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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.

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.

2006-07-08 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.

2006-06-13 18:20:00

Children inherit their taste for meat and fish but when it comes to vegetables and desserts it's more nurture than nature, according to a study on Wednesday.

2006-03-26 07:29:35

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian girl who had an operation more than a year ago to remove the head of her underdeveloped twin has died following an infection in her brain, her doctor said on Sunday.

2006-01-10 13:20:00

Genes apparently have a larger role in women than in men in the risk of developing major depression, based on the results of a new twin study appearing in the current issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry.

2005-10-04 07:25:06

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Doctors who conducted a series of tests on 10-year-old conjoined Indian twins said on Tuesday they believed it was possible to surgically separate the girls who were born fused at the head.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.