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Man strums guitar throughout brain surgery

Added: 22.07.2017 10:07 | 3 views | 0 comments

A musician played the guitar while undergoing brain surgery to fix cramping in his fingers, according to the surgeon who conducted the operation in India.


CNN's Dr. Gupta explains McCain's surgery

Added: 20.07.2017 1:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains the surgical procedure Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) underwent, resulting in the delay of a vote on the new GOP Senate health care bill.

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Aggressive growth removed in surgery, doctors say

Added: 20.07.2017 1:29 | 5 views | 0 comments

Sen. John McCain, 80, has been diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor, Mayo Clinic doctors directly involved in the senator's care told CNN exclusively. The doctors spoke directly to CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

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McCain has surgery; GOP delays health care vote

Added: 16.07.2017 4:43 | 16 views | 0 comments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Saturday that the Senate will delay consideration of the Republican health care bill while Sen. John McCain recovers from surgery for a blood clot.


Deciding whether to recommend fistula management charities

Added: 06.07.2017 20:32 | 34 views | 0 comments

We've interested in fistula surgery as a potential GiveWell priority program. However, as with other surgery charities, we have struggled to identify an organization that meets GiveWell's . Now, we're and are excited that we may be able to consider a fistula surgery organization as a potential GiveWell top charity.
Our longstanding interest in interventions to treat fistula can be attributed in part to the popular narrative presented about fistula--the condition, which is often associated with social ostracization--appears to cause a significant amount of suffering, and seems to be treatable. We're not sure how representative the popular narrative is, but as donors, it has contributed to our continued interest in better understanding this intervention, along with the feeling that surgery charities in general may offer low-cost, life-changing impacts.
This post will discuss:
  • Fistula management, including surgery, as an intervention.
  • Our open questions and uncertainty around fistula management programs, particularly their costs.
  • Our plans to to help answer some of our questions about fistula management.


Trump's bullying of Brzezinski crosses big line

Added: 29.06.2017 18:28 | 16 views | 0 comments

A high-profile and powerful man takes to social media -- where he has tens of millions of followers -- to allege a prominent woman was "bleeding badly" after a plastic surgery operation.


The abolitionist fighting to free Mauritania's slaves

Added: 21.06.2017 10:02 | 21 views | 0 comments

A modest office block squeezed between a doctor's surgery and a south London housing project is an unlikely setting to find a man described on Time's most recent 100 List as "an inspiration to thousands."


The high price of Uganda's gold rush

Added: 12.06.2017 12:29 | 24 views | 0 comments

Uganda's mineral industry has enjoyed a spectacular surge in recent years.


French Open: Del Potro consoles foe

Added: 01.06.2017 21:44 | 32 views | 0 comments

Juan Martin del Potro knows all too well about injuries. He has endured four wrist surgeries, likely depriving the Argentinian of collecting more than his one grand slam title.


Surge of violence stokes ISIS fears in SE Asia

Added: 29.05.2017 17:36 | 25 views | 0 comments

The black flag of ISIS has been raised in the Philippines.


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