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2009-02-04 00:25:31

A person's heritage may initially dictate aging -- but stresses such as divorce or weight gain/loss can add years to your visage, U.S. researchers say. Dr.

2009-01-12 13:38:19

A British woman says she will be the first woman in England to give birth to conjoined twins that share one body despite having two heads. Lisa Chamberlain said despite medical advice and social scrutiny to the contrary, she decided to keep her unborn children and accept their unique physical condition,

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2008-11-26 14:20:50

Doctors said on Tuesday that a set of 1-month-old girls believed to be the first known American Indian conjoined twins are doing well and will be separated.

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.

2008-08-13 18:00:43

By Lois M. Collins Deseret News It will be years before "the Marys" -- Mary Ellen and Mary Elizabeth Govea -- are old enough to play with Barbies. But the plastic doll is a visual element of their survival story.

2008-07-08 12:01:16

Fidelma and Paul Greene, from Swords, Dublin, said yesterday their daughters, Lauren and Sophie, were thriving three months after being born. Their unborn children had been given almost no chance of survival when Rotunda Hospital medics discovered they suffered from a rare medical condition.

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.

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2008-04-09 08:15:00

What do you learn by looking at the spines of hundreds of Finnish twins? If you are the international team of researchers behind the Twin Spine Study, you find compelling proof that back pain problems may be more a matter of genetics than physical strain.

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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.

2007-08-25 06:14:19

By Quarello, Edwin Molho, Marc; Ville, Yves Abstract Objective. To determine the incidence of fetal cerebral lesions and their characteristics in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS). Design and setting.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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