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‘Silent strokes’ after surgery: study

Up to three million people over the age of 65 each year could be experiencing “silent strokes” after surgery, research published in the Lancet medical journal suggests. Covert strokes, which are not obvious except on a brain scan, are more common than strokes that swiftly bring about visible symptoms, Canadian researchers found. They found that… Read More »

Paraguay man with massive tumors has life-changing surgery in California

A 27-year-old man in Paraguay who endured a lifetime of bullying due to massive tumors that had grown on his upper body overheard his friend talking about a humanitarian organization that was providing medical care in his area and decided to book a consultation. That’s how Enrique Galvan, who has neurofibromatosis – a rare skin condition that causes… Read More »