A new minimally invasive laser epilepsy surgery is being performed for the first time in Central Texas, giving new hope to epilepsy patients who are non-respondent to traditional medication.
In developing countries around the world, an X-ray machine can ensure a Nigerian youth will receive proper treatment to heal a broken leg, rather than be crippled for life. Without trained personnel to operate and repair this life-saving equipment, it often lies useless as those in need suffer.
Trapped in the engine room of her father’s capsized shrimp boat for more than four hours while struggling to stay alive with her father’s lifeless body somewhere beneath the murky waters of Galveston Bay, 19-year-old Sabrina Galloway has good reason to hate her father’s boat, hate shrimping, hate Galveston Bay and hate a passion that has been a part of her life since a little girl.
Nora’s Home is the first ever long-term facility offering extended stay and support programs for organ transplant patients. It is an affordable housing alternative for transplant patients, as well as their families.
The 13-year-old boy watched frantically from the bank of the Colorado River as his dad struggled to free himself from the flood-swollen waters. Clutching his cell phone the boy dialed 9-1-1. When the dispatcher answered, she tried to get him to relay the location of the location of his party on the river, but the boy had no idea. Fortunately, he didn’t have to.
Depending on taste, alligator meat is a delicacy, a novelty dish or downhome good eatin’. At the Vermilion Gator Farm, it’s a valuable by-product of a bigger operation.
When the Chernobyl nuclear power plant ruptured in Ukraine in 1986, Dr. Elena Bodnar was brought in to treat victims of radiation poisoning and to study the consequences of radiation exposure.
Mobile technology will play a significant role in the provision of healthcare services globally the growth of the mHealth market will lead to a revenue opportunity worth US$23 billion by 2017.