Ebola centers filling faster than they can be opened

Aug 16, 2014

Ebola centers filling faster than they can be opened

Beds in Ebola treatment centers are filling up faster than they can be provided, evidence that an outbreak in West Africa is far more severe than the numbers show, an official with the World Health Organization said Friday. The outbreak sweeping Guinea, Liberia, Sierra ...

Plan gives SDF medics freer hand under fire

Jan 28, 2014

Plan gives SDF medics freer hand under fire

The government is looking to grant Self-Defense Forces paramedics more discretionary authority in treating wounded service members if Japan comes under attack. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government wants the SDF to play a greater security role abroad as part of his drive to redefine ...

Transplant marks new pancreatitis treatment

Aug 21, 2013

Transplant marks new pancreatitis treatment

Doctors at Osaka University Hospital last month successfully removed a chronically inflamed pancreas from a pancreatitis patient before separating the organ’s insulin-producing islets and transplanting them back into the patient, marking a new form of treatment, hospital officials said Wednesday. Since the transplant the ...