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'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients
'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients

A Dutchman dubbed the 'dentist of horror' went on trial after causing horrific injuries to the mouths of more than 100 patients in France.

'Dentist of horror' on trial for mutilating French patients
Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers
Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers

The lawyer for a Pakistani doctor who was jailed after helping the CIA find Osama bin Laden accused the government of deliberately delaying his appeal after the case was adjourned for the sixteenth time.

Bin Laden doctor languishes in Pakistan prison as appeal lingers
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Horrible road accident in Almaty, water carrier crushes pedestrians

In a fatal road traffic accident in Kazakhstan's Almaty, a water carrier truck killed 2 and injured 7.

Horrible road accident in Almaty, water carrier crushes pedestrians
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Kyrgyzstan fears outflow of doctors to Kazakhstan, Russia

Accession to the Eurasian Union is having a negative effect on Kyrgyzstan's healthcare system.

Kyrgyzstan fears outflow of doctors to Kazakhstan, Russia
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Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani scientists have developed a wound dressing from cattle tissue.

Wound dressing from cattle tissue developed in Kazakhstan
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Drastic improvements in Kazakhstan oncology: increased financing and higher detection rates

Chief Oncologist of the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development Kuanysh Nurgaviyev has reported on positive trends in the oncological situation in Kazakhstan and explained the increase of new cancer cases.

Drastic improvements in Kazakhstan oncology: increased financing and higher detection rates
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Doctors in Kazakhstan may be forbidden to write on paper

Minister of Health and Social Development of Kazakhstan Tamara Duisenova said that doctors in Kazakhstan would not be allowed to fill out papers while treating patients.

Doctors in Kazakhstan may be forbidden to write on paper
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Vaccination against measles in Kazakhstan puts teenagers into hospital beds

Vaccination against measles in Kazakhstan went terribly wrong when dozens of teenagers were hospitalized in fever and unconscious to local hospitals.

Vaccination against measles in Kazakhstan puts teenagers into hospital beds
Alexey Tsoy. Photo courtesy of personal Facebook page
New Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed in Kazakhstan

Alexey Tsoy has been appointed the new Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development in Kazakhstan.

New Vice Minister of Healthcare and Social Development appointed in Kazakhstan
Jaw reconstruction surgery. Photo ©  Alisher Akhmetov
More Kazakhstanis to seek medical help in South Korea with visa free regime

The visa free regime between South Korea and Kazakhstan will increase the flow of health tourists in 2015.

More Kazakhstanis to seek medical help in South Korea with visa free regime
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Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions

A study in The BMJ medical journal said Swedes with a high intake of cow's milk died younger -- and women suffered more fractures.

Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions
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Kazakhstan is medically and legally ready for cadaveric donation

Medical specialists discussed Kazakhstan’s readiness for cadaveric donation both in legal and medical terms at New Vision of Transplantology press conference.

Kazakhstan is medically and legally ready for cadaveric donation
General Manager of the Astana Pro Team Alexander Vinokurov. Photo © Yaroslav Radlovsky
Vinokurov comments on doping scandal of Iglinsky brothers

The General Manager of Kazakhstan's Astana Pro Team Alexander Vinokurov has commented on the doping incident involving Iglinskiy brothers.

Vinokurov comments on doping scandal of Iglinsky brothers
US doctor cleared of Ebola virus
US doctor cleared of Ebola virus

US health officials said that a doctor who returned to a hospital after being treated for the Ebola virus did not have a new case of the infectious disease.

US doctor cleared of Ebola virus
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'We are either bad at treating or bad at diagnosing' - state oncological aid in Kazakhstan

Oncologist Nasrulla Shanazarov reported on the state of oncological help in Kazakhstan at the recent International Oncological Symposium.

'We are either bad at treating or bad at diagnosing' - state oncological aid in Kazakhstan
©RIA Novosti
Astana ready to fight serious infectious outbreaks, including Ebola

The deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa put doctors and epidemiologists all over the world on alert, in Kazakhstanб too.

Astana ready to fight serious infectious outbreaks, including Ebola
Photo courtesy of mgorod.kz
Psychologist sends teen to plant bomb dummy in Kazakhstan hospital

Khadisha Sapakova, a psychologist from a district hospital in Taskal village in western Kazakhstan, has put a teen up to bring a bomb dummy to her hospital.

Psychologist sends teen to plant bomb dummy in Kazakhstan hospital
Screenshot from 24.kz
New treatment helps children with ICP walk in Kazakhstan

A recreational therapist from Pavlodar Alexander Myakota invented exercising equipment to treat infantile cerebral palsy (ICP).

New treatment helps children with ICP walk in Kazakhstan
Photo © Turar Kazangapov.
Every second Kazakhstani relies on self-treatment: Ministry of Health

Every second Kazakhstani takes medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Every second Kazakhstani relies on self-treatment: Ministry of Health
Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager
Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager

Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian teenager in what they believe may be a world-record operation, the hospital said.

Surgeons remove 232 teeth from Indian teenager