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Vietnamese Man Pu‌m‌ped With 15 ‌Cans of B‌eer to Save His L‌i‌fe From A‌lcohol ‌Po‌‌i‌so‌‌ning

A man from Vietnam who was ‌d‌‌y‌‌‌i‌n‌g‌ from alcohol p‌oiso‌n‌ing was reportedly saved by doctors after p‌um‌ping 15 cans of ‌be‌er into his stomach.

The man, identified as 48-year-old Nguyen Van Nhat, was rushed to a h‌o‌‌‌s‌p‌i‌t‌a‌l in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri after he was found uncons‌cious on December 25, according to Newsweek. M‌ed‌ical staff at the General Ho‌s‌pi‌tal’s Int‌en‌sive C‌are Unit, led by Dr. Le Van Lam, immediately pu‌m ped three cans of beer into him to slow the liver’s processing of me‌thanol, a dan‌gero‌us type of al‌coh‌ol, to give doctors time to sa‌ve his lif‌e.

Girl in China Needs Skull Surgery After Trying to Remove Blackhead

A 10-year-old girl from Guangzhou, southern China, reportedly went through an open brain surgery to get a part of her skull removed after getting severe bacterial infection when her mother squeezed out her blackheads with unwashed hands.

According to Chinese media, doctors managed to extract 8 milliliters of pus from the patient, Xiao Mei, as well as an abscess from her brain during the five-hour operation at The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University in Guangzhou on Monday, the Daily Mail reported.

Asian and Black Doctors Most Likely to Face Prejudice From Their Own Patients

Black and Asian healthcare professionals in the United States are more likely to face prejudice and hear offensive language from their own patients than their White counterparts, a recent study revealed.

Almost 1,200 doctors and other healthcare professionals and over 1,000 patients participated in the survey, “Patient Prejudice: When Credentials Aren’t Enough“.

Chinese Surgeons Remove 30 Inches of Man’s Intestines to Relieve Painful Constipation

A Chinese patient recently underwent a three-hour procedure with a team of surgeons to remove 30 inches of his bloated large intestines.

The unnamed patient was reportedly born with Hirschsprung’s disease (HD), a rare condition that affects the large intestine (colon) and causes problems with passing stool, giving him severe constipation. HD, which is generally diagnosed in babies and children, affects around one in every 5,000 births.