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Mounting suspicion, missed chances: German killer nurse case

Oldenburg - German nurse Niels Hoegel, already serving a prison sentence over the deaths of six patients in his care, went on trial from Tuesday for killing another 100 people.Here's what you need to know about this extraordinary criminal case.

German nurse admits to killing 100 patients as trial opens

Oldenburg - Former nurse Niels Hoegel admitted Tuesday to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killing case in Germany's post-war history.

Germany tries 'serial killer' nurse over worst post-war spree

Berlin - German nurse Niels Hoegel, already serving a lengthy term for previous killings, will go on trial before anguished relatives Tuesday over the murders of around 100 more people -- a spree prosecutors say is unprecedented in the post-war period.

The German killer nurse who took himself for God

Berlin - The man accused of being post-war Germany's most prolific serial killer was known to colleagues as a "nice guy" who did little to raise suspicion until well into his murder spree.

Year after IS lost Syria's Raqa, holdout hospital awaits recovery

Ak - Shattered ultrasound machines and prosthetic limbs litter the hallways of Raqa's main hospital, still gutted a year after the Islamic State group made its infamous last stand in its Syrian heartland.

In quake-hit Haiti, hospital labors to treat the wounded

Port-de-paix - In Port-de-Paix, the Haitian city hardest hit by a strong earthquake, medical personnel at the Immaculate Conception Hospital of Port-de-Paix are struggling to treat the wounded -- and helplessly looked on as some didn't make it.

Jailed ex-Bangladesh PM admitted to hospital

Dhaka - Jailed Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was admitted to hospital in Dhaka on Saturday, an official said, following a court order in response to her deteriorating health.

Q&A: How technology helps build the modern hospital Special

MBI Group, a leading NYC construction firm, has recently won a bid to construct multiple patient care spaces across its New York City network of hospitals. To discover how modern technology assists with such projects, Alex Getelman provides an insight.

Regime, Russia in fresh air raids on Syria's Idlib

Beirut - Regime and Russian aircraft pounded Syria's last major rebel bastion of Idlib with missiles and barrel bombs on Sunday, killing at least two children, a monitor said.

Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals: study

Paris - A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics that can cause "severe" infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world, scientists in Australia warned on Monday.

Bulgaria's mentally ill battle for dignity

Bulgaria - At the psychiatric hospital in Kurilo in the mountainous countryside near the Bulgarian capital Sofia, around 100 patients languish on their beds in dilapidated surroundings.

Using oxygen to kill pathogenic bacteria

Scientists have turned to an unusual source in order to tackle the problem of pathogenic bacteria – oxygen. This is in relation to MRSA, which is associated with hospital derive infections, in particular.

Reunited post-Aleppo battle, Syria medics mete out 'hope'

Balaban - Her scarred hands wrapped in gloves, Malakeh Harbaliyya lifted an infant out of an incubator at a hospital in Syria's rural north, holding him gently as he guzzled milk from a bottle.

Stray bullet hits woman in Rio de Janeiro hospital

Rio De Janeiro - A stray bullet in one of Rio de Janeiro's crime-ravaged suburbs tore into a hospital Saturday and hit a woman being treated there, police said.

Israeli army says closed field hospital for Syrians

Jerusalem - Israel has closed a field hospital set up near the Syrian border to treat the sick and those wounded in the conflict ravaging the neighbouring country, the army said Friday.

Some hospital bacteria growing 'tolerant' to sanitizers: study

Tampa - Some hospital superbugs are growing increasingly tolerant to alcohol-based disinfectants found in hand washes and sanitizers, allowing increasing infections to take hold, an Australian study warned Wednesday.

Review: 2018 Pink Tie event raises money for local children's hospital Special

East Meadow - On June 11, 2018, stars, dignitaries and 3,000 Long Islanders united at the 2018 Pink Tie event that was held at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, New York, for a philanthropic cause.

2018 Pink Tie event to benefit Stony Brook Children's Hospital

East Meadow - On Monday, June 11, 2018, the sixth annual Pink Tie event will take place at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, New York.

Putin wishes 'good health' to ex-spy Skripal after hospital discharge

London - Russian President Vladimir Putin wished "good health" to former agent Sergei Skripal as he was released from a British hospital Friday, after recovering from a nerve agent poisoning alleged to have been orchestrated by the Kremlin.

Russian ex-spy Skripal discharged from hospital

London - Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned with a nerve agent in Britain, triggering a diplomatic crisis with Russia, has been discharged from hospital, the facility said Friday.

Venezuela crisis cuts deep at children's hospital

Caracas - Eight-year-old Luisito is awaiting surgery for a brain tumor, a daunting prospect at the best of times -- but this is Venezuela, and the hospital, typically, has little medicine or functioning equipment.

Britain's Prince Philip, 96, hospitalised for hip surgery

London - Queen Elizabeth II's 96-year-old husband Prince Philip was admitted to hospital in London on Tuesday for planned surgery on his hip, Buckingham Palace said in a statement.

Report highlights deepening Venezuela health crisis

Caracas - Venezuela's opposition-dominated Congress said Monday the country's deepening economic crisis has left hospitals lacking even the most basic medicines and surgical materials.

Mini cars drive away children's fears of surgery

Valenciennes - Wearing a big grin, Marame clambers into the small electric sports car and drives off -- to the operating theatre.

Kenyan doctor performs brain surgery on wrong patient

Nairobi - A neurosurgeon at Kenya's largest hospital has been suspended after performing brain surgery on the wrong patient, the hospital said in a statement on Friday.

What changes can an Amazon-backed healthcare company make? Special

Amazon made waves when it announced that it was planning to disrupt American healthcare the same way it’s disrupted so many other industries. But what changes can an Amazon-backed healthcare company actually make?

Russia blamed as key clinic in Syria enclave bombed out of service

Beirut - A key hospital in Syria's rebel-held Eastern Ghouta was put out of service on Tuesday, a medical group said, with a monitor blaming Russian air strikes.

Islamic scholar facing rape charges hospitalised in France

Paris - Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who was remanded in custody in France on rape charges earlier in the month, has been hospitalised due to multiple sclerosis, his support group said Saturday.

Indian man killed after being sucked into MRI machine

Mumbai - An Indian man died after being sucked into an MRI machine while visiting a relative at a hospital in Mumbai, police said Monday.

Defective wiring suspected cause of S. Korea hospital fire: police

Seoul - Defective wiring is suspected to have caused the deadly South Korean hospital fire that killed dozens and injured more than 150, police said, as public anger swelled over the country's worst fire disaster in a decade.
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