Incredible footage reportedly showing a sweat-soaked medical frontliner in China has become widely shared on social media.
The medical team sent from Sichuan Province to Wuhan, a city in Hubei Province, is set to receive a year’s worth of hot pot for free once the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
The decision was made by the Hot Pot Association of Sichuan province as a way to pay tribute to those risking their lives on the front lines, according to People.cn.
A total of 1,153 patients infected by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have reportedly been discharged from the hospital on Wednesday, Chinese health authorities announced on Thursday.
From data received by the National Health Commission on Wednesday, 261 people walked out of the hospital after being cured of the virus, according to Xinhua.
A man in eastern China decided to sacrifice his cancer treatment to save costs for his wife and daughter, who were also struck with medical conditions.
Ke Meinan, 42, who lives in Jiangsu province, was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2015, while his wife, Wang Huaying, 46, was diagnosed with breast cancer later.
South Korea recently became the first country in East Asia, and only the second Asian country after Sri Lanka, to legalize medical marijuana.
Members of South Korea’s National Assembly voted to amend the Act on the Management of Narcotic Drugs on Friday to allow non-hallucinogenic dosages of medical marijuana, the Financial Times reports.
A group of Thai monks has gone viral after performing CPR on a severely injured motorcyclist whom they had come across with while returning to their temple from a first aid training.
The resuscitation took place along a road in the district of Wang Nam Khiao, also known as Thailand’s Switzerland, in Nakhon Ratchasima Province on Tuesday.
A medical student from Jinzhou in Liaoning Province, China is earning praise online after saving an elderly man who collapsed and lost consciousness on a train station platform.
The student, identified as Ding Hui, is a medical student at Jinzhou Medical University. She was reportedly waiting for her train home at the Jinzhou South Railway Station when she heard about the incident.
New reports claim that South Asians living in the United States have a high risk for cardiac disease.
After a comprehensive review of existing studies, researchers found that South Asians are more prone to develop early diabetes and have high cholesterol, which consequently increases the risk for plaque buildup in the arteries (atherosclerosis).
A sperm bank in Beijing has recently made headlines for its strict donor requirements, including loyalty to China’s Communist Party and its ideology.
The Peking University Third Hospital in the Haidan district of Beijing launched a new sperm donation program on Wednesday, posting a list of requirements on its social media accounts for potential donors, according to South China Morning Post.
A Fresno, California man who walked into a hospital complaining of bloody diarrhea discovered that he had been hosting a 5-foot Japanese salmon tapeworm.
In the Jan. 8 episode of medical podcast “This Won’t Hurt A Bit,” Dr. Kenny Banh recalled how the man asked to be tested for worms and what he did next.
I volunteered in Puerto Rico for two weeks, serving as a doctor in a mobile medical unit. What I witnessed was a humanitarian crisis that was far worse than that portrayed through U.S. media.
My team targeted rural communities in the middle, south and west coastal towns not yet surveyed by FEMA. We had expected that the state would have made progress a month after the storm, but outside of San Juan, conditions remained unchanged. Fences and power lines torn from the ground still obstructed the streets. Bridges collapsed and roads were impassable after landslides.
“Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can pay for the plastic surgery.” — Joan Rivers.
What is the reason for the high demand in plastic surgeries? The most important factor, perhaps, is the universal fascination with beauty.