Surgeons Remove Wrong Kidney
It is every patient’s (and surgeon’s) horrible nightmare – they go in for surgery and the surgeons cut out the wrong thing. It appears that is exactly what happened to John Heron at Ayr Hospital in the United Kingdom. He must now undergo a second operation to remove the remaining, cancerous kidney. He will require lifelong dialysis treatment.
Authorities in Britain Want Obesity Surgery for Children
In an unintended but devastating indictment of the overall level of fitness of children in the United Kingdom, authorities at the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellance are seeking obesity surgery and prescription weight loss drugs for the increasingly overweight children in the UK
Bird Flu Now in Israel: Thousands of Poultry Dead, Three Workers Possibly Infected
In an alarming but expected development, the H5N1 avian flu virus is making its way across Europe. Israel reported three poultry workers on two turkey farms are suspected of being infected and have been placed in isolation.