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  1. It's the patients, not awards and fame, that drives surgeon

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Fong's most memorable cases was that of a construction worker who had a steel bar through the top of his head. 'When he was admitted, he was still awake and could chat with us. We all thought he was going to make it.' But the man's situation deteriorated quickly and he died in 20 minutes. 'It was the bloodiest case I have ever dealt with,' he said. Fong ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... They periodically tested the rodents' ability to navigate a steel mesh balance beam, counting the number of times each mouse had a misstep. Initially, the older mice had more difficulty manoeuvring ... Cavanaugh's team is now investigating similar man-made compounds that mimic the effects of resveratrol. Test your knowledge of the natural compound here. 1. Where does resveratrol come from? a. skin ...

  3. News - China

    China Digest, October 10, 2012

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... to the scene promptly as vehicles were blocking the emergency lane. The cause of the fire was unclear. HUBEI Suicide bid aborted A police officer and a firefighter talked a man out of jumping from ... a ladder truck to get the man down. He said he wanted to die because of financial and marital problems. More than 100 people have tried to commit suicide from the bridge since it opened in 1995. ...

  4. Hospital chiefs in Shenzhen held for graft

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... had two stainless steel doors that were locked to prevent entry by angry relatives of patients who had died unexpectedly or who had not received the standard of care they expected. The report ... wounded by a man while treating a patient in her office at Peking University People's Hospital in Beijing. Another female doctor in Hengyang, Hunan, was killed when a patient slashed her ...

  5. Corpulent America, where supersize is now big business

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Steven Knipp

    ... surgeons. US hospitals have also been forced to order XXX-Large hospital gowns so as not to expose extra fat bottoms. Oversized blood-pressure cuffs are routine, as are extra-strong steel bedside ... say the man's exceptional girth got in the way of standard safety devices. While being fat in America can kill you, it can also save your life. Mitch Rupe is known as 'the Fat Man ...

  6. Tongue-tied

    Posted Mar 21st 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... are researching the effects, and dental hygienists are giving courses in how to keep them clean. And there are reports of nasty complications, as well. There was the young man whose stud ended up ... to five-week healing period. 'The permanent stainless steel length or jewellery is placed with one attached stud and the other stud screwed in with the healed tongue tissue between. 'The ...



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