Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus 'swallowing' people in India; crematoriums overwhelmed

With life-saving oxygen in short supply, family members in India are left on their own to ferry coronavirus patients from hospital to hospital in search of treatment as the country is engulfed in a devastating new surge of ...

Surgery

Two sisters get lung transplants from same donor

They quibble, joke and share knowing looks, finishing each other's thoughts and making snide comments—like many sisters. But a recent heated argument was unlike any other they've had, and it ended in a most surprising way.

Health

India's emergency care system in tatters

(AP)—After a motorbike accident, Bharat Singh rushed to get his brother the emergency care he needed. It would end up taking five hours—three of them spent in a van posing as an ambulance, with an empty oxygen tank and ...