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Less than a quarter of cancer patients have access to safe surgery: study

Fewer than a quarter of the 15 million people diagnosed with cancer worldwide this year have access to safe and proper surgery.

Less than a quarter of cancer patients have access to safe surgery: study
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Music eases pain after surgery: study

Listening to music before, after and even during surgery reduces anxiety and the need for painkillers, according to a comprehensive study published.

Music eases pain after surgery: study
Sam Smith to undergo vocal surgery, cancels shows
Sam Smith to undergo vocal surgery, cancels shows

Sam Smith said Thursday he would undergo surgery on his vocal cords and canceled weeks of shows.

Sam Smith to undergo vocal surgery, cancels shows
Asem Shakyakhmetova. Photo courtesy of altaynews.kz.
Sole survivor in Kazakhstan's plane crash undergoes five surgeries

The only survivor in the AN-2 plane crash in Zhambyl Oblast, Kazakhstan, Asem Shayakhmetova has had five surgeries from on January 27-29, 2015.

Sole survivor in Kazakhstan's plane crash undergoes five surgeries
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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Medical tourism - growing sector in Kazakhstan

Medical tourism is a growing sector in Kazakhstan with more than 800 foreign nationals coming to the country to be treated, including from the US, Japan and Italy.

Medical tourism - growing sector in Kazakhstan
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Kazakh businessmen send generator to Kyrgyz hospital after doctors perform open heart surgery with no electricity

Kazakh businessmen have raised money for a generator and sent the equipment to the Kyrgyz hospital, where doctors had to scandalously make a open heart surgery during an blackout.

Kazakh businessmen send generator to Kyrgyz hospital after doctors perform open heart surgery with no electricity
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Plastic surgery becomes popular among Kazakh men

Today there are more and more Kazakhstani men resorting to plastic surgery.

Plastic surgery becomes popular among Kazakh men
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Surgeons remove pencil from boy's chest in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstani surgeons have removed a pencil from the chest of a 10 y.o. boy.

Surgeons remove pencil from boy's chest in Kazakhstan
U2's Bono needs surgery after cycling accident
U2's Bono needs surgery after cycling accident

U2 frontman Bono will be getting surgery after injuring his arm in a fall from his bicycle in New York's Central Park.

U2's Bono needs surgery after cycling accident
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Australian doctors transplant 'dead' hearts in surgical breakthrough

Australian surgeons said they have used hearts which had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first they said could change the way organs are donated.

Australian doctors transplant 'dead' hearts in surgical breakthrough
Yerdaulet Bozugulov and his sister Zhanagul. Photo courtesy of Kyzylorda Oblast Akimat press office
First kidney transplantation in Kyzylorda

For the firs time, a kidney transplantation has been conducted in Kyzylorda.

First kidney transplantation in Kyzylorda
Hydro gel breast implants developed in Kazakhstan
Hydro gel breast implants developed in Kazakhstan

Breast implants developed by Kazakhstani scientists will possibly find a market in South Korea.

Hydro gel breast implants developed in Kazakhstan
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Only 20% of infants with heart diseases get help in Kazakhstan

Only 20 percent of infants with heart diseases receive medical aid in Kazakhstan.

Only 20% of infants with heart diseases get help in Kazakhstan
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Kazakhstan makes first brain tumor surgery

National Center for Neurosurgery in Astana has successfully remove a brain tumor located close to motor cortex - the first such surgery in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan makes first brain tumor surgery
Adilbek and Dr. Vladimir Kukhar. Photo courtesy of  kstnews.kz
Surgeon saves child's life with angle grinder

A local surgeon in Kostanay Oblast village Vladimir Kukhar saved a boy’s life with an angle grinder.

Surgeon saves child's life with angle grinder
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Careless surgery brings child to disability

For 10 y.o. Damira Esskendirova a simple surgery instead of brining relief turned into a constant pain and possible permanent disability due to the doctor’s carelessness.

Careless surgery brings child to disability
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Rio to ban cosmetic surgery... for dogs, cats

Lawmakers in Rio de Janeiro, where plastic surgery is all the rage, have approved draft legislation banning cosmetic surgery for dogs and cats.

Rio to ban cosmetic surgery... for dogs, cats
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Success story: liver transplantation in Almaty

A liver transplantation surgery has been successfully made in Almaty’s municipal clinical hospital #7.

Success story: liver transplantation in Almaty
New Year fireworks from all over the world
New Year fireworks from all over the world

Countries all over the world have celebrated the New Year 2014 with spectacular fireworks and laser shows.

New Year fireworks from all over the world