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Cosmetic surgery: How to avoid quack plastic surgeons
Cosmetic plastic surgery includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures that enhance and reshape structures of the body to improve appearance and confidence. Here are a few things you should know to avoid botched body enhancement surgeries.
Romanian woman dies after being set on fire during surgery
31 Dec 2019
A patient has died after she was set alight during surgery for cancer, succumbing to burns on 40 percent of her body. Surgeons had used an electric scalpel and flammable disinfectant in close proximity.
My knee replacement surgery was successful, says Mama Taraba
18 May 2019
Senator Jummai Alhassan, a former Minister of Women Affairs who is popularly known as Mama Taraba, says she has successfully undergone a knee replacement surgery.
Fattest man in the world prepares for surgery in Mexico
6 May 2017
A Mexican who weighs more than half a ton gets ready to receive surgery from losing weight.
7 Nigerians get another chance at life after open heart surgery at OAUTH
30 Apr 2017
7 Nigerians get another chance at life after open heart surgery at OAUTH.
Actor Bill Paxton dead at 61
27 Feb 2017
American actor Bill Paxton, known for his roles in "Aliens" and "Titanic" has died at age 61 after complications from surgery.
Mini robot delicate enough to perform cataract surgery
30 Nov 2016
Science & Tech
A new surgical robot is delicate enough to perform eye operations with more accuracy than human hands, according to the developers.