First penis transplant reversed after two weeks

Friday, September 22, 2006 Two weeks after Chinese surgeons successfully transplanted a donated penis onto an unidentified 44-year-old man, they were requested to remove it. Despite functioning perfectly and having been physically accepted by the body, the patient and his wife asked for the penis to be amputated, due to the severe psychological trauma they […]

Stingray kills head diver of Underwater World Singapore

Friday, October 7, 2016 Following an accidental death at the closed Underwater World Singapore (UWS) aquarium in Sentosa on Tuesday, operations to relocate the facility’s animals have been suspended. Phillip Chan, 62, the head diver of the defunct facility, was moving stingrays in preparation for transfer to another aquarium when one of them stung him […]

Calls made for prosecution in light of Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 report

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 Australia is calling for criminal charges to be made in light of the final report into the Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 disaster, which was published yesterday. Five Australians were among the 21 killed when the Boeing 737 jetliner overshot the runway at Adisucipto International Airport, near Yogyakarta, Indonesia on March 7 […]

Fire breaks out at Chester Zoo, England

Monday, December 17, 2018 A fire occurred on Saturday at Chester Zoo in Cheshire, UK, in a building the zoo says is the largest indoor zoological exhibit in the UK, at 11:30 a.m. local time (UTC). The only injury reported was a case of smoke inhalation. Some of the animals living there died. Chester Zoo […]

Cleveland, Ohio clinic performs US’s first face transplant

Thursday, December 18, 2008 A team of eight transplant surgeons in Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, USA, led by reconstructive surgeon Dr. Maria Siemionow, age 58, have successfully performed the first almost total face transplant in the US, and the fourth globally, on a woman so horribly disfigured due to trauma, that cost her an eye. […]

Searching For The Very Best Moving Company In Chicago

Find Out More About: Aria Charts Site Au Pop Rock Music byAlma Abell Moving into a new home or office can be quite stressful because it is such a huge undertaking. Many people rent a truck and try and do everything on their own. This takes a lot of time and effort, and only adds […]

U.S. Senate passes landmark health care reform bill

Thursday, December 24, 2009 The United States Senate has approved a hard-fought measure to overhaul the health care system. The vote will be followed by the difficult process of reconciling the Senate-passed bill with one approved by the House of Representatives, in order to get a final measure to President Barack Obama. HAVE YOUR SAY […]

How To Spring Clean Your Home

Find Out More About: Bird Deterrent Products Online Bird Control Australia Submitted by: Ellie Lewis Every year when the snow begins to melt, the birds begin singing, and the sun seems to be shining just a little bit brighter, spring fever starts to set in. This is the time when you get an itch to […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

News briefs:August 27, 2006

The time is 18:00 (UTC) on August 27th, 2006, and this is Audio Wikinews News Briefs. Contents 1 Headlines 1.1 Many dead after jet crashes in Kentucky 1.2 Canadian soldiers kill Afghan police officer 1.3 British soldier shot and killed in southern Afghanistan 1.4 Deadline to release Muslim prisoners passes, journalists released 1.5 Guantanamo inmate […]

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