Category Archives: Health

A unique case: a blind man received his sight after kissing a photo of his wife

A blind pensioner from Daventry have regained sight, despite the predictions of doctors. To see helped him a photograph of his dead wife, which he kissed. 76-year-old George Hudspeth had problems with vision for ten years due to the development … Continue reading

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American student “will increase the” bionic leg

20-year-old student at northwestern University, Chicago Hayley Danowitz lost part of the leg, including the knee and ankle, in 2005, a result of bone cancer. But now, thanks to modern technology, she can get a bionic leg – a robotic … Continue reading

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Disability: with respect to the problem

Disability: relationship to problemable 1 billion people, about 15% of the world’s population, have some form of disability. Moreover, the rates of disability are increasing worldwide, however, remains unresolved a whole complex of social, economic, psychological-pedagogical and medical problems.

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Hidden heart attack – the silent killer of the elderly

Every sixth pensioner is faced with a heart attack, without even knowing it. These are the conclusions of American experts. Typically, these episodes occur in women, writes The Telegraph.

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Pensioner beat cancer just by changing your diet

The doctors said the 78-year-old Allan Taylor that his cancer is a tumor of the intestine – is not treatable. Last September had an operation, during which surgeons removed part of the intestine. Then followed a three-month course of chemotherapy. … Continue reading

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A pensioner is suing Pfizer, claiming that Viagra almost deprived him of sight

86-year-old American Anthony Andreski says: after taking the Viagra he was seriously injured vision, reports DNA India. The man appealed to the Federal court in Manhattan, calling to stop the sale from erectile dysfunction.

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In the United States died the oldest soldier of the Second world war

Frank Livingstone died in a nursing home in Shreveport located in the American state of Louisiana. A veteran of the Second world war in November was 110 years old.

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61-year-old Michael appreciated the loss of his “manhood” 10 000 000 $

Inexperienced nurse at a clinic in the States for 19 hours regularly put the bubbles on ice for the penis of a patient who has recently undergone urological surgery. The result is frostbite, gangrene and partial amputation of the organ.

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A diagnostic system killed the veteran

In cancer treatment methods involving the use of radioactive isotopes, control their distribution in the organism and the concentration in the tissues is carried out using a special apparatus. But for a retiree from the United States acquaintance with him … Continue reading

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Marathon runner-a veteran of sneakers hang on a nail at the age of 101

The Briton, whose name is listed in the Guinness Book of world records, has announced that the Hong Kong marathon which will be held in February, will be the last in its sports career start. But to run the 101-year-old … Continue reading

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Why war veterans prone to suicide?

Scientists from the National Institute of Mental Health (USA) concluded that ex-military are twice as likely to commit suicide than people who are not related to military service.

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3,000 Americans infected AIDS during the procedure of colonoscopy

Patients who underwent a colonoscopy at the veterans hospital in Miami, was warned that they could inadvertently infect the AIDS, hepatitis and other dangerous diseases. It turned out that the tools used during the procedure was poorly sterilized.

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The veteran has received 1.25 million dollars of compensation for hepatitis C infection

Routine checkup turned into a big trouble for a veteran of the U.S. armed forces – negligence of hospital staff resulted in infection with hepatitis C From former major contracted and wife – and the judge decided that the hospital … Continue reading

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Work after age 60 may help to maintain healthy

Continuation of work activities after 60 years, improves health and helps to maintain health at a high enough level. This was reported by British scientists. Modern people live longer than before. It is for this reason that retirement today can … Continue reading

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