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A woman whose face was disfigured in an attack by her ex-husband became the first American and second person globally to undergo a second face transplant after her first one was unsuccessful.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Now that restrictions on medical tourists has been lifted, the Public Health Ministry reckons around Bt18 billion can be earned in three months provided strict controls are put in place, such as ensuring a 14-day quarantine in hospital and no more than three people accompanying the patient.
Vaccines are one of the most important and effective methods of preventing potentially deadly infectious diseases from spreading among us.
(Reuters) - Long before COVID-19 became a global pandemic that overwhelmed hospitals around the world, ethicists have contemplated the moral dilemma of who should be first in line when medical resources are strained.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is in talks with at least two more companies considering use of the newly created Swiss humanitarian channel to send food, medicine and other critical supplies to Iran, the top U.S. envoy to the Islamic Republic said on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani authorities said on Wednesday (Feb 18) they have intensified a crackdown on the illegal trade of bodily organs after a high-profile death due to an illegal kidney transplant. Police in central Punjab province launched the operation against organ trade rackets after the death of the 34-year-old daughter of top comedian Umar Sharif on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hermes Soto, who turned 5 on Monday, will not be celebrating his birthday with friends. Instead, he is bracing for his 15th chemotherapy session to tackle a rare but aggressive form of cancer that threatens to kill him.
DUBAI (Reuters) - Flights carrying patients needing urgent medical attention began from the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, a long-sought confidence-building measure in diplomatic efforts to end the five-year war.