Chinese man kept alive for 13 years with HOMEMADE dialysis machine

Chinese man kept alive for 13 years with HOMEMADE dialysis machine (bet you'll never complain about the NHS again!) Hu Songwen built his machine after he could no longer afford hospital bills He said two of his friends had died after building and using similar machinesOffered Government medical aid after story went national, but says nearest hospital is too far away and too crowded By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:36 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:55 GMT, 22 January 2013 Three times a week, Hu Songwen sits on a small toilet in his home in a rural east China town and fires up his homemade dialysis machine.

Desperate man from China builds homemade dialysis machine that has kept him alive for 13 years

Chinese man kept alive for 13 years with HOMEMADE dialysis machine (bet you'll never complain about the NHS again!) Hu Songwen built his machine after he could no longer afford hospital bills He said two of his friends had died after building and using similar machinesOffered Government medical aid after story went national, but says nearest hospital is too far away and too crowded By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 14:36 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:26 GMT, 22 January 2013 Three times a week, Hu Songwen sits on a small toilet in his home in a rural east China town and fires up his homemade dialysis machine.

Obesity could be caused by gut bacteria rather than over-eating

It's not your fault you're fat: Obesity could be caused by gut bacteria rather than over-eating Study suggests the bacteria plays a larger role than eating too much or not exercising enoughResearchers found diet that altered gut bacteria caused dramatic weight loss | UPDATED: 13:58 GMT, 19 December 2012 Worried about your weight Chinese researchers claim a diet that reduces enterobacter bacterium could help Obesity may be caused by a certain kind of bacteria rather than eating too much or exercising too little, researchers claim.

A third of primary school children are overweight or obese

The fat timebomb: A THIRD of primary school children are now overweight or obese New NHS figures show 33.9 per cent of year six pupils weigh more than they shouldFifth of children in reception also overweight or obese Pupils in urban areas more likely to be larger than those in towns and suburbs | UPDATED: 11:26 GMT, 12 December 2012 A third of final year primary school children are overweight or obese, new figures suggest.

Customers watch in horror as staff of Chinese restaurant wheel bloody deer carcass into kitchen in garbage bin

Chinese restaurant “caught wheeling roadkill deer into kitchen in bin” | UPDATED: 11:59 GMT, 2 October 2012 Stomachs turned at a Chinese restaurant in Kentucky last week when in the middle of enjoying a buffet lunch, customers noticed a rubbish bin full of roadkill being wheeled into the kitchen.

Chinese girl, 13, forced to be tied to a moped as her family cannot afford medical treatment for her epilepsy

Chinese girl, 13, tied to a moped as her family cannot afford medical treatment for her epilepsy | UPDATED: 19:29 GMT, 24 September 2012 Tied to a moped, this 13-year-old girl is forced to trudge after her grandfather as he gathers rubbish to recycle on the streets of China.

Golden Pig, Coffin Man and Noodles: When Asian tattoos don’t turn out quite as planned

Golden Pig, Coffin Man and Noodles: When Asian tattoos don”t turn out quite as planned. Asian character tattoos have long been in style, with millions of brooding youths, aging hippies and pseudo-intellectuals seeking to express their world view via a couple of exotic-looking symbols etched into their skin.

Bionic hands: Chinese man spends eight years building himself new arms after DIY accident

Chinese man spends eight years building himself bionic hands after DIY accident (well, he was building a bomb to go fishing)Sun Jifa, 51, lost both his hands when a bomb he was creating for blast fishing in Guanmashan, Jilin province, northern China, exploded Could not afford hospital”s prosthetic arms so made his own