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Wounded Rohingya overwhelm Bangladesh hospital

Chittagong - Nurses at the Bangladeshi hospital treating 16-year-old Rohingya refugee Mohammad Junaed for a bullet wound have had to tie him to his bed to stop him jumping out of it in pain whenever the morphine starts to wear off.

Grinding conflict takes toll on Afghan military hospital

Kabul - Three of the five surgeons at a military hospital in Afghanistan's bloodiest province are learning their skills on the job as they struggle to keep up with a never-ending flow of injuries.

US nurse arrested for not giving police patient's blood

Los Angeles - Police in the US state of Utah have launched an investigation after video footage showed an officer forcibly arresting a nurse for refusing to draw blood from an unconscious patient.

German killer nurse murdered 'at least 90 patients': police

Berlin - A male nurse jailed for life two years ago for killing two patients with lethal drug overdoses murdered at least 90 patients in total, police said Monday, calling it post-war Germany's worst killing spree.

Automation of hospital services using cloud based technology

Automation can lead to considerable efficiencies, assisting staff and reducing errors. One area that can benefit is hospitals and medical transport providers. A new platform developed by Acuity Link offers solutions.

Charlie Gard's life became 'soap opera': clinician

London - A clinician who treated Charlie Gard, the terminally-ill British baby who died last month, said Saturday his short life became a soap opera fuelled by President Donald Trump and the pope.

At least 35 killed in Taliban attack on central Afghan hospital

Kabul - At least 35 people were killed when the Taliban attacked a hospital in central Ghor province over the weekend, a presidential spokesman said Monday.

Vatican fraud trial over cardinal's luxury pad kicks off

Vatican City - A trial against two former members of a Vatican foundation charged with embezzling charity money to refurbish the luxury apartment of a cardinal opened Tuesday.

Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's health deteriorates

Bejing - Fears about the health of China's cancer-stricken Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo rose on Thursday as the hospital treating him said the liver function of the country's most prominent democracy advocate had deteriorated.

Chinese activist Liu's liver function deteriorates: hospital

Bejing - The liver function of China's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo "has deteriorated", the hospital treating him said Thursday, raising fears about the cancer-stricken activist's future.

Tougher fighting, more suicide attacks as IS hits back in Mosul

Mosul - Iraqi forces are facing increasingly difficult fighting and a rising number of suicide attacks, including some by female bombers, in the final stages of the battle for Mosul, commanders said Monday.

Iraq forces retake hospital near Mosul's Old City

Mosul - Iraqi forces have recaptured a hospital and other medical facilities in west Mosul, further isolating Islamic State group holdouts in the Old City, officers said.

Going to hospital? Data breaches are an added concern

When you’re in hospital thinking about data breaches and cyber security may not be your top concerns. However a new study has found some 1,800 occurrences of data breaches in patient information have occurred in the past seven years.

Afghanistan sacks top generals over brazen hospital attack

Kabul - Afghanistan on Tuesday sacked 12 army officers including two generals for negligence over an insurgent attack on the country's largest military hospital, which pointed to a spectacular intelligence failure.

In Iraq's Mosul, a school becomes a field hospital

Mosul - Fifteen-year-old Mohammed enthusiastically helps the staff of a makeshift hospital set up in the bullet-scarred school in west Mosul where he himself studied before jihadists seized Iraq's second city.

Afghan military rejects claims insiders aided hospital attack

Kabul - Afghanistan's defense ministry Wednesday shrugged off allegations that insiders were involved in a catastrophic insurgent attack on the country's largest military hospital, as it faces scathing public criticism over the assault.

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Kabul - Insiders including two interns were among the attackers who launched a gun-and-grenade assault this week on Afghanistan's largest military hospital, killing more than 100 people, multiple surviving staff and security sources told AFP.

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Kabul - Insiders including two interns were among the attackers who launched a gun-and-grenade assault this week on Afghanistan's largest military hospital, killing more than 100 people, multiple surviving staff and security sources told AFP.

Insiders aided Kabul hospital attack, survivors say

Kabul - Insiders including two interns were among the attackers who launched a gun-and-grenade assault this week on Afghanistan's largest military hospital, killing more than 100 people, multiple surviving staff and security sources told AFP.

'It was a massacre': Survivors recount Kabul hospital attack

Kabul - With his voice trembling, nurse Abdul Qadeer recalled the horror of coming face-to-face with one of the gunmen who stormed Kabul's main military hospital, as his terrified colleagues leapt out of high-floor windows to save themselves.

Gunmen dressed as doctors attack Kabul military hospital

Kabul - Gunmen dressed as doctors stormed Afghanistan's largest military hospital on Wednesday, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group as it makes inroads into the war-battered country.

Dirty dozen: The 12 most dangerous bacteria

The World Health Organization (WHO) has named the top dozen of bacteria that pose the greatest risk to humanity. The United Nations health agency also warns that medics are running out of options to treat the diseases.

Italy hospital staff held over mass absenteeism scam

Rome - Nearly 100 staff at a hospital in southern Italy have been questioned in connection with a widespread absenteeism scandal, including a doctor who skived off to play tennis, police said Friday.

Hospital infections impact negatively on spinal cord patients

A new study heqaded by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has identified hospital-acquired pneumonia and wound infections negatively affect the clinical long-term outcome after acute traumatic spinal cord injury.

Children pay the price of Afghan conflict

Kabul - A bullet struck four-year-old Ezadullah in the stomach. Maysam, 12, was wounded in the leg. Both are collateral damage in a war that last year killed or wounded nearly 11,500 Afghan civilians, according to the United Nations.

Ontario to help critically ill kids affected by Trump travel ban

Toronto - Ontario Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins announced the province is working to bring extremely ill children to the province. These children were scheduled to receive life-saving treatment in the U.S. but are now barred from entry due to the travel ban.

Project underway to map hospital infection zones

Chicago - To better understand the infection risks to patients a plan has been drawn up to map the microbiome of hospitals. This is on the premise that each hospital carries its own, unique microbial signature.

Role of the environment in C. diff transmission

San Josecito - A new review of how readily the hospital associated pathogen Clostridium difficile has been published. The review adds further evidence to the importance of contamination control in the hospital setting.

Battle with super-bugs moves onto tackle E. coli

London - With success achieved in reducing incidences of MRSA, the British government has moved its focus towards reducing the number of cases of the bacterium Escherichia coli in hospitals.

India hospital fire toll rises to 20, staff suspended

New Delhi - Three staff at an Indian hospital have been suspended after a deadly blaze in the intensive care unit, authorities said on Tuesday, as the toll from the disaster rose to 20.
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