Tag Archives: injury

Boy narrowly escapes death after metal rod pierces through jaw in horror injury

WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTOS BELOW A 9-year-old boy has made a complete recovery from a horrific injury after he fell off a stool and onto a metal rod, which pierced through his lower jaw and narrowly missed major blood vessels. The boy, identified as Ayush by South West News Service, or SWNS, had been balancing on a… Read More »

Facing ‘Certain Death,’ Teenager With Vaping Injury Gets Double Lung Transplant

A 17-year-old boy whose lungs were irreversibly damaged by vaping received a double-lung transplant at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, a lifesaving measure taken when a patient’s own lungs are diseased or damaged beyond repair and there is no other hope of survival, doctors said on Tuesday. Without the transplant, performed last month, the… Read More »

Erectile dysfunction cream for dry eye? Woman suffers chemical injury following prescription mix-up

The woman reportedly suffered a mild, ocular chemical injury as a result of the mix-up. (iStock) A woman from Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to treat her dry eye was mistakenly given a prescription for an erectile dysfunction cream instead, according to a recent case report in the medical journal The BMJ. The woman, who has not been… Read More »