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Surgeons at a British hospital have successfully separated one-year-old conjoined twins from Sudan, the charity which funded the procedure said Sunday.
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A Chinese hospital said Tuesday it had successfully separated four-month-old conjoined twin girls in a "challenging" six-hour operation.
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They were called "Las Dos Marias," the two Marias, playful 11-month-old twins from Guatemala who were born joined at the head. Nine years after a 23-hour operation at UCLA freed them to live their own lives, ...
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Eating a diet high in vitamin D, as well as the nutrients betaine and methionine, might help reduce the risk of macular degeneration, according to new research conducted by Tufts Medical Center scientists. Their study of ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Disregarding the rules and confrontational behaviours are commonplace with young children and can even arise in the first year of life. For some children, this trend will persist and become ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A new paper by University of Calgary psychologist Dr. David Hodgins says the proliferation of gambling opportunities around the world, particularly online, is increasing the visibility of gambling disorders and giving access ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Compared with other mothers, women who deliver twins live longer, have more children than expected, bear babies at shorter intervals over a longer time, and are older at their last birth, according to ...
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According to a new study, being overweight or obese during middle age may increase the risk of certain dementias. The research is published in the May 3, 2011, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academ ...
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Years ago, identical twin baby boys received a blood transfusion tainted with HIV. Today, one twin is relatively healthy with a near-normal immune system, but his brother is five years behind on the growth ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 29, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Humans are not born as blank slates for nature to write on. Neither are they behaving on genes alone.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(PhysOrg.com) -- The trouble sounds drawn from a Shakespearean plot: Twins identities get mixed up; confusion ensues.
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