Breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy improves patients’ quality of life

Breast reconstruction methods can be divided into three groups, including use of artificial materials like saline padded bags or gel silicone. There are also many different techniques to reconstruct the breast with a part of the patient’s body. The other method combines the patients’ body materials with synthetic materials.

Design news for January – broken treasures made better and Britain’s only black glassblower

The Modern House goes old school The Modern House has done much to change the reputation of estate agents in the 16 years since founders Albert Hill and Matt Gibberd decided to create a specialist company to celebrate and sell modernist and design-led homes. Never before had marketing property seemed so aspirational and the team […]

‘End of Life Care’: Gitmo Might Turn Into Rest Home as Prisoners Aging – Report

For more than a decade, the US military had to bring medical specialists to the prison to provide medical exams and treatment. There are 40 detainees still held at the camp, The Times reports. There are also 140 medical specialists who care for the detainees but also provide healthcare service for the 1,500 US troops stationed at the base. The Pentagon now seeks to build […]

Henry Ford Cancer Institute Set To Begin Patient Care At Brigitte Harris Cancer Pavilion

“This new Henry Ford Cancer Institute location in Detroit provides the ideal environment for our clinicians and team members to deliver the best in patient-centered care in a warm and embracing setting,” said Adnan Munkarah, M.D., Chief Clinical Officer of Henry Ford Health System. “Those who are battling cancer will have access to the most innovative therapies and […]

Traditional tea losing flavor for young Vietnamese

Though Vietnam is the world’s fifth biggest exporter of tea, consumption in the country is lower than in many other Asian countries. Vietnam’s annual tea consumption per capita in 2016 was 0.44 pounds (200 grams) compared to Japan’s 2.13 pounds, China’s 1.25 pounds, Malaysia’s 1.06 pounds, and Singapore’s 0.81 pounds, according to German statistics portal […]

Following departure from Vietnam, factory worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Japan

Vietnam is sealing its borders to all international arrivals but it still allows entry to skilled workers, experts, diplomats, and Vietnamese repatriates, who are all subject to mandatory quarantine upon arrival.

‘Legacies’ Casts Omono Okojie, Nadia Affolter Joins ‘New Amsterdam’

Nadia Affolter (Jack Ryan) has joined NBC’s New Amsterdam as a recurring. Affolter will play Mina. Additional character details are being kept under wraps. New Amsterdam is inspired by Dr. Eric Manheimer’s memoir Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital and his 15 years as medical director at the hospital. Creator David Schulner and […]

​Vietnamese scientist honored with UNESCO for Women in Science Awards

Hiep, who has spent more than ten years studying biomaterials, is a doctorate lecturer in biomedical engineering at the Ho Chi Minh City International University – a member of the collegiate Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, a prestigious higher education institution.

UK lockdown IS working as new graphs show Covid cases are dropping rapidly

A minister has slammed the EU over its “vaccine nationalism” after Brussels threatened to block the sale of lifesaving jabs to Britain Primary school-aged kids are ‘resistant’ to a super-infectious new strain of Covid - as officials mull reopening schools Hols abroad have been ‘axed’ as the PM mulls hotel quarantine for UK arrivals Medics say they’re ‘confident’ that […]

COVID-19: Pandemic to cause ‘exponential’ growth in heart disease

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