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  • ’World’s heaviest woman’ loses 100 kg after surgery in India

    March 9, 2017 10:30 AM 14

    MUMBAI, India: Indian doctors said Thursday that an Egyptian who is believed to be the world’s heaviest woman had successfully undergone weight-loss surgery after losing over 100 kilograms (220 pounds). Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, who previously weighed around 500 kilograms, had not left her house in Egypt in over two decades until arriving in Mumbai last month

  • Mumbai Surgery On World's Heaviest Woman Is Successful, Say Doctors

    March 9, 2017 9:40 AM 20

    Mumbai: An Egyptian believed to be the world's heaviest woman has successfully undergone weight-loss surgery after losing over 100 kgs, said doctors in Mumbai today. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, who previously weighed around 500 kilos, had not left her house in Egypt in over two decades until arriving in Mumbai last month for bariatric surgery. "Eman successfully

  • 'World's heaviest woman' has surgery in India, loses 100 kgs

    March 9, 2017 9:39 AM 13

    Indian doctors said Thursday that an Egyptian who was believed to be the world's heaviest woman had successfully undergone weight-loss surgery after losing over 100 kilograms (220 pounds). Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, who previously weighed around 500 kilos, had not left her house in Egypt in over two decades until arriving in Mumbai last month for bariatric

  • Weight-loss surgery for 500kg woman in India

    March 9, 2017 7:57 AM 19

    An Egyptian woman, believed to be the world's heaviest at 500kg (1,102lb), has undergone weight reduction surgery in India. A spokesperson at Mumbai's Saifee Hospital said Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, 36, had lost 100kg after the operation. "We are trying to get her fit enough to fly back to Egypt as soon as possible," the hospital said in a statement

  • 5 Ways To Naturally Treat Allergies

    March 8, 2017 10:25 PM 17

    Allergy season is officially upon us. In fact, it’s apparently 10 to 20 days early on the East coast, courtesy of the recent nice weather we’ve enjoyed. Great! Except not, because with allergy season comes itchy, watery eyes, a runny nose, scratchy throat, and the sniffles. I think we can all agree that allergy symptoms are the worst. The question is, what can you do about

  • Stay Away From These 5 Foods If You Have Heartburn Often

    March 8, 2017 10:14 PM 17

    Heartburn is a common uncomfortable burning sensation in the chest area. Usually a symptom of acid reflux, heartburn can be painful and very uncomfortable. It is characterized by a painful burning feeling in the throat or chest. Heartburns happen when the acid in the stomach goes up into the esophagus (this is a tube that carries the food from the mouth

  • DOH to host HIV prevention program

    March 8, 2017 7:40 PM 18

    The Florida Department of Health in Leon County will host Women of Essence, an HIV prevention program targeting women and girls across the Big Bend region, in recognition of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Women of Essence will take place 1-3 p.m. Saturday, at DOH-Leon Southside, 872 W. Orange Ave. The program is free and open to the public

  • Living kidney donors rates continues to grow

    March 8, 2017 4:01 PM 13

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says on World Kidney Day that the number of living kidney donors continues to increase, having a massive impact on the lives of patients and their families. Organ Donation New Zealand figures show that there were 82 live kidney donors in 2016, up from 74 the year before. Live donors accounted for about half of the 172 kidney

  • Twelve fired for deserting workstations at KNH

    March 8, 2017 3:19 PM 18

    Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) fired 12 medical officers in January for deserting of their workstations by taking part in the ongoing strike. KNH chief executive officer Lily Koros has put 48 others, alongside postgraduate students and interns, on notice, saying they should immediately resume work or face a similar fate. By failing to report to their

  • KNH sacks 12 medics as crackdown on striking doctors starts

    March 8, 2017 1:53 PM 14

    Kenyatta National Hospital has announced the sacking of 12 medical officers for abandoning duty as the government stamped its feet in the standoff with doctors. The hospital also announced that will pursue disciplinary action against 48 doctors who have been participating in the 95-day-strike. KNH chief executive Lily Koros told a media briefing that the doctors