22August2017

Skinniest Person In The World- 55 lbs

I’m not going to teach young girls how to die’: Frightening words of 4st anorexic who gets FAN MAIL because she’s so thin Valeria Levitin, 39, developed the eating disorder as a teenager after years of her mother weighing [...]

Parenting with Pets: Cat cures young boy with selective mutism

The seven-year-old boy trapped in a silent world… until his cat Jessi taught him to speak When Lorcan Dillon uttered the words ‘I love you’, for the first time, his mother Jayne was understandably elated. ‘I was so moved, but I had [...]

Woman born without any adipose tissue: A motivational speaker

Gist: The ‘World’s Ugliest Woman,’ Who Can’t Gain Weight At 58 Pounds Rare: Miss Velasquez was born without any adipose tissue, meaning she has no body fat and, despite eating up to 60 small meals a day, remains at a [...]

Doctors use superglue to save baby with brain aneurysm

A 20-day-old baby born with a deadly aneurysm has been saved with the help of superglue. A quick-thinking and enterprising doctor University of Kansas Hospital was able to save the baby life with the help of a commonly known household substance: [...]

Rebuilding Japan | Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Program on US-Japan Relations / Edwin O. Reischauer Insitute of Japanese Studies Program on US-Japan Relations Seminar Panalists: Robert Alan Feldman Managing Director, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd. Michael Reich Taro Takemi Professor [...]

Pinki Pramanik’s privacy violated

If of late you have been sickened by the way the West Bengal Police have treated Pinki Pramanik, then think again. The extreme voyeurism exhibited in the leak of her video (that is how she identifies herself) medical ‘screening’ [...]

Study Digs Into Secrets of Keeping HIV in Check

Patients known as ‘elite controllers’ fend off AIDS for years A small number of HIV-infected patients have immune systems that are able to keep AIDS at bay by preventing the virus from reproducing for years, and researchers are reporting [...]

Scheme for children with cancer soon

The State Government will soon announce a scheme under which free treatment will be provided to children suffering from blood cancer. Children below 12 years will be covered by the scheme. State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed this [...]

Zebra fish’s self-healing could help spinal injury victims

Findings in a new study revealed that zebra fish, Danio rerio, has been graced with a special characteristic. It has been recovered that the fish has a special protein, which provides the fish with a self-healing ability. The tropical [...]

Seven test tube twins born in 12 hours to create world record in Bulandshahr

Fourteen test tube babies were born using the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) procedure to seven childless mothers in Bulandshahr. Gist: Uttar Pradesh doctors have set a new world record. Fourteen test tube babies were born using the in-vitro [...]