Tiny video capsule shows promise as an alternative to endoscopy

While ingestible video capsule endoscopes have been around for many years, the capsules have been limited by the fact that they could not be controlled by physicians. They moved passively, driven only by gravity and the natural ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cholera outbreak kills 10 in S.Africa

An outbreak of cholera has killed at least 10 people near South Africa's capital of Pretoria, health authorities said Sunday, urging the public to be "extra vigilant".

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mug-size hair mass snipped from Czech with rare syndrome

A Czech hospital said Tuesday its surgeons removed a mass of hair the size of a beer mug from the stomach of a girl who suffers from an extremely rare hair eating disorder.

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