In what can be considered as a rare incident, a lick from dog led a 63-year-old man to his death. A recent medical case study published in the European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine details how an otherwise healthy man died within weeks of being infected with bacteria in his dog’s saliva. The […]

A 74-year-old woman from Andhra Pradesh might have become the oldest ever to give birth after delivering twin girls on Thursday. The woman, Erramatti Mangayamma was able to conceive through IVF and delivered the twin girls via cesarean section in a private hospital in Guntur. According to the Times of India report, Mangayamma had married […]

Xeroderma pigmentosum(XP) is a rare genetic disorder in which the skin lacks the ability to repair damage caused by ultraviolet light. If the condition is extreme, it’s necessary to cut of all exposure to sunlight. The disease is seen in both the genders and people belonging to all races. However, Japanese people have 6 times […]

On Friday, an overwhelming 40 knives were surgically removed from within a man’s body in an operation that lasted 5 hours. The 42 year old man had swallowed knives for a period of two months. As per Dr Jitender Malhotra who was involved in the operation, the patient had a wild urge to consume metal. […]

Ollie Trezise from Wales is being described as the ‘real life’ Pinocchio was born with a rare birth defect called Encephaloceles in which lack of bone fusion in the skull leaves a gap through which a portion of the brain sticks out. The 21-month old has undergone several painful surgeries to help him breathe better and close the […]