Latest Conjoined twins Stories

2008-09-23 00:00:29

PADANG BESAR: Exactly a year ago, Siamese twins Nur Badrishah Nurhisyam and Nur Bahiyah were born conjoined at their abdomen and life seemed bleak for their parents.

2008-06-13 15:01:05

A young Indian girl born with eight limbs is learning to function on her own after having two arms and two legs removed from her body, her mother says Lakshmi Tatma was born in October 2005 with two sets of arms and two sets of legs in a village in northeast India's Bihar region, ABC reported Friday.

2007-11-08 12:00:00

A 2-year-old girl who was born with four arms and four legs showed the first signs of movement Thursday following a marathon operation to remove the extra limbs, doctors said.

2007-06-07 06:00:13

By Kokcu, Arif; Cetinkaya, Mehmet B; Aydin, Oguz;

2007-04-17 06:00:34

By Jamie Reid, The Beaumont Enterprise, Texas Apr. 17--BEAUMONT -- Talkative and tight-jeaned twins Tiesha and Iesha Turner seem like any other high school sophomores as they chat about boys, church and music.

2006-11-11 00:00:19

By CAMILLE BAINS VANCOUVER (CP) - Two-week-old twin sisters Tatiana and Krista Hogan are ready for a feast at their mom's breasts.

2006-10-25 21:00:35

By STEPHANIE LEVITZ VANCOUVER (CP) - They've been born but how will they live? Twin girls joined at the head were born Wednesday, a medical marvel that only happens once for every 2.5 million births.

2006-08-08 03:53:20

By James Nelson SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A pair of 4-year-old conjoined-twin girls have been separated after undergoing 16 hours of surgery in Utah, but they face a long road to recovery, doctors said on Tuesday.

2006-07-08 21:28:34

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A conjoined twin girl was in critical condition on Sunday, three days after an operation to separate her from her sister, Xinhua news agency said.

2006-06-15 17:25:22

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Conjoined baby sisters from California, fused from breast to pelvis, were successfully separated and in serious but stable condition on Thursday, doctors said.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.