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  • Australia: Flesh Eating Sea Fleas Attack Teen's Legs While Swimming

    August 7, 2017 3:22 PM 10

    Mysterious sea creatures that began eating a teenager’s legs in Australia were identified as “sea fleas” on Monday. The incident occurred near Melbourne on Saturday, when 16-year-old Sam Kanizay emerged from an evening dip in the ocean with his legs and feet covered in blood, the result of the considerable appetite of the flesh-eating tiny creatures

  • Watch the video of meat-eating sea fleas that left Australian teen gushing blood at Melbourne beach

    August 7, 2017 11:19 AM 8

    An Australian teenager whose legs were covered in blood after they were eaten by tiny marine creatures at a Melbourne beach, was likely attacked by a swarm of sea lice, scientists said. When Sam Kanizay, 16, felt sore after football on Saturday, he decided to soak his legs at Dendy Street beach in Brighton. Half an hour later, he walked out covered in what his family

  • Australian teenager in hospital after sea bug attack

    August 7, 2017 8:23 AM 17

    An Australian teenager is recovering in hospital after being bitten by multiple "mite-sized sea critters". Sam Kanizay, 16, found his feet and ankles covered in blood after soaking his legs in Melbourne's Brighton Beach on Saturday evening. Jarrod Kanizay said his son arrived home with what "looked like a war injury" and that his legs would not stop bleeding

  • Terror at the beach: Teen's legs attacked by small marine creatures

    August 7, 2017 7:09 AM 80

    If there aren't enough reasons already to be afraid of the vast open sea, here's another. Picture this. As you stare at the luscious glistening sea, you decide to put your footwear aside and go in for a quick refreshing dip. However, as you step out, you realise both your feet have started bleeding profusely. Sounds like a scene from a low-budget horror

  • Tiny flesh-eating sea creatures attack teenager at Melbourne beach

    August 7, 2017 3:41 AM 12

    MELBOURNE: A teenager from Melbourne remained in hospital on Monday (Aug 7), after being attacked by mysterious tiny sea creatures when he went for a swim at the beach over the weekend. Sixteen-year-old Sam Kanizay felt sore after playing football on Saturday (Aug 5), and decided to soak his legs at Dendy Street Beach in Brighton. Half an hour later

  • AIIMS training staff to motivate organ donors

    August 5, 2017 6:55 PM 18

    New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is training its doctors and nurses to convince families of patients who are either declared brain dead or dead to donate organs. Till date, it was the responsibility of transplant coordinators alone to convince the families to donate organs. Aarti Vij, chief of the Organ Retrieval and Banking

  • Myanmar’s H1N1 epidemic raises concerns

    August 3, 2017 9:27 AM 34

    The H1N1 influenza has infected 99 people and caused 13 deaths in Myanmar recently, according to medical personnel. Myanmar people were seen crossing the border on Thursday to get flu vaccines at hospitals in Thailand’s border province of Tak. Aka, an adviser to the prominent Myanmar doctor Cynthia Maung, the founder of health clinic in Thailand’s border

  • India ranks low on breastfeeding practices

    August 3, 2017 8:40 AM 29

    India is among the world's five largest emerging economies where investment in breastfeeding is significantly low resulting in an annual economic loss of $14 billion because of child deaths and cognitive losses caused from poor breastfeeding practices, according to a report. In India, less than 50% of children are breastfed within an hour of birth, whereas

  • 26th Nursing & Healthcare Conference

    August 3, 2017 8:33 AM 15

    26th Nursing & Healthcare Conference is a unique forum to bring together worldwide distinguished academics in the field of nursing and healthcare, public health professionals, nurse educators, researchers, nurse managers, physicians, paediatricians and healthcare professionals, provides the ideal environment to disseminate and gain current knowledge

  • Disease gene 'edited' in human embryos in scientific first

    August 2, 2017 5:06 PM 19

    PARIS: Scientists in the United States have repaired a disease-causing mutation in the DNA of early-stage human embryos, they said Wednesday (Aug 2), taking a step closer to engineering babies free of inherited disorders. The team's successful use of the CRISPR "gene editing" tool in viable embryos was hailed as a technical feat by outside experts, who called