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Service tribute to chorister killed in World War One
ST JOHN'S Church in Shiphay held an emotional service to commemorate a chorister who died during World War One. Adolphe John Alford died after being injured on the battlefield in 1918, aged 19. A service at the Torquay church was described as being ...
Torquay Herald Express - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:33

The war that didn't end all wars
It's estimated that twice as many soldiers on both sides died of an especially horrible condition called gas gangrene as from direct enemy fire. When a surgeon repaired a wounded soldier he was taught to knit tight stitches that closed the wound to ...
The Ranger - Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:15

Electric shock costs Sharjah man both arms
We had to amputate his arms to prevent gas gangrene which could spread to other parts of his body and lead to his death,” said Dr Thaer Kazim, a surgeon at Dhaid Hospital. He said the patient needs to have prosthetic limbs after his wounds heal so he ...
Emirates 24/7 - Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:07

Beach-goers cautioned about flesh-eating bacteria
“The bacteria that caused flesh-eating skin ulcers in the US is called Vibrio Vulnificus which can infect an open skin wound and can eat the flesh, causing serious skin infections like cellulitis and gangrene. The bacteria can even spread into the ...
Zawya (registration) - Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:52

Colorado's Frack-Free Movement Sacrificed for Democrats Facing Re-election
Colorado has become a hotbed of activism against fracking, a process that involves blasting a mix of chemicals, sand and water down a well to crack open shale bedrock and extract oil and gas. Proponents say it's a boon for the economy. Home to an ...
InsideClimate News - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 05:31

Royal Pains Recap 8/19/14: Season 6 Episode 11 “Hankmed On The Half Shell”
He tells Ray it smells sweet and he sees gas bubbles. He says it's gas gangrene. Olivia says it was a minor injury but Hank tells Olivia that he has a chronic liver condition that impairs his ability to heal so this could be life threatening. Olivia ...
Celebrity Dirty Laundry - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:01

Firstline and AMCOR FLEXIBLES Signed Cooperation Agreement
On the other hand, presence of free oxygen in the trays with lidding films prevents the development of anaerobic organisms, which in turn are the causative agents of tetanus, gas gangrene, some streptococci. Thealready contained microbes in the product ...
Packaging Europe - Fri, 08 Aug 2014 01:15

The hidden dangers of trench warfare
Trench Foot brought on gangrene, accompanied by the awful odour of decaying flesh. Lice brought Trench Fever, with its raging ... Men ate amidst the stench of rotting bodies, unwashed soldiers' body-odour and poison gas. Heads raised inadvertently ...
Belfast Newsletter - Tue, 05 Aug 2014 05:45

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