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Domestic assault survivor who underwent face transplant loses sight 11 years after lye attack

Carmen Blandin Tarleton speaks at a May 2013 press conference at Brigham and Women’s Hospital following her face transplant surgery.  (Getty Images) A New Hampshire woman who survived a horrifying domestic assault 11 years ago and underwent a face transplant in 2013 says she has lost her sight after contracting an infection. Carmen Tarleton, whose ex-husband… Read More »

My Body Was Destroying Itself—and It Took Doctors 5 Years to Figure Out Why

Jen BabakhanNov 29 Imagine Florida being too cool: That’s the case for this woman with a rare condition called cold agglutinin disorder. When the temperature dips below 75 degrees, her body turns on itself. Courtesy Bioverativ Sometimes you wake up more tired than usual. Sometimes the weight seems to pile on for no reason. But… Read More »

Malaysia to implement EMR at 145 hospitals nationwide in the next three years

“In order to improve the country’s health service to a better level, the Ministry of Health is committed to ensuring that the electronic medical record system (EMR) can be realised within three years at 145 hospitals nationwide,” said Malaysian Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He spoke to the media after the Luncheon Talk at Menara… Read More »