients died in five years, and half of them needed an amputation within a year, Professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721769/new-stent-surgery-can-help-avoid-leg-amputations
  6. Appeal to save brave Yiyi's leg

    Posted Aug 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and her left leg was badly crushed. Doctors initially feared it might have to be amputated. Weiyi has had five operations to remove rotten and dead muscle and seal her wounds. Despite conquering ... neurologists to draft the best treatment plan. 'What Yiyi wants is not just a guarantee that her leg is not amputated, but resumption of the functions of her legs to the best level,' Xiang ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/976292/appeal-save-brave-yiyis-leg
  7. Officer's leg amputated after crash

    Posted Aug 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In an operation to save his life, surgeons have amputated the right leg of a police sergeant who was injured in a traffic accident last week. Acting Sergeant Ling Siu-ngai, 32, was hit ... the need to amputate the whole leg in order to save his life. The operation was successfully conducted in Queen Elizabeth Hospital yesterday. Mr Liu said the union hoped the force could provide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690199/officers-leg-amputated-after-crash
  8. Chat room axe 'is like amputation'

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... Microsoft's decision to shut down its chat rooms next month in a crackdown on spammers and paedophiles has met with mixed reactions from education IT specialists. IT consultant Chris Smith said the decision was 'a little like the doctor amputating an arm rather than first looking for a cure for the infection'. Most Microsoft chat room users would move to another ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/429291/chat-room-axe-amputation
  9. Amputation for thieves angers Aceh

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... entrusted to legislate on the sharia and supervise its implementation, said the matter had been blown out of proportion. 'This regulation cannot be simplified as if hand amputation is the only ... be the punishment for a thief according to sharia. And sharia says that thieves can be punished with lashes or finger amputation,' he explained. 'But it depends on the case.' The draft law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/575949/amputation-thieves-angers-aceh
  10. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazil hospital morgue holds remains of 40 newborns and fetuses

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:12am by AFP

    ... Officials also found body parts which prosecutors said probably were left over from emergency amputations. "It's like something from a horror film," prosecutor Ana Cristina Huth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1483172/brazil-hospital-morgue-holds-remains-40-newborns-and-fetuses

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