All articles tagged "health"

Baby born with two penises undergoes surgery in Russia Baby born with two penises undergoes surgery in Russia

12 Mar, 11:51 PM 29 comments

A baby born with two penises in Russia two weeks ago has undergone hours of complicated surgery

Tags: weird, health

Court orders compensation to girl who swallowed dentist’s tool Court orders compensation to girl who swallowed dentist’s tool

17 Mar, 11:20 PM 28 comments

A court in Russia’s Saratov Region has ruled that the girl who swallowed a dental file while having her teeth treated at the dentist’s,should be compensated for moral and physical damage.

Tags: weird, children, health

Blind man to sue air carrier for discrimination Blind man to sue air carrier for discrimination

19 Mar, 05:58 PM 34 comments

Russia’s S7 airways has refused to apologize and pay compensation to the disabled man which it refused to take aboard, forcing him to take the case to court.

Tags: health, disabled, S7, human rights

Doctors sew back on self-castrator’s penis Doctors sew back on self-castrator’s penis

20 Mar, 03:13 PM 42 comments

A 37-year-old man cut off his penis with a pair of scissors after his girlfriend left him. Yet, he was lucky enough to have the organ sewn back on again at a hospital.

Tags: health, weird

Boy survives after doctors remove 3-inch nail from his head Boy survives after doctors remove 3-inch nail from his head

20 Mar, 04:20 PM 24 comments

A 13-year-old boy was rescued after shooting a 3-inch long nail into his skull. He tried to take his life after an argument with his mother.

Tags: weird, health, children

Russian medics say hadron collider can cure cancer Russian medics say hadron collider can cure cancer

2 Apr, 01:35 PM 8 comments

Up to 2,000 cancer patients can be cured annually by a hadron collider-based device developed by Russian researchers, spokesman for a Russian nuclear physics study center has said.

Tags: health, research

Crisis forces Ukraine to cut Chernobyl pensions Crisis forces Ukraine to cut Chernobyl pensions

9 Apr, 01:04 PM 8 comments

The global crisis may force the government of Ukraine to cut down on the number of people receiving compensation as the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant explosion.

Tags: Chernobyl. Ukraine, financial crisis, health

Russia outlaws “legal pot” herbal tobaccos Russia outlaws “legal pot” herbal tobaccos

10 Apr, 04:14 PM 17 comments

Russia’s chief sanitation doctor has banned the sales of smoking mixes containing salvia and other “legal pot” herbs, claiming that they cause psychosis.

Tags: drugs, health

5 cm. fir tree removed from patient’s lung 5 cm. fir tree removed from patient’s lung

13 Apr, 11:35 PM 291 comments

A five-centimeter fir tree has been found in the lung of a man who complained he had a strong pain in his chest and was coughing up blood.

Tags: weird, health

Chinese girl's death on a train sparks SARS fears in Russia Chinese girl's death on a train sparks SARS fears in Russia

16 Apr, 12:31 PM 23 comments

The death of a Chinese woman on a Russian train from suspected SARS caused panic among the passengers and the media, and had 57 Chinese citizens taken off the train and put into hospital for examination.

Tags: health, Gennady Onishchenko, China

Top Russian doctor calls tobacco producers assassins of nations Top Russian doctor calls tobacco producers assassins of nations

23 Apr, 02:07 PM 10 comments

Russia’s top doctor has slammed tobacco producing companies as “an association of killers”, claiming that they treat Russians like a bunch of savages and are set on destroying its population.

Tags: health, Gennady Onishchenko

Russian man survives drinking 8 bottles of vodka Russian man survives drinking 8 bottles of vodka

24 Apr, 05:34 PM 191 comments

A Russian man has miraculously survived drinking eight bottles of vodka. The percentage of alcohol in his blood was at least twice the lethal dose.

Tags: alcohol, weird, health

Russia examines all air passengers for swine flu symptoms Russia examines all air passengers for swine flu symptoms

27 Apr, 03:27 PM 16 comments

Russia has begun screening all passengers flying in from the Americas for symptoms of swine flu after an outbreak of the virus killed at least 20 people in Mexico and spread as far as New Zealand.

Tags: health, swine flu

Russian scientist predicted swine flu pandemic in 2004 Russian scientist predicted swine flu pandemic in 2004

28 Apr, 11:42 PM 27 comments

A Russian scientist predicted the deadly swine flu pandemic back in 2004, when he said the deadly bird flu was likely to mix with human flu virus in the organism of a pig and kill up to one billion people.

Tags: health, swine flu

Man begs doctors to undo penis enlargement surgery Man begs doctors to undo penis enlargement surgery

4 May, 02:23 PM 177 comments

Just one month after undergoing a penis enlargement surgery, a patient of a Moscow plastic surgery clinic has asked the doctors to restore the original size of his penis.

Tags: sex, health, weird

Risk of swine flu persists in Russia - WHO Risk of swine flu persists in Russia - WHO

4 May, 05:09 PM 9 comments

The risk of swine flu cases breaking out in Russia still persists, the Russian office of the World Health Organization has said in spite of no confirmed swine flu cases in the country.

Tags: swine flu, health, WHO

Swine flu threat ridiculous, expert says Swine flu threat ridiculous, expert says

5 May, 02:42 PM 6 comments

The epidemics of А/H1N1 influenza is in no way going to repeat the devastation caused by the Spanish influenza in the early twentieth century, when over 20 million people died of a flu pandemic, a top Russian doctor says.

Tags: swine flu, health

Russia clears 6 US states to import pork, adds 2 more to banned list Russia clears 6 US states to import pork, adds 2 more to banned list

7 May, 10:53 PM 14 comments

Among the mounting swine flu pandemic fears, Russia has lifted ban on pork imports from six US states but added two new states to the banned list.

Tags: swine flu, US, health

Russian man fasts 100 days on water and holy books Russian man fasts 100 days on water and holy books

13 May, 01:17 PM 37 comments

A 33-year-old Russian man has voluntarily fasted for 101 days, reading the Bible and the Koran.

Tags: weird, food, health

Woman attacks husband's member with power drill for excessive spending Woman attacks husband's member with power drill for excessive spending

18 May, 12:03 PM 27 comments

A Russian woman attacked her husband with an electric drill after learning that he had spent his salary on alcohol.

Tags: health, weird, women



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