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TB epidemic causes lasting damage to lungs in Indian patients, says study
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TB epidemic causes lasting damage to lungs in Indian patients, says study

thesunbest- August 16, 2019

Lung function testing found that patients with post-TB lung damage had lost approximately 40 per cent of their lung capacity. (Source: Getty Images/Thinkstock) A new ... Read More

Should Patients Replace Opioids With Marijuana For Pain? Doctors Are Skeptical.
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Should Patients Replace Opioids With Marijuana For Pain? Doctors Are Skeptical.

thesunbest- August 13, 2019

DENVER — A car accident 17 years ago shattered Ashley Weber’s spine and left her confined to a wheelchair. After the accident, she said, she ... Read More

X-ray reveals dentures left lodged in patient’s throat for 8 days after op
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X-ray reveals dentures left lodged in patient’s throat for 8 days after op

thesunbest- August 12, 2019

A PENSIONER spent eight days with his dentures lodged in his throat after surgery. The 72-year-old man was left in agony with blood in his ... Read More

Delays to see GPs hit record levels as patients forced to wait more than two weeks, research reveals
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Delays to see GPs hit record levels as patients forced to wait more than two weeks, research reveals

thesunbest- August 12, 2019

DELAYS to see a GP have hit “crisis levels” with patients facing record waits of more than two weeks, research reveals. It shows sick Brits ... Read More

Menopausal patients ‘panicking’ because of crisis in supply of HRT drugs
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Menopausal patients ‘panicking’ because of crisis in supply of HRT drugs

thesunbest- August 12, 2019

PATIENTS are “panicking” because of a crisis in the supply of HRT drugs, GPs warned last night. The patches, pills and gels provide the oestrogen ... Read More

Number of patients waiting four hours in A&E soars by a third, shocking stats reveal
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Number of patients waiting four hours in A&E soars by a third, shocking stats reveal

thesunbest- August 9, 2019

THE number of patients waiting longer than four hours in A&E has risen by a third in a year, NHS figures show. Last month 275,526 ... Read More

Inside Venezuela’s hellhole psychiatric hospital where patients are left to rot in cells covered in faeces and cockroaches
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Inside Venezuela’s hellhole psychiatric hospital where patients are left to rot in cells covered in faeces and cockroaches

thesunbest- August 8, 2019

THESE disturbing photographs taken in a Venezuelan hospital lay bare the suffering of vulnerable mentally ill people as the country implodes.  Hospital services across the ... Read More