amputation

UK lottery winners buy a prosthetic limb for teenage boy


August 1st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 13 year old teenager was found to be infected with a cancer disease famously known as Ewing’s Sarcoma. This is a sickness that affects nearly 30 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Canadian with no legs climbs Africa’s highest peak


June 21st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) A 31-year-old Canadian has climbed Africa's highest peak - the 19,341-feet-high Mount Kilimanjaro - despite having no legs.Spencer West from Toronto used his hands to scale ... Read more...

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Delhi rape victims to get Rs.3 lakh as compensation


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Victims of rape and acid attacks in the capital will be given a compensation of Rs.3-5 lakh, the Delhi government announced Monday.The relief will come ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Toll in Jalandhar factory accident rises to 23


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) With rescue teams recovering more bodies Sunday, the death toll in the blanket factory collapse in Jalandhar has risen to 23.A majority of those killed in ... Read more...

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AIIMS gets notice for not giving amputees artificial limbs


February 29th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for failing to comply with its earlier order to provide ... Read more...

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To him his PILs mean more than lost leg - a month after blast


October 7th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Forty-one-year-old Harish Kumar seems to remember his public interest lawsuits more than the leg he lost in the blast when he went to pursue one ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Give Rohini plots to blast victims on priority: Court (Lead)


September 14th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday accepted the Delhi Development Authority's (DDA) proposal to give residential plots on priority to the Sep 7 Delhi blast injured ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Zsa Zsa Gabor mansion put on the market


June 9th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After weeks of speculating that they might offer their house for sale, Zsa Zsa Gabor and husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt have placed the house on the market. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Many holes in Arunima’s story, say railway police


April 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) While injured athlete Arunima Sinha is receiving treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, railway police in Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Attacked sportswoman undergoes another amputation


April 17th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 17 (IANS) Twenty three-year-old sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who had to undergo amputation of her left lower limb after she was thrown off a running train in Bareilly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cuban medicine for diabetic ulcers gains popularity


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago de Cuba, March 1 (IANS) A Cuban medication for diabetic feet ulcers is fast becoming popular in a number of countries and has been used to treat more than 22,000 patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bionic arm that relies on mind power to work


February 13th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) In a chapter straight out of sci-fi, scientists have fashioned a bionic arm by connecting nerves from an amputee's stump to his chest muscles to make it work ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Nano drug promising in treatment of chronic wounds


February 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) Scientists have developed a low cost, nanometer-sized drug to treat chronic wounds including diabetic foot ulcers or burns. Poor blood circulation arising from diabetes often results in skin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gabor to return home for 94th birthday


February 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Ailing actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who was rushed to hospital after she spat blood from her mouth recently, will return home to ring in her 94th birthday Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, high-tech prosthetic arms that can be controlled with thoughts!


February 4th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Northwestern University scientists have developed high-tech prosthetic arms that can be controlled using thoughts instead of a motor.After an amputation, the nerves in a stump remain healthy, at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zsa Zsa Gabor Is Heading Home A Week After Amputation


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) She has been best known as the "Moulin Rouge" actress. Zsa Zsa Gabor had won the hearts of million of people all over the world. She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stem cell therapy used to save man’s leg


January 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Fifty five-year-old Bhadwan Dass from Haryana, a diabetic, was close to losing his leg due to gangrene. But a hospital on Delhi's outskirts has used stem cell ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Thermometer can save loss of limbs in diabetes


January 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A new battery powered thermometer could greatly reduce the number of ulcers and limb amputations in people with diabetes. The device provides early warning of complications which can ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gabor doesn’t know about amputation!


January 18th, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Zsa Zsa Gabor is believed to have no idea she had her leg amputated from above the knee.The 93-year-old actress, who had her right limb removed ... Read more...

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Doctors Perpetrate The Amputation Of Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Right Leg


January 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Sick actress, Zsa Zsa Gabor, has experienced surgical treatment to sever half of her right leg subsequent to the dissemination of a grave gangrene infection to her bone. The 93-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

James Franco, grandma mock fans too scared to watch ‘127 Hours’


December 30th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): James Franco has recorded a cheeky video message with his grandmother for fans who are too scared to watch his new thriller '127 Hours'.The FunnyOrDie.com video, titled 'Christmas ... Read more...

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Ron Santo Passes Away At 70


December 5th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ron Santo is no more. The legendary Chicago Cubs baseball player and broadcaster breathed his last on December 2, Thursday in Arizona. He was 70. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Blast of sound can speed up wound healing


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) An ultrasound device that fires sound waves into chronic wounds like leg ulcers can accelerate healing. Research shows treating wounds with high-intensity ultrasound, which helps to clean the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Boy grows his leg by turning screws


November 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is often said that you need to be determined and everything can be achieved. That statement turned out to be very true for a 14-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Paramedics called as fans pass out watching Danny Boyle’s ‘127 hours’


October 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Film fans threw up and passed out at the premiere of Danny Boyle's shocking new movie '127 hours'.Many of he fans even walked out in disgust during the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iranian Candy Thief To Get His Hand Chopped Off


October 19th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Iranian man is likely to pay a heavy price for stealing chocolates from a candy store after a judge sentenced him to have his ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iranian Candy Thief Faces Amputation


October 19th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The law has proved to be particularly harsh in Iran once again. The local media in Tehran, the capital of Iran reported that a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Scotland sign four MoUs in education sector


October 12th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.12 (ANI): In a step to strengthen educational links between the two countries, India and Scotland today signed four MoUs in various fields.These pacts will also promote student and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How nerve cells regenerate after injury


September 28th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): The peripheral nerves that connect our limbs and organs to the central nervous system have an astonishing ability to regenerate themselves after injury, unlike nerves of the spinal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asparagus, garlic could help keep obesity at bay


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Eating vegetables like asparagus, garlic and artichokes could help keep obesity and diabetes at bay. Scientists are trying to figure out whether a fibre-rich diet can suppress hunger ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Danny Boyle’s Thriller 127 Hours To Close The London Film Festival


August 13th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle's upcoming thriller movie 127 Hours has been chosen to close the BFI London Film Festival on October 28, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stone Age amputee medics more advanced than previously thought


July 6th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Scientists have found that amputation techniques were not primitive, but quite advanced even in the Stone Ages.In a Neolithic site excavated in 2005 at Buthiers-Boulancourt, 40 miles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Austrian doctors amputate patient’s wrong leg


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 3 (IANS) Doctors in an Austrian state amputated the wrong leg of a 91-year-old woman by mistake, and then had to cut off the infected leg too. Surgeons at the St. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Amputee cat gets prosthetic legs


June 27th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind surgery, a cat that had its hind feet severed by a harvester has been given two prosthetic limbs by a British vet. The new custom-made implants, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Marvin Isley dies in Chicago


June 8th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Isley Brothers’ – Marvin Isley has died. He was just 56 years old. The cause of his death was not known, but it was learnt that he passed away in Chicago. There ... Read more...

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