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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.

Nameless heroes of South Korea fire disaster

Miryang - The deadly hospital blaze in Miryang killed 37 people and injured more than 100 in South Korea's worst fire disaster in a decade.

Families voice anger over deadly South Korea hospital fire

Miryang - Distraught relatives of those killed in a deadly South Korean hospital fire voiced anger Saturday at what they perceived as another man-made disaster in Asia's fourth largest economy, just as it prepares to host the Winter Olympics.

Dozens dead in South Korea hospital blaze

Seoul - A huge fire tore through a South Korean hospital on Friday killing at least 37 people, the government said, in the country's worst blaze for a decade.

33 dead in South Korea hospital blaze: firefighters

Seoul - At least 33 people were killed in a blaze at a hospital in South Korea on Friday, firefighters said, with more than 70 injured.It is the second devastating blaze in just a month in the advanced country, Asia's fourth-largest economy.

German serial killer nurse charged with 97 more murders

Berlin - A German male nurse serving a life term for killing six hospital patients with lethal drugs out of "boredom" will face trial for another 97 murders, prosecutors said Monday.

Artificial intelligence system for radiologists

DeepRadiology, a deep learning artificial intelligence medical company, has announces a novel CT head system with a performance that exceeds that of radiologists.

German killer nurse's suspected victims pass 100

Berlin - A German nurse who used lethal drugs on patients out of "boredom" is responsible for the deaths of 106 people, investigators said Thursday, noting the toll could rise further as more bodies are studied.

German killer nurse behind over 100 patient deaths: police

Berlin - A nurse jailed for life in Germany two years ago for murdering patients with lethal drugs is responsible for the deaths of more than 100 patients, investigators said Thursday.

Texas church shooter once escaped mental hospital, made threats

Sutherland Springs - The man who shot dead 26 people in a Texas church once escaped from a mental hospital and made death threats against his military superiors while serving in the US Air Force, according to a police report.

Nathan Adrian visits the Children's Hospital Oakland

Oakland - In mid-October, Olympic gold medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian visited the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland in California.

Polish health sector needs treatment: striking doctors

Varsovia - A month into a hunger strike by young Polish doctors, whose call for more public health spending the public backs, and the results are in: the medical sector needs treatment.

Former American hostage hospitalized in Canada: media

Ottawa - American Caitlan Coleman was rushed to a hospital only days after being freed with her family from five years captivity at the hands of Taliban-linked kidnappers, local media reported.

Islamic State group loses emblematic Syria stronghold Raqa

Ak - US-backed forces took full control of Raqa from the Islamic State group on Tuesday, defeating the last jihadist holdouts in the de facto Syrian capital of their now-shattered "caliphate".

As Syria's Raqa battle nears end, road to rescue lengthens

Ak - "Don't close your eyes. Stay awake!" the anti-jihadist Syrian fighter yelled at his injured comrade as a Humvee whisked them across the Islamic State group's former stronghold Raqa.

Rohingya toll mounts as Bangladesh hospitals struggle

Cox's Bazar - With no money even to bury his eight-year-old daughter, Ali Hossain broke down as he recounted her final moments, the latest Rohingya refugee to die in Bangladesh as fears mount over outbreaks of disease.

Doctors and hospitals among Taliban casualties of war

Kandahar - After the Taliban closed his local health clinic, Afghan farmer Haji Fazel Ahmad was forced to rent a car to take his sick wife to the nearest hospital six hours away. To his dismay the insurgents had shut that too.

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

Data reviewed by Acuity Link found that the typical time it takes to book a non-emergency transport was up to 14 minutes per call; following this a patient, on average, is required to have to wait over one hour to be transported.
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