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Old fashioned roller coasters can help patients pass kidney stones

06 October 2016 03:43:55 Ukraine Business Online

Not your basic clinical procedure -- a respected university urologist does the research that proves the improbable, i.e. riding certain roller coasters can help patients pass kidney stones. Perhaps even more bizarre result of the research – proof that the efficacy rate of this procedure varies widely – from 16% to 100% - depending on where you sit on the roller coaster and “if the stone is located in the upper chamber of the kidney.”

Vice All News Time06 October 2016 03:43:55


Child thrown off roller coaster is third horrific amusement park accident this week

12 August 2016 16:04:26 - World News

A 3-year-old boy was thrown from a roller coaster without seatbelts in Pennsylvania on Thursday. The boy’s condition is unknown, but Idlewild & Soak Zone park officials told WPXI that ......

Vice All News Time12 August 2016 16:04:26

Boy injured in fall from roller-coaster at Pennsylvania amusement park

12 August 2016 01:59:21 - World News

A boy has been hospitalized after falling from a wooden roller-coaster in Pennsylvania. It's the third amusement park accident reported in the U.S. this week. ......

Vice All News Time12 August 2016 01:59:21

Scotland roller coaster crash victim, relative give updates

27 June 2016 18:26:35 - World News

GLASGOW, Scotland — Relatives and victims of Sunday's roller coaster accident in Scotland are beginning to speak out about what happened when an amusement park ride derailed. The distraught grandfather of an 11-year-old victim said on social media that surgeons have managed to save the boy's hand. Eight children and two adults were hospitalized after five gondolas on the Tsunami ride at MD's amusement park in Motherwell, near Glasgow, derailed and plummeted 20 feet to the ground in front of horrified witnesses. Liam...

Vice All News Time27 June 2016 18:26:35

USS Battlestar Galactica roller coaster malfunctions with riders stuck for 20mins

06 April 2016 21:39:34 Singapore News latest RSS headlines - Singapore

Thrill-seekers at Universal Studios Singapore (USS) were stuck on the popular Battlestar Galactica ride for about 20 minutes after the roller-coaster malfunctioned today at around ...

Vice All News Time06 April 2016 21:39:34

China stock market stabilizes after roller coaster ride

07 September 2015 11:35:36 China News latest RSS headlines - China National

After a roller coaster rush since July 2014, China's stock market has stabilized and risks have been released to some extent, the securities regulator said ...

Vice All News Time07 September 2015 11:35:36

Man killed by roller coaster at Ohio's Cedar Point theme park

14 August 2015 02:34:54 - World News

A coroner says a man is dead after he entered a restricted area looking for a lost cell phone at an Ohio theme park and was hit by a roller coaster.......

Vice All News Time14 August 2015 02:34:54

Man killed by roller coaster at Ohio's Cedar Point theme park

14 August 2015 02:04:49 - World News

A coroner says a man is dead after he entered a restricted area looking for a lost cell phone at an Ohio theme park and was hit by a roller coaster. The Erie County coroner tells reporters that a...

Vice All News Time14 August 2015 02:04:49

Crash roller coaster to stay closed

05 June 2015 16:45:14

Alton Towers is to reopen “within the next few days” but the ride involved in the crash in which 16 people were injured will remain shut for the foreseeable future, the company which runs the park has announced. Four people were seriously hurt in Tuesday’s accident involving the Smiler ride and the Staffordshire tourist attraction has been closed since then, racking up losses of around £500,000 a day for owner Merlin Entertainment. The company said today that new “safety protocols” were being issued. The company said: “The safety of our visitors is our fundamental priority. We have a strong safety record at Alton Towers and across the Merlin Group. “Today we are enhancing our safety standards by issuing an additional set of safety protocols and procedures that will reinforce the safe operation of our multi-car roller coasters. These are effective immediately. “Each roller coaster has its own individual operating process and characteristics. Our central safety management team, together with local park operations, will now work to implement and brief operating staff on these protocols. “As a consequence, two roller coaster rides have been withdrawn from service until the new...

Vice All News Time05 June 2015 16:45:14

Four badly hurt in Alton Towers roller-coaster crash in UK

03 June 2015 05:05:19 - World News

An air ambulance flies over The Smiler at Alton Towers in Alton, Britain where 16 were injured. Photo: Daren Staples London: Three teenagers are among four people seriously injured when two carriages on a roller coaster collided at the Alton Towers theme park in central England. The accident happened on The Smiler, an 80km/h ride featuring a world record 14 loops, when a carriage carrying 16 passengers crashed into an empty carriage that was stationary at the top of the ride. Four passengers - two men aged 27 and 18, a 17-year-old girl and a 19-year-old woman...

Vice All News Time03 June 2015 05:05:19